mary.jpgR&B diva Mary J. Blige is scheduled to perform on the MTV comeback series Unplugged later this summer.

Other scheduled guests include The Police, Bon Jovi, and John Mayer, but no news yet to when the Blige performance will air.

“When ‘Unplugged’ first premiered, it ushered in a new era of intimacy between artists and fans,” said Van Toffler, President of MTV Networks’ Music, Logo & Films Group.

The series, which began back in 1989, was credited with starting an “acoustic revolution” among musicians, legend being the show was inspired by a Jon Bon Jovi and Richie Sambora acoustical performance at the 1989 MTV Video Music Awards.