1. American Music Awards 11/19/17: Diana receives the “American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement,” in recognition of her remarkable career and her outstanding artistic contributions to the entertainment industry and popular culture After a stirring introduction from her youngest son Evan—and a suitably epic video detailing her amazing personal, musical and cinematic history and influence—Ross strode down a shimmering staircase to the stage to belt her euphoric 1980 hit “I’m Coming Out.” Resplendent in a purple gown, she led an ecstatic crowd through her latter-era gem “Take Me Higher” and “Ease on Down the Road,”—a track from The Wiz, the 1979 retelling of The Wizard of Oz that saw her star alongside her onetime Motown label-mate, Michael Jackson. A seven-time American Music Awards winner, Ms. Ross has a long-standing connection to the AMAs. In addition to attending the very first show in 1974 and leading several show-stopping performances throughout the years – including a star-studded performance of “We Are The World” in 1986, she hosted the show in both 1986 and 1987. A seven-time American Music Awards winner, Ms. Ross has a long-standing connection to the AMAs.
2. The Tonight Show with johnny Carson 03/2/77: Opening and in-depth interview with Diana
3. NBC’s New Years Eve 2019 12/31/18: Opening and live performance of “If We Hold On Together” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”
4. The 86th Annual Christmas at Rockefeller Center 11/28/18: Opening, The 74-year-old music legend lit up the stage with Stevie Wonder’s 1967 track Someday At Christmas that morphed into a medley of yuletide classics before ending with the classic “Home” from the soundtrack of the film The Wiz for the screaming crowd along with the closing segment where hosts talk about the performance.
5. CBS The 61st Annual Grammy Awards LIVE 2/11/19: Opening, later in the program the Grammy’s pay tribute to Ms. Ross in a beautiful video profile followed by the Lady herself performing live to celebrate her 75th Anniversary. Song live was “Reach Out and Touch”
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