10 of Diana Ross’ greatest hits to celebrate her birthday

Francis Akhalbey Mar 26, 2019 at 04:00pm

March 26, 2019 at 04:00 pm | Entertainment

Francis Akhalbey

Francis Akhalbey | Content Manager

March 26, 2019 at 04:00 pm | Entertainment

Diana Ross -- Photo via @dianaross on Instagram

Still ageing like fine wine, legendary musician and actress Diana Ross turns 75 today. Rising to prominence in the 1960s as the lead singer of The Supremes, who are till date the most successful vocal group in America, Ross embarked on a solo career after leaving the group in 1970 releasing several chart-topping singles and albums onwards.

Ross was listed in the Guinness Book of World Records in 1993 as the most successful female musician in history both as a solo artist and as a member of The Supremes with 70 hit singles and 100 million records sold.

Other notable accolades to her name include being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as a member of The Supreme, a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, receiving the highest civilian decoration in the United States, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, among several others.

Diana Ross receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007

Ross also had stellar acting career featuring in several movies and television programs notably earning an Academy Award nomination for her performance in Lady Sings the Blues which was released in 1972 as well as a Golden Globe Award nomination for Out of Darkness which was released in 1994.

To celebrate her birthday, Face2Face Africa shares with you 10 of her greatest hits. Scroll through to check them out in no particular order.

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