Diana Ross
A 24-year-old triple threat who toured in “Hairspray,” competed on “American Idol” and came to the attention of casting agents with her TikTok videos has landed the plumb role of Dorothy in the Broadway-bound production of “The Wiz.”
The U.S. split from Great Britain is history, but the monarchy still has a hold on its former colony’s heart.
French fashion designer Manfred Thierry Mugler, whose dramatic designs were worn by celebrities like Madonna, Lady Gaga and Cardi B, has died. He was 73.
When Bob Mackie was 11, his uncle asked him what he wanted to be when he grew up, and his response was a costume designer on Broadway.
“Thank You,” by Diana Ross (Decca Records/Universal Music Group)

Diana Ross’ first album in 15 years cuts through our present cynicism and slices past the despair.
Publicist Bobby Zarem has died at 84. Zarem earned the moniker “Superflack” while representing and befriending A-list actors like Al Pacino, Jack Nicholson, Dustin Hoffman and Ann-Margret and promoting campaigns that helped New York and his Georgia hometown of Savannah regain their glory.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fred Segal, a notable Los Angeles-based celebrity fashion retailer, died Thursday. He was 87.
Billie Holiday has always been a monster of a role. Diana Ross tackled her on film and Audra McDonald did it on stage.
Lee Daniels didn’t want to touch the story of Billie Holiday. “Lady Sings the Blues” already existed after all.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Mary Wilson, one of the original members of the Supremes, the 1960s group that helped define the Motown sound and style and propelled Diana Ross to superstardom, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) — Italian restaurateur Sirio Maccioni, who opened the celebrated French restaurant Le Cirque and watched it grow into arguably Manhattan’s favorite dining room of the rich and famous, has died in Italy.
NEW YORK (AP) — A massive Norway spruce has been lit up in a tradition that ushers in Christmastime in New York City.
NEW YORK (AP) — Megyn Kelly was absent from her NBC News morning show on Thursday following this week’s controversy over her comments about blackface, amid indications that her time at the network could be ending after less than two years.
This year’s American Music Awards was a reflection of the year in pop music, with women dominating the show, but not as nominees or winners.
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A trove of memorabilia from Studio 54 is going up for bid in an auction that is resurrecting those long-ago nights at the iconic 1970s clubhouse with a legacy greater than its lifespan.