Diamond was one of the more successful pop music performers, scoring a number of hits. As critic William Ruhlmann writes, “as of 2001, he claimed worldwide record sales of 115 million copies, and as of 2002 he was ranked third, behind only Elton John and Barbra Streisand, on the list of the most successful adult contemporary artists in the history of the Billboard chart.” As of May 2005 he has sold 120 million records worldwide.
Neil Diamond's Hot August Night NYC 2-CD Set. The CD package showcases 32 Career-Spanning Hits including the entire show from Neil's phenomenal four-night sold-out run at New York's Madison Square Garden during his record breaking '08 -'09 World Tour. Also includes 6 additional live performances. All material is previously unavailable in the US with 4 tracks exclusive only to this package. Over 2 full hours of music! Neil's 2008-2009 Tour was hailed as the Hottest Summer Tour by USA Today.