From “Sweet Caroline” to “Cherry Cherry,” Neil Diamond has one of the most recognizable voices in the world and this Friday, his legacy will remain on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, as he is awarded the 2,475th Star, in the category of recording.
In addition to being a GRAMMY & Golden Globe Award winner, Diamond’s career to date has also included 16 Top Ten albums, 37 Top Ten singles, inductions into the Rock and Roll of Fame, the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame, is a Kennedy Center honoree, was named the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year, and has sold 125 millions records around the world.
Neil Diamond is no stranger to Los Angeles. In the summer of 1971 he played seven sold out shows at the Greek Theatre. The following August returned for 10 more shows, which was recorded and became the multi-platinum album Hot August Night. In 1977, he was back at the Greek to record Love At The Greek.
Now 40 years later, Diamond is returning to the Greek Theatre for five shows in celebration of the 40th anniversary of his Hot August Nights album. Tickets to his upcoming shows at The Greek can be purchased when you click here.
You can witness the unveiling of the singer’s star beginning at 11:30am in front of the Capitol Records Building, 1750 N. Vine Street in Hollywood.