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About Neil Diamond

Neil Diamond is a legendary jazz singer.

Personal Biography

Relationship with Jayne Posner

Jayne Posner is his first wife. The two married in 1969 but took divorce after six years. Diamond often gives credit to Posner for his musical success and the inspiration for his songs writing.

They have two daughters Marjorie and Elyn. Neil Diamond and Jayne Posner got divorced in 1969. His constant being away in tours is said to be one of the reasons for the divorce. Neil admitted that he was constantly away on tours and was away from his kids. No matter how many toys he brought home when coming home after spending time away, they could not replace the time with his kids, he said. He vowed not to repeat the same mistakes in his next marriage.

Despite being a legendary singer and one of the biggest names in pop music, Neil Diamond regularly keeps in touch with his kids via Skype on a daily basis before going to bed.

Relationship with Rachel Farley

In 2008, Diamond began dating with Australian singer Rachel Farley.

Other Personal Information

Professional Biography

As a singer

In January 2009, Neil Diamond gave the cash obtained from the sales of T-shirts and souvenirs at his concert to the victims of Hurricane Ike.

List of popular works

  • The Feel of Neil Diamond (1966)
  • 12 Songs (2005)
  • Home Before Dark

In the May of 08, Neil again made it to the #1 spot of US Billboard charts with his Home Before Dark.

Ranking / Recognition / Awards / Nominations / Postive comments

Legend of Live Award

In October 2012, it was announced that Neil Diamond will receive Billboard's prestigious Legend of Live Award. The award would be presented at the 2012 Billboard Touring Awards on November 8 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York. The event will be hosted by comedian Sandra Bernhard.

Other information

Actress/singer Jennifer Hudson will be making her first public appearance after his family tragedy by singing at the MusiCares Person of the Year event in Los Angeles in February as a tribute to Neil Diamond.

Neil Diamond in News

Albany, New York Hotel Rocks in the New Year With a Blast From the Past
This New Year's Eve, the Albany Marriott will usher in the New Year with music from Classic Rock's golden era. Exclusive to this Albany hotel, renowned tribute show, Groovin' will be playing all the best classic rock hits from the 60s and 70s.

Former Polygram and Motown Records Executive Russ Regan Joins SMC Entertainment, Inc. (SMCE) Advisory Board
SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwired - April 16, 2015) -  SMC Entertainment, Inc. (OTC PINK: SMCE) (the "Company"), a record label and content distribution company, is pleased to announce a new advisory board member -- Russ Regan.

October in Lake Tahoe: 5 Things to Do in Lake Tahoe in October Listed by
There is so much to see and do during the month of October, and today, ( announced a list of 5 great things to do this spooky month in Lake Tahoe. The cooler weather brings fewer crowds making it a perfect location for an avid hiker to enjoy nature. This article will explore some of the exciting activities going on at Lake Tahoe this October.

Summer Starts at the 2014 OC Fair With Live Music and Action Sports July 11-August 10
The 2014 OC Fair will offer a month-long bonanza of great music and wild entertainment in The Hangar and Action Sports Arena July 11-August 10 (Wed.-Sun.) Tickets are on sale now and, as always, include free OC Fair admission.

OC Fair Announces Performances by The Fab Four in the 2014 Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre Plus More Shows in The Hangar
The OC Fair announced a performance by The Fab Four - When The Beatles Hit America on Saturday, August 2 as part of the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre at the 2014 OC Fair. As always, concert and action sports tickets include Fair admission.

