"Be Happy" is the hit lead single by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige from her critically acclaimed second studio album, My Life (1994). Co-written and performed by the artist, the song was also written with Sean Combs, Arlene DelValle and J.C. Olivier. The song contains an instrumental sample of "You're So Good To Me" by musician Curtis Mayfield and a re-sung vocal portion of "I Want You" by Marvin Gaye. The song reached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Blige's third single to reach the top forty of that chart, while reaching number six on the R&B singles chart, becoming her fifth top-ten single on that particular chart. The music video is well known as it was directed from September 16–17, 1994 by Diddy and Hype Williams, shows Mary singing in a white background

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  • "Be Happy" é o primeiro hit single da artista de R&B Mary J. Blige do seu criticamente aclamado segundo álbum de estúdio, My Life (1994). Co-escrita e interpretada pela cantora, a canção também foi composta por Sean Combs, Arlene DelValle e J.C. Olivier. A canção contém um sample de "You're So Good to Me", do músico Curtis Mayfield e uma porção de "I Want You" de Marvin Gaye. O single atingiu o número 29 na US Billboard Hot 100, se tornando o terceiro single de Blige a alcançar os quarenta melhores naquela parada, enquanto chegou ao número seis na parada de singles de R&B, se tornando o seu quinto single a ficar entre os 10 melhores naquela parada. O vídeo clipe foi dirigido entre 16 e 17 de Setembro por Diddy e Hype Williams, mostra Blige cantando em um fundo branco entre outras coisas, incluindo ficando no topo de uma montanha. O single também teve sucesso no Reino Unido, chegando ao número 30 na UK Singles Chart. (pt)
  • "Be Happy" is the hit lead single by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige from her critically acclaimed second studio album, My Life (1994). Co-written and performed by the artist, the song was also written with Sean Combs, Arlene DelValle and J.C. Olivier. The song contains an instrumental sample of "You're So Good To Me" by musician Curtis Mayfield and a re-sung vocal portion of "I Want You" by Marvin Gaye. The song reached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Blige's third single to reach the top forty of that chart, while reaching number six on the R&B singles chart, becoming her fifth top-ten single on that particular chart. The music video is well known as it was directed from September 16–17, 1994 by Diddy and Hype Williams, shows Mary singing in a white background amidst other things, including stand abroad of a mountain creek. It reached the top 40 in the UK, reaching number thirty on the UK Singles Chart, staying on the charts for five weeks. Upon its release, Blige performed the song (alongside cuts from her second album My Life) on shows such as Friday Night Videos, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Soul Train, Teen Summit, Showtime at the Apollo among others. It has since become one of Blige's signature songs. (en)
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  • "Be Happy" is the hit lead single by American R&B recording artist Mary J. Blige from her critically acclaimed second studio album, My Life (1994). Co-written and performed by the artist, the song was also written with Sean Combs, Arlene DelValle and J.C. Olivier. The song contains an instrumental sample of "You're So Good To Me" by musician Curtis Mayfield and a re-sung vocal portion of "I Want You" by Marvin Gaye. The song reached number 29 on the US Billboard Hot 100, becoming Blige's third single to reach the top forty of that chart, while reaching number six on the R&B singles chart, becoming her fifth top-ten single on that particular chart. The music video is well known as it was directed from September 16–17, 1994 by Diddy and Hype Williams, shows Mary singing in a white background (en)
  • "Be Happy" é o primeiro hit single da artista de R&B Mary J. Blige do seu criticamente aclamado segundo álbum de estúdio, My Life (1994). Co-escrita e interpretada pela cantora, a canção também foi composta por Sean Combs, Arlene DelValle e J.C. Olivier. A canção contém um sample de "You're So Good to Me", do músico Curtis Mayfield e uma porção de "I Want You" de Marvin Gaye. O single atingiu o número 29 na US Billboard Hot 100, se tornando o terceiro single de Blige a alcançar os quarenta melhores naquela parada, enquanto chegou ao número seis na parada de singles de R&B, se tornando o seu quinto single a ficar entre os 10 melhores naquela parada. O vídeo clipe foi dirigido entre 16 e 17 de Setembro por Diddy e Hype Williams, mostra Blige cantando em um fundo branco entre outras coisas, i (pt)
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