Diana Ross was the lead singer of the Motown group The Supremes during
the 1960s. She left the group in 1970 to begin a solo career that ventured
into film and Broadway. Ross received a Best Actress Academy Award
nomination in 1972, for her role as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues,
which she won a Golden Glove award. She won seven American Music
Awards, was honored with a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Grammy Award,
and won a Tony Award for her one- woman show, An Evening with Diana
Ross, in 1977.