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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