Neil Diamond announces 50-year anniversary world tour

30 November, 2016 in Events, News

Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond: helped shape the sound of popular music for five decades. Photo: PRNewsFoto/Live Nation Entertainment

Produced by Live Nation, the tour kicks off in April with shows across North America – Europe and UK dates TBA

Live Nation has announced that Grammy Award winner and Songwriters Hall Of Fame member, Neil Diamond, will celebrate his unparalleled career spanning 50 years with a world tour. The anniversary performances will begin 7 April in Fresno, CA and will visit cities across North America including New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver, Tampa and more, as the legendary American singer-songwriter performs material from his iconic discography. Further dates throughout Europe and UK will be announced soon.

“Neil Diamond is more than just a music icon. His singular artistry and talent has left an indelible mark on American culture and has helped shape the sound of popular music for five decades,” said Live Nation’s Michael Rapino.

Throughout a wide-ranging musical career, Neil Diamond has sold over 125 million albums worldwide and has charted 37 Top 40 singles and 16 Top 10 albums both in the US and internationally. Diamond is also a member of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame and a recipient of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award, one of the highest honours bestowed upon songwriters. His many other achievements include a Golden Globe Award, 13 Grammy nominations and 2009’s NARAS’s MusiCares Person of the Year award.

Tickets for The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour go on sale 9 December at livenation.com and, for the latest on the man himself, visit: neildiamond.com

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