I think my music is like anchovies—some people love it, some people get nauseous.
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I feel that after all those horrible reviews and jokes, I wasn’t crazy all these years to stand up for the music I believe in. This album has proven that somewhere in the human race, the human heart is still racing and breaking and I am so grateful.
|Birth:||17th June, 1943|
Barry Manilow is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for such recordings as Could It Be Magic, Mandy, Can't Smile Without You, and Copacabana. In 1978, five of his albums were on the best-selling charts simultaneously, a feat equalled only by Frank Sinatra, Michael Jackson, Bruce Springsteen and Johnny Mathis. He has recorded a string of Billboard hit singles and multi-platinum albums that have resulted in his being named Radio & Records number one Adult Contemporary artist and winning three straight American Music Awards for Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist. 2002 Songwriter's Hall of Fame, 2006 Emmy for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Barry Manilow: Music And Passion, 2007 RIAA – Plaque commemorating worldwide record sales of 75 million, 2009 Clio Awards Honorary award for prior work with commercial jingles. As well as producing and arranging albums for other artists, including Bette Midler and Dionne Warwick, Manilow has written songs for musicals, films, and commercials. From February 2005 to December 30, 2009, he was the headliner at the Las Vegas Hilton, performing hundreds of shows before ending his relationship with the hotel. From March 2010, he has headlined at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide.
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