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Diana Ross teased her first music video in more than a decade and she thanked her sons Evan Ross and Ross Naess for giving her the 'confidence and encouragement' to make it.
The 77-year-old legendary soul singer shared a snippet from the video for All Is Well, which showed her singing the opening lines from the song; 'There's beauty all around you, right on display.'
The mother-of-five said: 'My sons gave me the confidence and encouragement to make this video. © Provided by Daily Mail (
'After spending almost two years not performing and not being in front of the camera, they supported me in easing back into being around lots of people.
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'These three people really took care of me: Evan Ross (producer), Amanda Demme (director), Ross Naess (photography), and so many others.
'I am filled with appreciation for the work that they all did to make this happen.' © Provided by Daily Mail ( © Provided by Daily Mail (
She also has three daughters: Tracee Ellis Ross, Rhonda Ross Kendrick, and Chudney Ross.
Ross announced the single by posting the art for it last week on her Instagram.
The soul star will release Thank You, a collection of 13 songs recorded in her home studio, on Friday.
The former Supremes member, whose hits include I'm Coming Out, Love Hangover and Upside Down, last released a studio album in October 2006. © Provided by Daily Mail (
Talking about her inspiration behind the album, she added: "I spent the past year recording new music and this music is a reflection of the joy and the love and the gratitude that I feel every day.
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"It's an album of great appreciation for life, and for all of you."
The US star enlisted high-profile songwriters for the project, including Jack Antonoff, who has worked with artists including Lorde and Lana Del Rey, Sam Smith collaborator Jimmy Napes, and Rihanna co-writer Prince Charlez.
Thank You will be Ross' first album on Decca Records, the British label established in 1929 and home to Dame Shirley Bassey and Andrea Bocelli. © Provided by Daily Mail (
Ross rose to fame in The Supremes, before launching her solo career as a disco singer in the 1980s.
Her back catalogue includes hits such as Baby Love, Upside Down and I'm Coming Out.
At the Grammy Awards in 2019, Diana gave a special performance to mark her 75th birthday.
She was handed a Lifetime Achievement Grammy in 2012 for her lengthy career, which began when she joined The Primettes aged 15.
The Supremes singer Mary Wilson died suddenly at the age of 76, in February of this year.
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Diana Ross said in a statement on Twitter at the time: 'I just woke up to this news, my condolences to you Mary’s family, I am reminded that each day is a gift, I have so many wonderful memories of our time together,' the Detroit native who is best known for her singles I'm Coming Out and Love Hangover wrote.
'The Supremes will live on in our hearts,' the crooner added.
Singer Beverley Knight tweeted: 'Mary Wilson along with Florence Ballard and Diana Ross changed the game permanently. Hit after hit after hit, on regular rotation to this day. A Supreme Titan may have left us but that legacy will never be surpassed.'
Mary passed away at her home in Las Vegas on February 8, her publicist has confirmed, with a cause of death yet to be announced.
Along with bandmates Diana and Florence Ballard, Wilson was at the forefront of the Motown sound after signing with the label in 1961 when she was 15 years old, originally as a member of The Primettes before the group changed their name. © Provided by Daily Mail (
Long-term publicist Jay Schwartz confirmed Wilson's funeral service will be held privately in accordance with current health and safety guidelines, but a public memorial will be scheduled for later in the year.
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Motown founder Berry Gordy paid tribute to one of the 'sweethearts of Motown', who he described as 'a trailblazer and a diva'.
He said: 'I was extremely shocked and saddened to hear of the passing of a major member of the Motown family, Mary Wilson of the Supremes.
'The Supremes were always known as the "sweethearts of Motown." Mary, along with Diana Ross and Florence Ballard, came to Motown in the early 1960s.
'After an unprecedented string of No. 1 hits, television and nightclub bookings, they opened doors for themselves, the other Motown acts, and many, many others. … I was always proud of Mary.
'She was quite a star in her own right and over the years continued to work hard to boost the legacy of the Supremes. Mary Wilson was extremely special to me. She was a trailblazer, a diva and will be deeply missed.' © Provided by Daily Mail ( Read more
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