After being launched by one in all her grandchildren and Grammys host Alicia Keys, the music legend sang “The Finest Years of My Life,” from her 2001 Motown Anthology album.
Wearing a flowing crimson robe, Ross was surrounded on stage by members of her household, together with daughter Tracee Ellis Ross. Within the viewers, Motown founder Berry Gordy, Miley Cyrus and lots of different music stars nodded in approval in the course of the efficiency.
Earlier than launching into her hit 1970 single “Attain Out And Contact (Any individual’s Hand),” Ross informed everybody she was celebrating her 75th birthday.
The Grammys mentioned on its Twitter feed, the “very particular Grammys efficiency” was meant to honor Ross’ “landmark profession and contributions to music.”
The music icon then requested the viewers to sing alongside together with her. A short while later, she stopped singing and supplied a message of hope.
“A lot love on this room. Collectively we’ve got no limits,” she mentioned. “There’s solely success forward, and you may paved the way. Study, dream, unlock new doorways, all is feasible, all is feasible with music and with you.”