Diana Ross has announced her first new music in 15 years. The pop superstar and former leader of The Supremes posted a short teaser of the track, called ‘Thank You’ on Twitter and Facebook today (June 14).
“My new single is coming June 17,” she said. The title is, “Thank You.“ “To You, For You, From Me.”
The star has been teasing new music for a while. In March this year, she posted a snap of herself on stage, along with a note: “I miss performing soo much, I am glad I am recording new music and songs in my home studio, this makes me happy, coming soon!”
Ross’s last solo studio album was 2006’s I Love You, which consisted entirely of cover versions, bar the title track “I Love You (That’s All That Really Matters)”. The tracklist included Ross’ own interpretations of classic songs such as Marvin Gaye’s “I Want You” and Queen’s “Crazy Little Thing Called Love”.
The legendary singer was also booked to play the Sunday afternoon ‘Legend’s Slot’ at the 2020 Glastonbury Festival, but the event was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tying in with the name of her new single, Ross recently announced the UK ‘Thank You’ Tour 2022, which closes with two shows at London’s O2. Dubbed ‘A Diamond Diana Music Celebration’, the dates replaced the cancelled Top Of The World UK Tour originally set for 2021.
Tickets for those dates will be valid for the corresponding shows on next year’s tour.
Diana Ross’ 2022 UK dates are as follows:
Tuesday, June 14 2022 – Manchester, AO Arena
Wednesday, June 15 2022 – Leeds, first direct Arena
Friday, June 17 2022 – Glasgow SSE Hydro
Saturday, June 18 2022 – Liverpool M&S Bank Arena
Monday, June 20 2022 – Birmingham Utilita Arena
Thursday, June 23 2022 – London O2 Arena
Friday, June 24 2022 – London O2 Arena