Many of her celeb friends, including like longtime friend, Diddy, wished her well and shared the news all over social media.

In her speech MJB said: “I’m so grateful for this star right now because I’ve earned it probably three times. I say that with confidence and not arrogance. I say it because I know that now, and I know my worth, and what this means.”

Other celebrities also shared their messages for the singer and actress:

Monica Brown

Viola Davis


Naomi Campbell

Queen Latifah

You are an inspiration @therealmaryjblige, hope you have a wonderful birthday!

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