Diana Ross


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Ross, Diana

(1944–  ) popular singer, movie actress; born in Detroit, Mich. Lead singer of the extremely successful trio, the Supremes, she went solo in 1969, recording the hits "Reach Out and Touch Somebody's Hand" and "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" in 1970. She portrayed singer Billie Holliday in the movie Lady Sings the Blues (1972) and by the late-1970s achieved superstar status with live and televised concerts. Joining RCA in 1981, she recorded the hit "Muscles" (1982), written by Michael Jackson.
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In 2000 Diana Ross rejoined the group for a reunion tour.
In 1967, after three years of phenomenal success, Motown chief Berry Gordy changed the name of the group to Diana Ross & the Supremes and replaced Florence Ballard with Cindy Birdsong.
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For Diana Ross will tour the world without Mary Wilson and Cindy Birdsong, the other surviving member of the legendary group.
How they bet (prices from Hills and Jack Brown: Diana Ross (3 H, 15-2 JB), Madonna (4 H, 13-8 JB), Chris de Burgh (9-2 H, 12 JB), Celine Dion (9-2 H, 12 JB), Will Smith (6 H, 20 JB), Phil Collins (6 H, 12 JB), Patsy Cline (12 H, 10 JB), Andrea Corr (14 H, 6 JB), Ronan Keating (14 H, 9-2 JB), Leann Rimes (25 H, 9 JB), Anne Murray (25 both, Julie Rogers (50 H, 25 JB).
presented by Ford cruise with a special"Evening Under the Stars with Diana Ross.
TWO weeks remain for Diana Ross fans before a tribute to the Queen of Motown is held at Corners in the Dragon Hotel and Resort at Amwaj Islands.
Diana Ross said in a statement read at Michael Jackson's memorial service on Tuesday that she would "be there" for his children if they ever needed her.
A chef's autograph book signed by Diana Ross and The Beatles when they stayed at his hotel is expected to fetch up to pounds 4,000 when it goes under the hammer.
A CHEF'S autograph book signed by stars Diana Ross and The Beatles when they stayed at his hotel is expected to fetch up to pounds 4,000 when it goes under the hammer.