Neil Diamond is best known for scored a number of hits during the 1960s, '70s and '80s. Diamond wrote the hits "I'm A Believer" (1966) and "A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You" (1967) for the Monkees, and had his own first No. 1 hit with "Cracklin' Rose" (1970).
He hit the top of the charts again with "Song Sung Blue" in 1972 and scored another big hit with "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," his 1978 duet with Barbra Streisand.
In 1980, he starred in the remake of The Jazz Singer and the film's soundtrack featured such hits as "Love on the Rocks" and "America." The Jazz Singer album sold more than 5 million copies.