Welcome to the 2nd edition of TyLeishia’s Hot Blog Celebrity Icons & Greats “Here & Now” This is, “A place where Icons and greats rock this space” a spot that’s hot with yesterdays and today’s pronominal artists. Here you will know what they are up to now and you just may even get the scoop on the spot like “Did you know?” I will be sharing, “TyLeishia’s Hot Blog & Commentary” and hope you will enjoy catching up with the greatest artists that have paved the way for today’s artists and music for musicians, singers and more!
So who better than to start off with than “The Boss” Diana Ross Let’s go!
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Diana Ernestine Earle Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and record producer. Born and raised in Detroit, she rose to fame as a founding member and lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, which, during the 1960s, became Motown’s most successful act and is to this day America’s most successful vocal group as well as one of the world’s best-selling girl groups of all time. As part of the Supremes, her success made it possible for future African American R&B and soul acts to find mainstream success. The group released a record setting, twelve number-one hit singles on the Billboard Hot 100 including the hits “Where Did Our Love Go”, “Baby Love”, “Come See About Me”, “Stop! In the Name of Love”, “You Can’t Hurry Love”, “You Keep Me Hangin’ On”, “Love Child” and “Someday We’ll Be Together”.
Following her departure from the Supremes in 1970, Ross released her debut solo album, Diana Ross, which contained the hits “Reach Out and Touch (Somebody’s Hand)” and the number-one hit “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”. She released the album Touch Me in the Morning in 1973. Its title track reached number 1, becoming her second solo hit. By 1975, the Mahogany soundtrack included her 3rd number-one hit “Theme from Mahogany (Do You Know Where You’re Going To)”. Her 1976 album Diana Ross included her fourth number-one hit “Love Hangover”. In 1979, Ross released the album The Boss. Her 1980 album Diana which reached number 2 on the Billboard albums chart and spawned the number-one hit “Upside Down” and the international hit “I’m Coming Out”. After leaving Motown, Ross achieved her sixth and final number-one hit with the duet “Endless Love”.
Ross also ventured into acting, with a Golden Globe Award and Academy Award nominated performance in Lady Sings the Blues (1972). She also starred in two other feature films, Mahogany (1975) and the The Wiz (1978); later acting included roles in the television films Out of Darkness (1994), for which she also was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and Double Platinum (1999).
Ross was named the “Female Entertainer of the Century” by Billboard magazine. In 1993, the Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history due to her success in the United States and United Kingdom for having more hits than any female artist in the charts with a career total of 70 hit singles with her work with the Supremes and as a solo artist. Ross has sold more than 100 million records worldwide when her releases with the Supremes and as a solo artist are tallied.
In 1988, Ross was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as member of the Supremes alongside Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard. She is the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2007. She is a 12-time Grammy nominee, later becoming the recipient of her only Grammy Award to date by being honored the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
TyLeishia’s Hot Blog & Commentary for Diva Diana Ross “The Boss”
So what we can see that “The Boss” is doing her Supreme Diva Theme as the Ruth Ekerd Hall in Orlando FL. Not to mention she still looks fabulous but then when you pay the cost to be the Boss its a no brain er that Diana has indeed been the example of what it takes to hold the the title and champions belt of Ross the Boss.
To see where she will appear next and to keep up with Diana show your love and follow her millions of fans on twitter ADianaRoss
DID YOU KNOW?
Diana has 5 children,
- Tracee Ellis Ros ~ American actress, model, comedian, producer and television host.
- Rhonda Ross Kendrick ~ American actress
- Chudney Ross ~ Television producer
- Ross Næss ~ Diana’s Son
- Evan Ross ~ American actor and musician.
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