Barry Manilow

Barry Manilow



Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter, arranger, musician, and producer with a career that has spanned more than 50 years. His hit recordings include "Mandy", "Can't Smile Without You", and "Copacabana (At the Copa)".

He has recorded and released 47 Top 40 singles, including 12 that hit number one and 27 of which appeared within the top ten, and has released many multi-platinum albums. Although not a favorite artist of music critics,[2] Manilow has been praised by entertainers including Frank Sinatra, who was quoted in the 1970s as saying, "He's next."[3] 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."[4]

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 2009, he was the headliner at the Las Vegas Hilton, performing hundreds of shows before ending his relationship with the hotel. Since March 2010, he has headlined at the Paris hotel in Las Vegas. He has sold more than 80 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists.[5]



This Is My Town: Songs of New York
This Is My Town: Songs of New York is a studio album by American singer-songwriter Barry Manilow, released on April 21, 2017 by Decca Records and Stiletto Entertainment.
NYC Medley
NYC Medley is a song by musical artist Barry Manilow, released on April 7, 2017.
Coney Island
Coney Island is a song by musical artist Barry Manilow, released on March 24, 2017.
New York City Rhythm / On Broadway
New York City Rhythm / On Broadway is a song by musical artist Barry Manilow, released on March 10, 2017.

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Popular Songs33

Popular Live Albums4

Song Appearances & References27

Musical Group References2

Musical Groups1


Minor Film Appearances & References8

TV Shows29

Book References & Influences1

Collaborators & Influencers57

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Personal & Professional Relationships1

