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Following a talent competition win in Windsor, Ontario, in 1960, the Primettes were invited to audition for Motown records.Later, following local success via live performances at sock hops, etc., Ross approached former neighbor (and rumored childhood former boyfriend), William "Smokey" Robinson, who insisted that the group audition for him first.She was the second eldest child for Ernestine (née Moten; January 27, 1916 – October 9, 1984) and Fred Ross, Sr. Ross's older sister is American physician Barbara Ross-Lee.According to Ross, her mother actually named her "Diane", but, a clerical error resulted in her name being recorded as "Diana" on her birth certificate. Ross, a native of Gloucester County, Virginia, was born to Washington Ross and Virginia Baytop.In 1993, the Guinness Book of World Records declared Ross the most successful female music artist in history, due to her success in the United States and United Kingdom for having more hits than any female artist in the charts, with a career total of 70 hit singles with her work with the Supremes and as a solo artist.In 1988, Ross was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as member of the Supremes, alongside Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard.When Ross was seven, her mother contracted tuberculosis, causing her to become seriously ill.
Her 1980 album Diana produced another number-one single, "Upside Down", as well as the international hit "I'm Coming Out".
She was the recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors in 2007, and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016.