Being Supreme

So I was spinning a few vintage Motown tracks, and it hit me: “Where the heck has Diana Ross been?” Answer: not so far from the spotlight, though she’s done a lot of things besides make records of late. Back in February, for instance, she showed up on the Grammy Awards and sang like she always could. And I need hardly remind you that she was seriously photogenic for a long, long time.

Diana Ross, seemingly on fire

Diana Ross, all sparkly

Cover of Taske Me Higher by Diana Ross

Take Me Higher was her 1995 (!) album; at fifty-one, she was in fine voice, and the title track topped the Billboard dance chart:

And if you were wondering if she can still sing at seventy-five, the Recording Academy would like you to know that yes, she can.

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