Hotel Near Dartford Pays Tribute to Greatest Stars During Three Not-to-Miss Nights
For anyone who missed the concert of the year (and there have been many claiming that honour), the Bexleyheath Marriott Hotel is offering something infinitely more entertaining. During three select evenings, guests can attend tributes to some of the most iconic musicians of our time, along with a four-course dinner and, after the performances, dancing until the wee hours of the morning

TuneGO Will Change How the World Discovers New Music
TuneGO ( -- a new platform that connects independent artists with legendary music producers, songwriters, and promoters -- announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign today at

Neil Diamond's Hot August Night 40th Anniversary Deluxe Edition
"This is gonna be special. I promised that before I came back to this theater that we would do things for you that you would not forget for a while and that's what we're about tonight." -Neil Diamond, 1972 The night of August 24, 1972, a young singer/songwriter by the name of Neil Diamond took over Los Angeles' beautiful Greek Theatre for 10 sold out nights

Justin Bieber Dominates June Events Rankings
For the second straight month, it was pop star Justin Bieber leading the way in dominating fashion in TicketNews®' Monthly Top Events rankings, as compiled from June 1-30, 2012.

OC Fair Announces The Hangar's Complete Summer 2012 Lineup Featuring Tribute Bands, Original Bands and Celebrity Chefs
The OC Fair (July 13-August 12) has announced the full summer entertainment lineup in The Hangar for 2012. Added to the Fair's entertainment options in 2010, The Hanger is a 23,000-square-foot aviation-style structure featuring an incredible lineup of top-notch tribute and original bands

One Direction Debuts at No. 1 in Top Events Rankings for March
The British-Irish boy band One Direction have taken the music world by storm in recent weeks and after announcing their first ever North American tour, jumped to the top of TicketNews' Top Events rankings, compiled from March 1-31.

Coldplay, Red Hot Chili Peppers Among TicketNews' Top-Ranked December Events
As 2011 drew to a close, new concert tours from some of the top artists of the last 30 years stepped into the spotlight of TicketNews' exclusive events rankings, compiled from December 1-31.

I'm high maintenance in relationships, says Neil Diamond
Legendary singer Neil Diamond has admitted that he is "high maintenance" and that has led to the demise of his first two marriages, but hopes the same doesn't happen with his third wife, Katie McNeil.

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Top 10 Concert Tours of 2012
It's almost the New Year, which means that many artists and bands will soon be hitting the road for tours. 2012 will be a big year for concerts, with some acts continuing tours from last year. Other acts, such as the Red Hot Chili Peppers, are returning to the stage for the first time in several years.

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Become a Believer With Neil Diamond Tickets
Crooner Neil Diamond is returning to the road for his first major tour in more than three years. The "I'm a Believer" singer will tour in support of his upcoming greatest hits album. The run will have at least 26 dates beginning on June 1 in Sunrise, FL, and ending on September 1 in Las Vegas, NV.

TicketNetwork Advisory -- Concert Ticket Gift Ideas for This Holiday Season
With the holiday shopping season finally underway, shoppers should consider giving the gift of music with tickets to an upcoming concert. There are tours and festivals happening over the coming year for almost every age group and musical taste, and tickets for many of these events can be found at TicketNetwork.

Mel Gibson's divorce with wife dubbed Hollywood's costliest at 271m pounds
Mel Gibson's ex-wife has been awarded a massive 271million-pound payout in what is thought to be Hollywood's biggest-ever divorce deal.

Obama reveals crush on Meryl Streep
Barack Obama revealed his secret crush on Meryl Streep at an awards function at the White House.

Meryl Streep among this year's Kennedy Center honourees
Oscar-winning actress Meryl Streep will receive the performing arts award at this year's Kennedy Center honours for her contribution to US culture.

'Lovestruck' Neil Diamond announces engagement
Singer Neil Diamond has revealed that he has got engaged to his girlfriend and co-manager Katie McNeil.

After 'Hall of Fame', Neil Diamond to receive Icon Award
Billboard Music Awards has decided to honour Neil Diamond with the Icon Award this weekend.

Neil Diamond, Tom Waits, Alice Cooper join Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
Singers Neil Diamond, Tom Waits and Alice Cooper were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the annual ceremony in New York.

Investor Group Including Sony Corporation of America Enters into Definitive Agreement to Acquire EMI Music Publishing from Citi

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