Diana Ross Surprised Fans With Outstanding Return At Age 73
Possessing a soaring sweet voice that touches the hearts of millions of listeners, singer Diana Ross is famous for such songs as: “When You Tell Me That You Love Me” or “If We Hold on Together” … Recently she brought fans a big surprise with her outstanding return at age of 73.
American singer Diana Ross has limited her public exposure partly because of her age over the past years. Recently, she suddenly appeared again in a music night held in New York City (USA). At the age of 73, the classic soul star still retains her top form.
During her singing career, Diana Ross’s success has contributed to opening a more open path for the solo singing career of many other black artists in the American music industry. She was named the “Female Entertainer of the Century” by Billboard in 1976. She is the only female artist to have number-one singles on the Billboard Hot 100 as a solo artist, as the other half of a duet, as a member of a trio, and as an ensemble member. Billboard ranked her as 28th greatest Hot 100 artist of all time.
In addition to singing, Diana Ross has also ventured into acting, with a Golden Globe Award-winning and Academy Award-nominated performance in the film Lady Sings the Blues (1972); she recorded its soundtrack, which became a number one hit on the US album chart. She also starred in two other feature films, Mahogany (1975) and The Wiz (1978), later acting in the television films Out of Darkness (1994), for which she also was nominated for a Golden Globe Award, and Double Platinum (1999).
In 1990s, Guinness Book of World Records recognized 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. She was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2007, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.