Staff photo / Rachel O'Hara
Vice Mayor Willie Shaw presents music legend Diana Ross with the Key to the City along with Sarasota City Manager Tom Barwin and wife Margaret Bailey on Wednesday, following her performance at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.
Ms. Ross has sold more than 100 million records and recorded 18 No. 1 hits.
She is an Academy Award nominated actress, a Tony and Golden Globe winner, a bestselling author, winner of 8 American Music Awards and a recipient of The Kennedy Center Honors.
She signed with Motown Records in 1961 with The Supremes and embarked on her solo career in 1970.