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Neil Diamond

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.   Neil Leslie Diamond (born January 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter. As a successful pop music performer, Diamond scored a number of hits worldwide in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. According to David Wild, common themes in Diamond's songs are "a deep sense of isolation and an equal desire for connection. A yearning for home – and at the same time, the allure of greater freedom. The good, the bad and the ugly about a crazy little thing called love." As of 2001 Diamond has sold 115 million records worldwide, including 48 million records in the U.S. In terms of Billboard chart success, he is the third most successful Adult Contemporary artist ever, ranking behind only Barbra Streisand and Elton John. Though his record sales declined somewhat after the 1980s, Diamond continues to tour successfully, and maintains a very loyal following. Diamond's songs have been recorded by a vast array of performers from many different musical genres. Diamond was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1984, and in 2000 he received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award. On Monday, March 14, 2011, Neil Diamond was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Description above from the Wikipedia article Neil Diamond,  licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Jan 24, 1941 In Brooklyn, New York, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Hot August Night III 2018-08-17
Known For
Poster of Neil Diamond: Solitary Man
Poster of The Graham Norton Show
Poster of LIVE with Kelly and Ryan
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Movie Hot August Night III Unknown 2018-08-17
Movie Neil Diamond: Solitary Man Himself 2010-11-13
Movie Neil Diamond: Hot August Night/NYC Himself 2009-02-23
Movie Neil Diamond - The Thank You Australia Concert Himself 2008-07-01
Series The Graham Norton Show Himself 2007-02-22
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Ellen DeGeneres Show Self 2003-09-08
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Movie Saving Silverman Self 2001-02-09
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Series The View Self 1997-08-11
Series Top of The Pops 2 Unknown 1994-09-17
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Neil Diamond: The Christmas Special Himself 1992-12-08
Movie Neil Diamond: Greatest Hits Live Himself 1988-06-30
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown 1988-09-05
Movie The Jazz Singer Jess Robin 1980-12-17
Series An Audience with... Himself 1978-01-08
Movie The Last Waltz Self 1978-05-01
Movie Neil Diamond: I'm Glad You're Here with Me Tonight Himself 1977-11-17
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Disco Self 1971-02-13
Movie BBC In Concert: Neil Diamond Himself 1971-06-21
Series The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour Unknown 1969-01-22
Series The Johnny Cash Show Unknown 1969-06-07
Series Starparade Unknown 1968-03-14
Series Mannix Neil Diamond 1967-09-16
Series Die Drehscheibe himself 1964-04-01
Series The GRAMMY Awards Self 1959-05-04
Series The Oscars Unknown 1953-03-18
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20