Neil Diamond is an American pop singer whose career has spanned more than 40 years and distinguished him as one of the world’s best selling recording artists, with more than 48.5 million national and 115 million international album sales to his name. Some of his best known songs include “Sweet Caroline,” “Cracklin’ Rosie,” and “I Am…I Said.” In 1984, Diamond was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Diamond remains a popular touring artist, often ranking high in TicketNews’s exclusive events rankings when he’s on the road. Even more so, Diamond has a reputation for being a crowd-pleaser during his lengthy tour schedules, singing his greatest hits night after night. He even refunded tickets for a completed concert during his 2008 tour when his usual vocal range was limited by a sore throat.

‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Writer To Bring Neil Diamond Musical To Broadway
Many artists’ lives have been portrayed in Broadway shows over the past few years, including Cher, Carole King, and The Temptations. Now, “Sweet Caroline” fans can rejoice as a new Neil Diamond musical is in the works. The new biographical musical will portray the Brooklyn-born singer’s life and career,... Read more
Neil Diamond Comes Out of Retirement to Perform for Firefighters
Legendary singer/songwriter Neil Diamond performed an intimate show for firefighters who have been battling the Lake Christine fire in Colorado, which has scorched more than 12,000 acres since early July. Diamond, who announced that he was retiring and cancelling a planned 50th anniversary tour in January following a Parkinson’s... Read more
As Classic Rockstars Retire, Who Will Take Over Sales In The Industry?
Over the past year, some of the biggest names in the music industry announced their retirement and end of touring, leaving younger musicians to rise to the occasion — and claim their spot on top. Elton John, Neil Diamond, Rush, Paul Simon, Kenny Rogers, Joan Baez, Ozzy Osbourne and... Read more
Neil Diamond Announces Retirement Following Parkinson’s Diagnosis
Legendary songwriter and performer Neil Diamond shocked his fans on Monday announcing that he would be retiring from touring due to a recent diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. Diamond, 76, had been scheduled to perform in Australia and New Zealand on his 50th Anniversary Tour. Those dates have been canceled... Read more
Neil Diamond, Red Hot Chili Peppers tickets on sale this weekend
After announcing new dates to their I’m With You Tour earlier this week, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have tickets for those shows on sale throughout the weekend ending December 12, as compiled by TicketNews. One of the most successful rock acts of the last 25 years, the Peppers... Read more
Legendary singer, songwriter, performer and multi-Grammy Award winner Neil Diamond is being honored as the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year in recognition of his exceptional artistic achievements as well as his philanthropic work, which has included many generous charitable donations over the years. Most recently, Diamond has been... Read more
Today’s recap includes tour announcements, concert industry updates and more as compiled by TicketNews on October 20, 2008. At the top of the news today, we have some details on U2’s deal with tour promoter Live Nation, which the band signed back in March. Live Nation recently registered approximately... Read more
Tickets for upcoming concerts by Neil Diamond as well as tickets for an upcoming concert by Harry Connick Jr. are on sale throughout the week ending October 11 as compiled by TicketNews. Music legend Neil Diamond has multiple concerts in today’s onsales. Among the cities with upcoming Diamond concerts... Read more
Iconic pop crooner Neil Diamond announced this week that his North American tour is far from reaching the end of the road. His current itinerary, which was originally scheduled to wrap on November 4, has been extended with dates through 2009. The third leg of the trek will pick... Read more
Neil Diamond’s September 22 concert at the Rose Garden in Portland, OR, has been postponed. “Unforeseen tour production logistics” have been cited as the cause for the postponement, according to a statement posted on his Web site yesterday. The concert will be rescheduled in the near future, but a... Read more