2017 American Music Awards - Press Room

Diana Ross, lifetime achievement award winner, poses in the press room at the American Music Awards at the Microsoft Theater on Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in Los Angeles.

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- The legendary Diana Ross will headline the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City’s 2019 Kids Night Out event at the Overland Park Convention Center on April 12.

The evening will include a private full band performance and a question and answer session.

The 2019 Kids Night Out event will raise funds to support the annual operating budget of six area Boys & Girls Clubs locations serving nearly 1,100 youth each day. All money raised stays in Kansas City.

“Our annual Kids Night Out event is rated as one of the top galas in the Greater Kansas City area,” said Dr. Dred Scott, president and CEO of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Kansas City. “Each year, we bring leading stars and top performers to Kansas City to inspire hope and create opportunities for thousands of young people served by the Clubs.”

Ross first entered the music scene as the leader of The Supremes with hits such as "Where Did Our Love Go" and "Stop! In the Name of Love."

Her career milestones include induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, the Songwriters Hall of Fame, National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences Hero Award, NAACP Entertainer Award, Billboard’s Female Entertainer of the Century Award, the Soul Train Legend Award, two stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the American Music Awards Lifetime Achievement Award and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

To find out more about Kids Night Out or to purchase an individual ticket or sponsorship, call 816-361-3600 or email events@helpKCkids.org.

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