Monday, 13 August 2012

Neil Diamond received Walk of Fame star!!

Neil Diamond who is popularly Known for his hits like "Sweet Caroline" and "Red Red Wine" -- receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on the accomplishment of nearly five-decade career in music industry this Friday.

"This is probably the most fun," the 71-year-old singer told reporters after the ceremony.

"I didn't have to campaign for it. They wanted me. They opened their arms and took me in, and that makes it all the better."

Diamond born in New York 1941 and has sold over 125 million albums worldwide.

Fifty-six of his songs have made Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 list of the most heard songs, and he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2011.

"He is one of those people, rare in entertainment, who America loves," said renowned composer Randy Newman at the ceremony, comparing him to Bing Crosby and Judy Garland.

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