Diana Ross

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Diana Ross (born March 26, 1944) is an American singer and actress. She was the lead singer of the vocal group The Supremes, who became Motown's most successful act during the 1960s and one of the world's best-selling girl groups of all time. They remain the best-charting female group in history, with a total of 12 number-one pop singles on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100, including "Where Did Our Love Go," "Baby Love," "Come See About Me," "Stop! In the Name of Love," "You Keep Me Hangin' On," and "Love Child." Following her departure from the Supremes in 1970, Ross embarked on a successful solo music career with the release of her eponymous debut solo album and its singles, "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" – her first solo U.S. number-one hit – and "Reach Out and Touch (Somebody's Hand)." Her second solo album, Everything Is Everything (1970), spawned her first UK number-one single "I'm Still Waiting." Ross continued her successful solo career by mounting elaborate record-setting worldwide concert tours, starring in highly watched primetime TV specials, and releasing hit albums, such as Touch Me in the Morning (1973), Mahogany (1975), Diana Ross (1976), and Diana (1980), as well as their U.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diana Ross has received more than 23,242,936 page views. Her biography is available in 77 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 73 in 2019). Diana Ross is the 78th most popular singer (down from 69th in 2019), the 454th most popular biography from United States (up from 463rd in 2019) and the 33rd most popular American Singer.

Diana Ross, born March 26, 1944, is a popular American singer and actress. She was the lead singer of The Supremes in the 1960s and 1970s, and is also a solo artist. In 1976, Ross became the first female artist to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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  • 6.21

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Among singers, Diana Ross ranks 78 out of 4,381Before her are Amália Rodrigues, Ian Gillan, Bonnie Tyler, The Notorious B.I.G., Fairuz, and Morrissey. After her are Karel Gott, Anna Magdalena Bach, France Gall, Gwen Stefani, Klaus Meine, and Johnny Hallyday.

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Among people born in 1944, Diana Ross ranks 30Before her are Angela Davis, Sali Berisha, Jacqueline Bisset, Princess Benedikte of Denmark, Sepp Maier, and Rem Koolhaas. After her are Danny Trejo, Dietrich Mateschitz, Vojislav Koštunica, Françoise Hardy, Sebastião Salgado, and Ulrich Beck.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Diana Ross ranks 454 out of 20,380Before her are Lauren Bacall (1924), Bernie Madoff (1938), O. J. Simpson (1947), George Herbert Mead (1863), Robert Johnson (1911), and Viggo Mortensen (1958). After her are Herbert Spencer Gasser (1888), Val Logsdon Fitch (1923), William G. Morgan (1870), Danny Trejo (1944), Roy Lichtenstein (1923), and Robert Zemeckis (1952).

Among SINGERS In United States

Among singers born in United States, Diana Ross ranks 33Before her are Anthony Kiedis (1962), Florence Foster Jenkins (1868), Sarah Vaughan (1924), Billie Holiday (1915), Prince (1958), and The Notorious B.I.G. (1972). After her are Gwen Stefani (1969), Donna Summer (1948), Gloria Gaynor (1947), Steven Tyler (1948), Harry Belafonte (1927), and Roy Orbison (1936).