The Supremes’ legendary singer Diana Ross is to visit the UK as part of her ‘Thank You’ 2022 tour.
The 77-year-old Motown singer-songwriter has released a number of new tracks, her first album of new content since 1999.
Diana Ross has enjoyed fame since she hit the Motown scene in the 1960s, splitting from the group in 1970 and going on to have success with over 50 UK Chart hits.
So, when will her UK tour take place, where can you buy tickets and what will she sing? Here is everything you need to know.
When is the Diana Ross Thank you tour?
Diana Ross has now been confirmed as the singer taking the ‘legends’ spot at Glastonbury, next year.
Ross will play the Sunday teatime slot on 26 June, on the Pyramid Stage. Only Glastonbury ticket holders will be able to attend this event.
Ahead of her appearance at Glastonbury, she will also hold shows in major cities across the UK - including Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow, Leeds, Birmingham, London and Cornwall’s Eden Project.
This is the first time she will have played to crowds in the UK since 2007. The tour was originally scheduled for 2020, but postponed due to lockdown.
The dates are:
Fri 10th June - Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
Tues 14th June -Manchester AO Arena
Wed 15 June - Leeds First Direct Arena
Fri 17 June - Glasgow SSE Hydro
Sat 18 June - Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
Mon 20 June - Birmingham Utilita Arena
Thu 23 June and Fri 24 June - London The O2
Tue 28 June until Saturday 2 July 2022 - Proms Theatre. Lancashire
She will also play at the Cambridge Club Festival which takes place from 10-12 June, and at the Lytham Festival which takes place from 6-10 July.
What is she expected to sing?
While the set list for the tours have not yet been announced, Ross is expected to include Baby Love, Stop in the name of love, Chain Reaction and Upside Down.
Also expected to be performed are tracks from her new album, Thank You, which includes ‘If the World just danced’, and ‘The Answer’s Always Love’.
The full album was recorded in her home studio during lockdown and features 13 tracks. It was released on November 5, 2021.
In a press release announcing the shows, she promised the concerts would encompass an "electrifying tour of music, memories and career magic... with all of her spectacular costume changes."
"Every concert feels like a private party. I can see your eyes and feel your hearts. I’m coming to Glastonbury, with love."
"To all my fans across the world, this is my tribute to you," she said in her original statement in 2019.
Where can I buy tickets for the Diana Ross 2022 tour?
You can buy tickets for the Thank You tour on Ticketmaster, Viagogo or on individual arena’s websites.
Tickets range from around £75 to over £450, depending on seating arrangements and venues.