Miss Ross, If You Please, Turns 75

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Diana Ross performing in NYC’s Central Park, July 1983 (Photo: Fathom Events)

Diana Ross gave what was billed as “a very special performance” at this year’s 61st annual Grammy Awards on February 10. The Recording Academy honored the icon and celebrated her greatest musical accomplishments during the broadcast.

The occasion was in advance of the singing legend’s 75th birthday. Ross was born March 26, 1944 and has many 2019 concerts celebratory scheduled. (See below.)

Widely acclaimed as one of the greatest entertainers of all time, Ross has an almost countless number of big singles.

With the Supremes, Ross earned an astounding 12 #1 pop singles from 1964’s “Where Did Our Love Go” through 1969’s “Someday We’ll Be Together.” In between were such classics as “Stop! In the Name of Love,” “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,” “You Can’t Hurry Love” and “Love Child.”

Related: Album Rewind of the Supremes’ #1 LP, A’ Go-Go

Her #1 solo hits include  “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Upside Down,” “Love Hangover” and “Touch Me in the Morning.”

Ross received the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016, the nation’s highest civilian honor. She is an Academy Award nominee (for her role as Billie Holiday in the 1972 film Lady Sings the Blues), was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of the Supremes in 1988, and in 2012 received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

Diana Ross 2019 Dates (Tickets are available here and here)

Mar 26 – Hollywood, CA – Hollywood Palladium (75th Birthday Celebration)
Jun 05, 7-8, 12, 14-15 – Las Vegas, NV – Encore Theater at Wynn
Jun 22 – New York, NY – Radio City Music Hall
Jun 24 – Toronto, ON – Sony Centre for the Perf. Arts
Jun 26 – Lancaster, PA – American Music Theatre
Jun 30 – Baltimore, MD – The Modell Lyric
Jul 03 – Bethlehem, PA – Sands Bethlehem Event Center
Jul 10 – Chicago, IL – The Chicago Theatre
Jul 12 – Toledo, OH – Promenade Park Stage
Jul 16 – Grand Rapids, MI – DeVos Perf. Hall

Fathom Events will celebrate the star’s 75th birthday with a special two-night screening of Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy in movie theaters worldwide, premiering on her birthday. The exclusive theatrical release on March 26 and 28 will feature a remastered version of Ross’ iconic Central Park concert, documented in July 1983, plus never-before-seen footage. For more info and to purchase tickets, visit Fathom Events or participating theater box offices.

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