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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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Born:
Jan 24, 1941 In Brooklyn, NY
Movie/TV Credits:
8
First Appeared:
In the movie The Last Waltz 1978-05-01
Latest Project:
Movie Neil Diamond: Hot August Night/NYC 2009-02-23
Known For
Poster of Unknown
Poster of American Idol
Filmography
Movie Neil Diamond: Hot August Night/NYC Himself 2009-02-23
Series Unknown Unknown 2003-09-08
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series American Idol Unknown 2002-06-11
Series Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Unknown 2001-11-02
Movie Saving Silverman Himself 2001-02-09
Movie The Jazz Singer Jess Robin 1980-12-17
Movie The Last Waltz Himself 1978-05-01