12/12/17 O&A NYC INSPIRATIONAL TUESDAY: Tracee Ellis Ross Tells The Most Epic Stories About Her Mom

Black-ish star and Emmy nominee Tracee Ellis Ross shares the most epic stories about her mom, Diana Ross, with W Magazine. From stealing Diana’s clothes to going on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Paris for her 18th birthday, Tracee relishes the experiences with supermodels, designers, unforgettable fashion shows and her diva mother. Ross also chats about her first auditions, lessons learned, and landing her role as Rainbow Johnson. Continue reading

11/24/17 O&A NYC MUSIC: Diana Ross- American Music Awards

Diana Ross performed and received the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 American Music Awards. Ms. Ross invites her entire family, Berry Gordy and Smokey Robinson on stage.

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5/1/17 O&A NYC SONG OF THE DAY: Diana Ross – Muscles

Muscles (1982)  written and produced by Michael Jackson, and performed by Diana Ross. 

The single’s erotic music video featured Ross in bed dreaming of muscular men. In one scene she is shown floating through the air over a landscape which turns out to be a man’s musclebound body. The video features a young Gil Birmingham (The Twilight Saga film series) in one of his first-ever media appearances.

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3/20/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: The Wiz- Mable King, Diana Ross and Lena Horne

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The Wiz, the 1978 urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and a big screen version of the Tony Award winning Broadway musical The Wiz produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures. Continue reading

11/2/17 (REPOST) O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Diana Ross- Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace (1980)


Diana Ross- Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace, the HBO special, first aired in early 1980 as part of the network’s Standing Room Only series. Continue reading

2/3/17 O&A NYC MOST MEMORABLE SUPERBOWL HALFTIME SHOWS: Diana Ross Super Bowl XXX Halftime Show (1996)

Diana Ross performed a medley greatest hits songs at half time show at Super Bowl XXX from Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona. January 28, 1996. Diana Ross performed during the halftime show, titled Take Me Higher: A Celebration of 30 years of the Super Bowl. Continue reading

12/16/17 O&A NYC SATURDAY MORNING CONCERT: Diana Ross- Christmas in Washington (2012)


Christmas in Washington is an annual Christmas television special that currently airs on the U.S. TNT network. The 2102 show was hosted by Conan O’Brien and starred Diana Ross, Demi Lovato, Megan Hilty, Scotty McCreery, and Chris Mann.  Continue reading

8/21/17 O&A NYC HOLLYWOOD MONDAY: Lady Sings The Blues (1972)- Excerpts

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Lady Sings The Blues– excerpts from the 1972 film starring Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams and Richard Pryor. 1) The Man I Love 2) Them There Eyes 3) Good Morning Heartache 4) My Man 5) God Bless the Child. Continue reading

5/26/16 O&A NYC THROWBACK THURSDAY: Endless Love – Diana Ross: Live In Central Park

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The legendary Diana Ross took the stage in New York’s Central Park On July 21, 1983. Soon after the entertainer began her concert in front of an audience of over 800,000 people the pouring rain and heavy wind threatened to put an end to the show. Diana pushed on for much of the set, urging the drenched crowd to remain calm and stay with her. Continue reading

3/3/16 O&A NYC CELEBRATING WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH- THROWBACK THURSDAY: Diana Ross- Standing Room Only Live At Ceasar’s Palace (1980)


The HBO special, first aired in early 1980 as part of the network’s Standing Room Only series. It was taped in 1979 at Caesar’s Palace as Ross promoted her then-current album, The Boss. The album, featuring writers/producers Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson, featured songs that showed off a range and power that many had forgotten Diana Ross possessed. This was a peak time in the diva’s career; Ross dazzled audience around the world with her demanding, Tony Award-winning An Evening With Diana Ross stage show, and starred with protege Michael Jackson in the 1978 film The Wiz.  Continue reading