Diana Ross Makes Appearance On Oprah With Her Kids

25 Feb

 

Diana Ross has just announced a 2010 tour of the United States. The 64 year old musical icon be performing hits covering all stages of her career. The tour will start on May 15 in Boston, Massachusetts. This will be the first full scale tour for Diana since her 2004 tour. Diana promises “Breathtaking Costumes and Stage Designs” on the tour, which is being billed as the “More Today Than Yesterday” tour.

Check here for updated Diana Ross tour dates for 2011. Diana Tour Dates-Website

 

Diana Ross made her much-anticipated appearance on Friday’s (Feb. 25) episode of “The Oprah Show” and brought the house down. And in true final season flavor, Oprah Winfrey took it up a notch with all of Ross’ kids joining, a reunion, some tearful confessions and a performance showing Miss Ross is still quite the entertainer.

Ross brought all five of her kids, including “Girlfriends” star, Tracee Ellis Ross, and Evan Ross, who’s currently starring on The CW’s “90210.” And for the first time ever on TV, she brought along her first grandson, Raif Henok Emmanuel Kendrick, who was born in 2009.

Oprah shared how much Diana meant to her when at 10 years old she saw The Supremes perform on “The Ed Sullivan Show” in 1964. Through tears, Oprah said that seeing African American women on television literally changed her life. Probably one of the more touching confessions by Ross was when Oprah asked her when she had felt she had “made it.”

“Never,” Ross answered. “I’ve never been that confident.”

Other highlights for us? Oprah reunited Ross with Billy Dee Williams, her costar from “Lady Sings The Blues,” for which Ross was nominated for an Oscar. And of course, it was a big thrill for us when Miss Ross took the stage and sang “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.” She still has it, doesn’t she?

And according to the diva, when she doesn’t have it, she’ll stop performing. “If my voice changed,” she says. “If I couldn’t sound like myself, I wouldn’t want to perform.”

The one and only Diana Ross will be making summer nights red hot with her “MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY” tour. The legendary icon will perform her greatest hits in a multi-city spectacular live show. Ms. Diana Ross will be pulling out all the stops this 2011 tour schedule with breathtaking costumes and stage designs, along with a live string and horn section. The must see concerts and shows kicks off in Boston , MA on May 15th, the tour runs thru June 12th.

Diana Ross has had a profound influence on American popular culture and has become an icon in the entertainment industry. She is an Academy Award nominated actress for her unforgettable role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings The Blues, a Tony and Golden Globe winner, a bestselling author, winner of 8 American Music Awards and a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors.

Her reputation as a woman of great style and beauty has put her on the covers of hundreds of magazines. Ms. Ross has sold over 100 million records and recorded 18 #1 hits. Her music became the sound of young America in the ‘60s soon after she signed with Motown Records in 1961 with The Supremes. She embarked on her extraordinary solo career in 1970, and has not stopped since.

Donna Ross Tour Website

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