First it was Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil, now its Diva Diana Ross, can the fall get any better? by The legendary Diana Ross returns to New Jersey on Wednesday, September 16 as a part of her In The Name of Love Tour. Tickets are on sale now.
In a career spanning almost five decades, Diana Ross is the recipient of a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and the prestigious Kennedy Center Honors. She is a Tony and Golden Globe winner, a bestselling author, a Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee and is forever cemented in history with two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Ms. Ross was nominated for an Academy Award for her unforgettable portrayal of Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues, and was behind some of the disco era’s most enduring hits (“Love Hangover,” “Upside Down,” “I’m Coming Out”). Her other big-screen performances included Mahogany and The Wiz.
Beginning in the 60’s, as lead singer of The Supremes, Diana Ross achieved the unprecedented feat of 12 No. 1 singles in the U.S. becoming the most successful American group in history and rivaled only by The Beatles. When she embarked on her extraordinary solo career in 1970, she took the world by storm yet again, creating one timeless classic after another and went on to achieve six No.1 hits amassing a total of 18. In the U.S., she has tallied 31 Top Ten singles and 14 Top Ten Albums with worldwide sales over 100 million albums.
With her unmistakable and unparalleled voice, don’t miss one of the greatest singers of all time and a repertoire of songs that have shaped rock ’n’ roll history including “Stop! In The Name of Love,” “Where Did Our Love Go,” “You Keep Me Hangin’ On,” “Endless Love,” “Touch Me in the Morning,” and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough.”
September 16, 2015 @ 7:30pm
Tickets, priced at $40.50, $60.50, $80.50, $100.50, $150.50 (plus applicable fees)
New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark, New Jersey 07102, 1-888-GO-NJPAC (1-888-466-5722), http://www.njpac.org/
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