Listen As Mary J. Blige Joins Sam Smith for ‘Stay with Me’ Duet

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(Courtesy of Capitol Music Group)

(Courtesy of Capitol Music Group)

Sam Smith and Mary J. Blige have teamed up for a new, duet version of Smith’s single “Stay with Me,” a snippet of which premiered on Good Morning America today (June 2).

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“I’m so honored to have had the chance to work with Sam Smith,” say Mary J. Blige in a statement released by Capitol Music Group. “Sam’s true soulful voice… is the first of this kind I have heard since Luther Vandross, Freddie Jackson and all the great soulful male voices from the ‘80s. I’m completely blown away by his talent, soul and the sincerity.”

The track was introduced to Americans when Smith performed it on Saturday Night Live with a full backing gospel choir on March 29 and is on his debut album, In the Lonely Hour, due in stores on June 17 in the U.S..

The new duet version is available to purchase on iTunes or stream below.

Read more on Radio.com.

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