lenny kravitz mary blige getty 'X Factor': Lenny Kravitz, Mary J. Blige to performAs if the musical talent on “The X Factor” isn’t enough, fans of the show will have two reasons to tune in on Thursday (Dec. 8). The show will feature performances by Lenny Kravitz and Mary J. Blige.

This continues show’s recent efforts bring A-List musicians to the singing competition. Performers in the last few weeks include Tinie Tempah, Bruno Mars, Kelly Clarkson and Rihanna. The show also announced that NERVO, who are working with “X Factor” judge Nicole Scherzinger, will DJ at Wednesday’s (Dec. 7) episode.

Kravitz has been rocking out for more than 20 years. In that time, he’s sold more than 35 million albums and won four Grammy awards. He’ll be playing a song from his current album “Black and White America.”

Mary J. Blige is an R&B legend. In her 15 years of performing, she’s sold over 50 million albums and won six Grammy awards. She’s performing a song from her new album “My Life II…The Journey Continues (Act 1).”

Posted by:David Eckstein