Motown, soul and dance music icon Diana Ross sets Tulsa tour stop
BY JENNIFER CHANCELLOR World Scene Writer
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Detroit-born iconic American singer Diana Ross performs Feb. 5 at The Joint inside the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa.
Tickets start at $70 and go on sale Dec. 27, available at tulsaworld.com/hardrockcasino, the venue box office or by calling 918-384-ROCK. All patrons must be at least 21 years old.
Ross broke through in the 1960s as a founding member of the Motown group The Supremes. Her work has sold more than 100 million copies since then and a 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award Grammy.
Ross released 24 solo studio albums since 1970, with 17 breaking into the Billboard Top 40. With The Supremes, she released 18 studio albums with 12 No. 1 singles.
Her hits include “Where Did Our Love Go,” “Baby Love,” “Stop! In the Name of Love” and “Someday We’ll Be Together,” “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough,” “Touch Me in the Morning,” “Love Hangover,” “Upside Down” and the Lionel Richie duet “Endless Love,” among others. She’s released 90 singles in her career.
She was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of The Supremes in 1988.
In 1993, the “Guinness Book of World Records” named her the most successful female music artist in history due to her success in the U.S. and the United Kingdom.
In this 2003 file photo, Diana Ross sings prior to the start of a New York Mets game at Shea Stadium in New York. BILL KOSTROUN/AP File Photo