Diana Ross performing at the Grammys
The legendary Diana Ross has been announced as one of the performers at the 2019 Grammy Awards. “We will be honoring her landmark career and contributions to music with a special 75th Diamond Diana birthday performance,” the Recording Academy tweeted. Here’s more via the Grammys website:
The Recording Academy has announced a very special performance by Diana Ross during this year’s 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards. In what is sure to be an unforgettable GRAMMY moment, the Recording Academy will honor the icon and celebrate the rich history of her greatest musical accomplishments.
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 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.
Diana joins previously announced performers Cardi B, Janelle Monae, Kacey Musgraves, Brandi Carlile, H.E.R., Miley Cyrus, a collaboration from Post Malone and the Red Hot Chili Peppers, and more. Alicia Keys is hosting. The ceremony happens at LA’s Staples Center and airs live on CBS Sunday, February 10 at 8 PM ET.
UPDATE (2/6): The Grammys added more performers, including St. Vincent with Dua Lipa, Lady Gaga with Mark Ronson, Travis Scott, Chloe x Halle, Fantasia, Andra Day, and more.
Diana also has a Vegas residency in February.
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