In 1988 Ross chose to not renew her RCA contract. Film career: 1972–1999
In 1971 Diana Ross began working on her first film Lady Sings the Blues which was a loosely based biography on music legend Billie Holiday. In March 1983 Ross agreed to reunite with Wilson and Cindy Birdsong for the television special Motown 25: Yesterday Today Forever.
She has won seven American Music Awards and won a Special Tony Award for her one-woman show An Evening with Diana Ross in 1977. Diana Ross has sold more than 100 million records worldwide. Ross is one of the few recording artists to have two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame—one as a solo artist and the other as a member of The Supremes.