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Grammys: Recording Academy honors Diana Ross, her landmark career and contributions to music, with special 75th 'Diamond Diana' birthday performance

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Thu, Jan 31st 2019 11:05 am

The Recording Academy has announced a very special performance by Diana Ross during this year's 61st Annual Grammy Awards. In what promises to be an unforgettable Grammy moment, the Recording Academy will honor the icon and celebrate the rich history of her greatest musical accomplishments.

Live from Staples Center, and hosted by Alicia Keys, the Grammy Awards will be broadcast on the CBS Television Network, Sunday, Feb. 10 (8 p.m. ET).

The Recording Academy said, “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. 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. Her magical journey, to date, includes charting an astounding 42 No.1 songs, 91 singles, and 59 albums, and she has amassed more than 100 million sales and streams with her historic recordings. In 2012, Ms. Ross was recognized by the Recording Academy as the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.”

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