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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 10 Aug 2012
  • Address:
    1780 Vine St
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 326th
    Monthly Average: 247th

Neil Diamond

Next star: Natalie Cole
Previous star: Conrad Nagel

Biography

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

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Variety, 2019-03-20 13:19:35
“Minnie the Moocher,” meet “The Blueprint.” The recordings being inducted into the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry for 2019 range from Cab Calloway’s 1931 signature single to a landmark 2001 Jay-Z album, with stops along the way for Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline,” Curtis Mayfield’s “Superfly,” Earth, Wind & Fire’s ...

Hal Blaine, prolific 'Wrecking Crew' drummer who worked with Frank Sinatra and Elvis, dies at 90
LA Times Entertainme, 2019-03-11 23:45:00
Drummer Hal Blaine, one of the most recorded musicians in pop music history, died Monday at age 90, his family revealed. Blaine’s efforts can be heard on countless hits by Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, the Beach Boys, Simon & Garfunkel, Neil Diamond, the Byrds and others. In a post to ...

Migos Ad Lib to Neil Diamond, Rap Cardi's 'MotorSport' Verse, Take James Corden Shopping on 'Carpool Karaoke': Watch
Billboard, 2018-11-14 12:59:54
Migos came to "Carpool Karaoke" to play. The trap trio hopped in the car with James Corden for the signature Late Late Show bit on Tuesday...

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