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Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow (born June 17, 1943) 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 (At the Copa)". 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. Between 1974 and 1983 Manilow had three number 1 singles and 25 that reached the top 40. Several well-known entertainers have praised Manilow, including Sinatra, who was quoted in the 1970s saying, "He's next." In 1988, Bob Dylan stopped Manilow at a party, hugged him and said, "Don't stop what you're doing, man. We're all inspired by you." 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

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Barry Manilow: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Barry Manilow
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Looks like Barry Manilow has made it.Here's the 30-year-old back in 1973 (left) -- and 36 years later, the 66-year-old version at an event in Hollywood late last year (right).Could it be magic?  READ MORE >

Barry Manilow: The Kate Gosselin for Men

Barry Manilow:
The Kate Gosselin for Men

Here's Barry Manilow at an event in Beverly Hills on Thursday (left) -- and "Jon & Kate Plus 8" star Kate Gosselin at an event a little while back (right).The highlighted, bi-level, reverse… READ MORE >

- 1885 days ago
Looks Like He Sprayed It

Looks Like
He Sprayed It

Amber Alert! With his best orange self-tanner and favorite frosted Barbara Walters weave in place, Barry Manilow hit the "Today" stage on Friday.FYI -- Manilow's music was used as a form of… READ MORE >

- 2124 days ago
We Are Not a Fanilow of This Outfit

We Are Not a Fanilow
Of This Outfit

While his hot sidekick looked ready for the beach, Barry Manilow's ensemble was more fitting for happy hour at the Copa. // Of course, is Barry really someone you'd really want to see wearing less? READ MORE >

- 2268 days ago
Manilow Will Not Be Institutionalized

Manilow
Will Not Be Institutionalized

Winsome crooner Barry Manilow isn't known for his sparkling wit -- and it was proven recently when his mild crack was smashed by the Smithsonian Institution. Nobody f**ks with the Smithsonian… READ MORE >

- 2513 days ago
Manilow's 'View' of Elisabeth -- 'It Didn't Feel Good'

Manilow's 'View' of Elisabeth
'It Didn't Feel Good'

After he ditched "The View" -- or got ditched by them, depending on who you're talking to -- Barry Manilow and his face seemed to be unmoved by the uproar over his Hasselbeck boycott. And that's… READ MORE >

- 2560 days ago
Babwa to Barry -- We've Got Hassel's Back

Babwa to Barry
We've Got Hassel's Back

"View" den mother Barbara Walters says that as much as she wanted Barry Manilow to come and croon, no one -- not even the "Mandy" singer -- tells her how to run her show!Manilow told TMZ yesterday… READ MORE >

- 2561 days ago
Barry to Elisabeth: Your "View" is Dangerous

Barry to Elisabeth:
Your 'View' is Dangerous

UPDATE: A source tells TMZ that it's not Barry who's writing this song -- in fact, "View" producers pulled the plug on Manilow's performance when his people demanded that he appear on the show… READ MORE >

- 2562 days ago
Oh Barry, You Came and You Posed for a Photo

Oh Barry,
You Came and You Posed For a Photo

Today, we salute Barry Manilow. Why? Because Barry Manilow rocks. // TMZ caught the Copacabana singer leaving Mr. Chow last night, signing autographs and posing for photos. When one guy put an old… READ MORE >

- 2659 days ago
The Babwa-fication of Rock 'n' Roll

The Babwa-fication
Of Rock 'n' Roll

When aging male rockers like Barry Manilow, Rod Stewart and Jon Bon Jovi need beauty advice, they turn to ... Barbara Walters?!The 77-year-old "View" host is fast becoming the go-to-ma'am for the… READ MORE >

- 2748 days ago

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