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  • Unveiled: 10 Aug 2012
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Neil Diamond

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Diamond at a ceremony to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in August 2012

Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter and musician with a career that began in the 1960s. Diamond has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. He is the second most successful adult contemporary artist ever on the Billboard charts. His songs have been covered internationally by many performers from various musical genres.

Fact file

  • Birth name: Neil Leslie Diamond
  • Born: January 24, 1941 (age 75) Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Genres: Pop rock folk country soft rock
  • Occupation(s): Singer-songwriter musician Actor
  • Instruments: Vocals guitar
  • Years active: 1962–present
  • Labels: Bang Uni MCA Columbia Capitol(US) Virgin EMI(UK)
  • Website: www.neildiamond.com

Read more about Neil Diamond at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

You know the original, but these coronavirus song parodies are catchy too
LA Times Entertainme, 2020-04-01 21:14:54
From Neil Diamond's updated "Sweet Caroline" to spoofs of "Kokomo" and "Stayin' Alive," here are the best song parodies to keep you company in quarantine.

Neil Diamond sings coronavirus PSA
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-03-23 18:44:03
"Hands, washing hands ... Reaching out, don't touch me, I won't touch you."

Neil Diamond changes lyrics to "Sweet Caroline" in coronavirus PSA
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2020-03-23 18:42:02
Neil Diamond is doing his part to promote steps to prevent the spread of the coronavirus – and he found a creative way to do it. Diamond changed the lyrics to his iconic hit "Sweet Caroline" for a musical PSA about the virus.

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