Sheryl Lee Ralph and The DIVA Foundation “DIVAS Simply Singing! Raising Health Awareness” Set to Stream December 1, 2023

The DIVA Foundation, the non-profit charitable organization founded by Emmy® award-winning and Tony® award-nominated actor, singer, producer, philanthropist, and community activist Sheryl Lee Ralph, held their DIVAS Simply Singing! Raising Health Awareness powered by Gilead Sciences event on November 19, 2023. Today, Sheryl Lee Ralph and the DIVA Foundation announced the star-studded event will be streaming live on December 1, 2023, in honor of World Aids Day.

The highly-anticipated health awareness benefit concert was filmed before a live audience at the historic Wilshire Ebell Theatre in Los Angeles and will begin streaming on ABC-owned stations this Friday. Go to to find out how/where to watch this year’s special presentation of DIVAS Simply Singing!

Performers of the 1-hour special will include executive producer and host Sheryl Lee Ralph, Grammy® award-winning singer and songwriter Anthony Hamilton, legendary jazz songstress and 5x Grammy® award-winner Dianne Reeves, Screen Actors Guild award-winning and Grammy® nominated actor and singer Amber Riley, and Tony® award-nominated singer and actor Saycon Sengbloh, with special appearances by Tatyana Ali, Kalen Allen, William Stanford Davis, Cynthia Erivo, Brandee Evans, Jennifer Hudson, Sherri Shepherd, Robin Thede, Lisa Ann Walter, and more!

Emmy® award-winning director Jonathan X helmed the star-studded concert, with DIVAS alum Shelly Goldstein signing on as writer and Emmy® award-winner and 2x 2024 Grammy® award-nominee Adam Blackstone serving as Musical Director.

Contributors of DIVAS Simply Singing! Raising Health Awareness powered by Gilead Sciences, Gilead COMPASS Initiative® as segment sponsor, Top Shelf Concierge Service as official transportation sponsor, ABC Owned Television Stations as official media partner, along with supporting sponsors Morgan Stanley Global Sports and Entertainment, AIDS Walk Foundation, and the W Hollywood Hotel. 

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About DIVA Foundation

Sheryl Lee Ralph created her charitable organization, The DIVA Foundation, 34 years ago to mobilize resources, fight stigma, fundraise, and deliver urgent messaging around the awareness and prevention of HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening conditions. Over the past 33 years, The Foundation has launched efforts that harness the power of the arts to amplify awareness messaging. Most recently, The DIVA Foundation launched its new brand and announced its new programming centered across five pillars: Health Awareness, Women and Girls, LGBTQ+, Social Justice & Racial Equity, and Food & Housing Insecurity. To learn more, visit To make a charitable donation to The DIVA Foundation, text “DIVAS” to 76278.


Source: DIVA Foundation, Sheryl Lee Ralph