CBS AND THE RECORDING ACADEMY™ HONOR DIANA ROSS AND HER LANDMARK CAREER AND CONTRIBUTIONS TO MUSIC WITH A SPECIAL 75TH DIAMOND DIANA BIRTHDAY PERFORMANCE ON “THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS”
Hosted by Alicia Keys, Music’s Biggest Night® Airs Sunday, Feb. 10 Live on CBS
CBS and the Recording Academy™ have announced a special performance by Diana Ross during THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS®. In what is sure to be an unforgettable GRAMMY® moment, the R&B legend will take the stage in honor of her 75th birthday to celebrate her life’s greatest musical accomplishments. Hosted by Alicia Keys, THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® will be broadcast live from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles Sunday, Feb. 10 (8:00-11:30 PM, live ET/5:00-8:30 PM, live PT) on the CBS Television Network.
One of the most influential artists and greatest entertainers of all time, Ms. Ross has without a doubt made a profound impact in the world of music. Considered a trailblazer in entertainment, she was the leader of the most successful female group of all time that launched a timeless global solo career, resulting in milestone chart successes, accolades and film soundtracks, and setting live concert box-office records around the world. Her magical journey, to date, includes charting an astounding 42 #1 songs, 91 singles and 59 albums, and she has amassed over 100 million in sales and streams with her historic recordings. In 2012 Ms. Ross was recognized by the Recording Academy as the recipient of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award.
THE 61ST ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS® are produced by AEG Ehrlich Ventures for the Recording Academy. Ken Ehrlich is executive producer, Ben Winston is executive producer, Louis J. Horvitz is director, Chantel Sausedo is the producer, and David Wild and Ehrlich are the writers.
About the Recording Academy
The Recording Academy represents the voices of performers, songwriters, producers, engineers, and all music professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the recording arts remain a thriving part of our shared cultural heritage, the Academy honors music’s history while investing in its future through the GRAMMY Museum®, advocates on behalf of music creators, supports music people in times of need through MusiCares®, and celebrates artistic excellence through the GRAMMY Awards—music’s only peer-recognized accolade and highest achievement. As the world’s leading society of music professionals, we work year-round to foster a more inspiring world for creators.