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Diana Ross to receive AMA Lifetime Achievement Award

CELEBRATED: Diana Ross

DIANA ROSS will be honoured with the American Music Award for Lifetime Achievement during the awards broadcast on ABC.

Speaking on the award, Ross said: “I have endless memories of all the years that I have appeared on the American Music Awards. It started with Dick Clark and The Caravan of Stars and American Bandstand. It was Dick Clark who said, ‘Music is the soundtrack of our lives.’ So true. I am so excited to be receiving this honorable award.”

Previous recipients of the AMA Lifetime Achievement Award include Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Michael Jackson, Gloria Estefan, Ella Fitzgerald and more.

Ross is a seven-time AMA winner, and hosted the show in 1986 and 1987.

The live broadcast from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles is set for Sunday, November 19, at 8 pm ET on ABC.

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