Ella Fitzgerald gave her first concert in six months and after intermission at Radio City Music Hall she received the "You're the Top" award.

It recognizes "outstanding achievement for sustaining the Cole Porter legend and for winning new audiences to appreciation of his genius.""This is a thrill for me," said Margaret Cole Richards, the late songwriter's cousin who presented the large trophy. "Your music and your recordings set the standards for Cole Porter's music in the '50s."