She's Coming Out: Diana Ross To Perform At The 61st Annual Grammys
The performance is called the "75th Diamond Diana birthday performance."
The wave of performers slated to hit the stage at the upcoming Grammy Awards just got a whole lot more iconic. The Recording Academy has announced that Diana Ross will perform at the 61st annual event for a very special performance commemorating her longstanding contributions, rich musical accomplishments and undying legacy as a performer.
"One of the most influential artists and greatest entertainers of all time, Ms. Ross has without a doubt made a profound impact in the world of music," a press release for the '75th Diamond Diana Birthday Performance' reads. "Considered a trailblazer in entertainment, she was the leader of the most successful female group of all time and launched a timeless global solo career resulting in milestone chart successes and accolades, film soundtracks, and live concert box office records around the world."
Ross has accumulated 42 No. 1 songs and has released 59 albums in her storied career. She was the recipient of the Recording Academy's prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012.
We're thrilled to announce a very special #GRAMMYs performance by @DianaRoss! We will be honoring her landmark career and contributions to music with a special 75th Diamond Diana birthday performance.https://t.co/G7P22j4TkG
— Recording Academy / GRAMMYs (@RecordingAcad) January 31, 2019