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Ain’t No Diva Big Enough: Diana Ross’ Diamond Birthday Celebration Was Every Bit as Extra as We’d Expect

Diana Ross performs onstage at the 61st annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for The Recording Academy) If Beyoncé sings you “Happy Birthday” (and she didn’t give birth to you), you’re probably a pretty big deal. However you may be feeling about Diana […]

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‘I’m Gonna Win’: Phenomenal Woman Debuts a New Campaign and Call to Action in Honor of Diana Ross

Who’s “The Boss”? According to activism apparel brand Phenomenal Woman, we are—and like today’s birthday diva Diana Ross, we’re gonna win. In honor of the now-75 years strong entertainer known as “The Boss,” Phenomenal Woman—the two-year-old label first made famous by their tees of the same name—has borrowed inspiration from one of Ross’ more casual […]

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Exclusive: Diana Ross Speaks on the ‘Magic’ of Her Children and Her Most Famous Concert in Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy

Diana Ross: Her Life, Love and Legacy The date was March 26, 1944 when a true diva strutted into the world. Seventy-five years later and Ms. Diana Ross is not only a diva—she’s now a diamond diva. Celebrating her diamond anniversary, Ms. Ross and Fathom Events are presenting a special two-night screening of Diana Ross: […]

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Diana Ross Speaks from Her Heart on Michael Jackson, Says He Was an ‘Incredible Force’ to Her and Others

Diana Ross performs onstage during the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty Images) HBO’s Leaving Neverland provided space to two of Michael Jackson’s accusers, Wade Robson and James Safechuck, to fully share their stories documenting the alleged abuse they suffered at the hands of the […]

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Diana Ross Defended Michael Jackson By Quoting One Of Her Supremes Songs

Getty Image Defending Michael Jackson in the wake of the documentary Finding Neverland hasn’t gone well for those who’ve done it. One day after Barbra Streisand made controversial comments about his accusers — and then later apologized for her words — Diana Ross has, as per Vulture, thrown her hat into the ring, tweeting out […]

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Jennifer Lopez’s Motown Tribute at the Grammys Gentrified the Genre

Jennifer Lopez (l) and Smokey Robinson perform at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards ceremony.Photo: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images for The Recording Academy) During Black History Month 2019, the Recording Academy decided to gentrify Motown by having Jennifer “Don’t Be Fooled By the Rocks that I Got” Lopez do a tribute to an undeniably black-ass genre […]

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Living History: The 61st Annual Grammy Awards Were a Celebration of Iconic Women

Cardi B attends the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards at Staples Center on February 10, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Neilson Barnard (Getty Images for The Recording Academy) Cinderella could never. In the history of iconic glow ups, reality proved far more fantastical than fiction Sunday night at the 61st Grammy Awards ceremony, where the accomplishments […]

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Music, Fashion and Black Girl Magic: Join the Glow Up for the Grammy Awards Red Carpet

Alicia Keys speaks onstage during the 60th Annual GRAMMY Awards at Madison Square Garden on January 28, 2018 in New York City.Photo: Christopher Polk (Getty Images for NARAS) The performance lineup for the 2019 Grammys may be “in flux,” but we know there will be plenty of showing out (and likely, plenty showing, in general) […]

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One Moment in Time: Only Once Have 2 Black Women Been Nominated for a Best Actress Oscar in the Same Year 

(L-R): Portrait of Academy Award winning American actress Cicely Tyson smiling and raising her arms in the air during a visit to London, February 19th 1973. ; Singer Diana Ross sitting in front of a bank of press photographers at a press conference to promote her film ‘Lady Sings the Blues’, in London, September 14th […]

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It’s Her Turn: Diana Ross to be Honored at the 2019 Grammys, Will Perform Live

Singer Diana Ross, recepient of the GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award, poses in the press room at the 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards on February 12, 2012 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty Images) Can you feel a brand new day?! The Recording Academy is set to honor the legendary diva known as Diana Ross at […]

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First Look: Don Cornelius Tells Gladys Knight About His ‘Not Whitewashed, Not Toned-Down’ Vision in American Soul

Get ready for more love, peace and souuuuul in your life, because BET’s American Soul is coming. From BET’s press release: American Soul is the story about the struggle to make the dream of Soul Train come true. Set in the early 70’s, filled with music, dance, fashion and glamour, this is the untold story […]

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People Magazine Previews Michelle Williams as Diana Ross, Proves Not to Know What Diana Ross Looks Like

Screenshot: TV News (YouTube/People Magazine) We’ll be honest. When we heard former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams had been cast to play living legend Diana Ross in BET’s upcoming 1970s-era original series American Soul, we were dubious. After all, while, like Ross, Williams may have been one-third of one of the best-known girl groups in […]

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People Magazine Previews Michelle Williams as Diana Ross, Proves Not to Know What Diana Ross Looks Like [Updated]

Screenshot: TV News (YouTube/People Magazine) We’ll be honest. When we heard former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams had been cast to play living legend Diana Ross in BET’s upcoming 1970s-era original series American Soul, we were dubious. After all, while, like Ross, Williams may have been one-third of one of the best-known girl groups in […]

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Thanks-living: How a Few of Our Faves Gave Thanks This Holiday

Tracee Ellis Ross attends InStyle Badass Women Dinner on October 27, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Charley Gallay (Getty Images for InStyle) Real talks? We don’t all agree that Thanksgiving is a holiday worth celebrating. After all, its colonialist roots resulted in the genocide and marginalization of indigenous people—and later, imported and immigrating people—the effects […]

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