Commercial & Non-Profit Relationships4

Awards & Nominations9


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Spotify - Top Tracks10


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Top 10 Barry Manilow Songs
  –  October 27, 2017
Barry Manilow included it on his album Even Now. The song reached #3 on the pop singles chart in the US and #1 on the adult contemporary chart. Dick James Music, the publishing company for "Can't Smile Without You" sued George Michael for plagiarism in the ...
Jewish Book Fair brings tragedy tomorrow, comedy tonight
  –  November 2, 2017
The Annual Jewish Book Fair, opened Nov. 2 and running through Nov. 12, brings together writers and readers of literature, philosophy, theology, history, music, cooking ... Authors Dave Barry, Alan Zweibel and Adam Mansbach recommend using a blowtorch.
Prominent authors Attending Jewish Book Fair is November 2-12
  –  November 1, 2017
What you will notice is the over 40 authors bring a diversity of topics from history, to cooking, from fiction to non-fiction, music and comedy to the book ... In For This We Left Egypt, authors Dave Barry, Alan Zweibel and Adam Mansbach recommend using ...
Oct. 22, Barry Manilow
  –  October 23, 2017
Born Barry Alan Pincus in Brooklyn, New York, he adopted his mother’s maiden name, Manilow, at the time of his bar mitzvah. He attended the New York College of Music and studied musical theater at Julliard. Early in his career, Manilow earned a living as ...
Oct. 22, Barry Manilow
  –  October 23, 2017
Born Barry Alan Pincus in Brooklyn, New York, he adopted his mother’s maiden name, Manilow, at the time of his bar mitzvah. He attended the New York College of Music and studied musical theater at Julliard. Early in his career, Manilow earned a living as ...
Oscar Buzz: Jane Goodall Documentary Jumps in Lead with Critics Choice Award, Plus Clive Davis Doc Picks Up Win
  –  November 3, 2017
Legendary music man Davis also presented an award and noted that he’s actually from Brooklyn as is his one of his all time artists, Barry Manilow. Later he and director Chris Perkel were happy and a tad surprised to win their category– but they ...
Armistead Maupin charms in Seattle
  –  November 3, 2017
He talked at length about Barry Manilow and what it means to be a closeted artist. Maupin also revealed that he’s working with Netflix to create a television series based on his popular “Tales of the City” books. The series, he says, will be set in ...
‘Strictly Come Dancing’: Week Four Songs And Dances Include Cher And Tina Turner, As Alexandra Burke And Charlotte Hawkins Take On the Jive
  –  November 3, 2017
There’s something for everyone with songs by legendary artists like Tina Turner, ELO, Cher and Barry Manilow as well as newer hits from Jessie Ware, Coldplay and Bruno Mars. 🎶 It’s another week of smash hit songs! Which are you most looking forward to?
The Beach Boys to play their 'good vibrations' in Birmingham Saturday
  –  November 3, 2017
He currently leads the present tour. Bruce Johnston is one of the band's original members, having produced and contributed on several albums, as well as collaborated with Barry Manilow on his 1975 song "I Write the Songs."
The Orville Episode 8 Review: Into the Fold
  –  November 3, 2017
And the disagreement over the genius of Barry Manilow didn’t elicit the kind of laughter that Bortus is capable of inspiring with only a blank stare. But it was nice to see the crew working with their sleeves rolled up, figuratively speaking, shooting ...
Fabulous Flip Sides-50th anniversary: “Release Me”-Engelbert Humperdinck
  –  November 2, 2017
EH: That one is very popular in my shows. In between those two songs on the album is “Can’t Smile Without You” which was going to be my next single, but Barry Manilow beat me to it, did a great job, and had quite a hit. GM: That became the first ...
What time is The Russell Howard Hour on Sky 1 tonight and what’s the show about?
  –  November 2, 2017
breaking Frank Sinatra and Barry Manilow's joint record of eight, and gave the largest ever stand-up show in China. A football fanatic, who played for non-league outfit Basingstoke Town before his comedy career, Russell lives with his long-term girlfriend.
How 1977 Broke All the Rules and Changed Music Forever
  –  November 2, 2017
The sounds of ABBA’s “Dancing Queen” filled every dance club while other period mainstays like Andy Gibb, Barry Manilow, Fleetwood Mac, and KC and the Sunshine Band also boasted songs that loomed large on the charts. But 1977’s lasting influence ...
Audi FIS Ski World Cup returns to Killington, and other November events
  –  November 2, 2017
The Howard University Gospel Choir has shared stages with musical luminaries including Stevie Wonder, Patti LaBelle, Tony Bennett, and Barry Manilow. Beloved soprano Hyunah Yu returns to Capital City Concerts with a stellar small ensemble including ...
Colorado Springs high school students invited to perform at Carnegie Hall
  –  November 1, 2017
He will direct the performers. The invitation was a surprise, Peckham said, and exciting news after last year's cancellation of a Barry Manilow concert in Colorado Springs, at which Palmer's Chamber Singers were supposed to provide backup vocals.
Washington West Film Fest in Reston
  –  November 1, 2017
His famous clients included Bruce Springsteen, Whitney Houston, Santana, Aretha Franklin, Barry Manilow, Patti Smith, Alicia Keys, and Sean “Puffy” Combs. The Washington West Film Festival featured films, documentaries, narratives, short films ...
Kevin Spacey's rainbow shield won't protect him, but it could damage the gay community
  –  October 31, 2017
Celebrities like Barry Manilow, Neil Patrick Harris, Ian Thorpe, Magda Szubanski and Ellen Page have all publicly addressed their sexuality, often after long and difficult personal struggles. They have used their platforms to advance LGBT rights and give ...
Lewis Katz, of South Jersey, left a permanent mark on business, media, and medicine
  –  October 31, 2017
He stayed in touch with boyhood chums while moving in circles that few could imagine, friends with Bill Clinton, Donald Trump, Barry Manilow, Whoopi Goldberg, Tom Ridge, Ed Rendell, Jay Z, Shane Victorino, Goldie Hawn, and ageless Philadelphia DJ Jerry Blavat.
Kevin Spacey has done the impossible: he found a bad time to come out as gay
  –  October 30, 2017
For that reason, I am happy when people such as Barry Manilow or Kevin Spacey come out, even if it is later in life. It gives the gay community more iconic figures for younger members to look up to. The problem is, coming out is about celebrating something.
Equality Forum celebrates 31 LGBT Icons in October
  –  October 30, 2017
He is considered the father of the Harlem Renaissance. 22. Barry Manilow Barry Manilow is an award-winning American singer and songwriter. He has recorded 47 Top 40 singles and sold more than 80 million albums worldwide, making him one of the best-selling ...
Quick Lit: 'The Shower Scene from Hamlet' by Daniel Lusk
  –  October 28, 2017
Not only does the poem invoke the artist's visually fractured style in its wordplay and structure, but it also references The Book of Kells, American craft woodworker George Nakashima, Standard & Poor's financial services and musician Barry Manilow as ...
5 celebrities who've been affected by heart disease
  –  October 28, 2017
"You can be in your 30s, less than 115 pounds, exercise—and have heart disease." Legendary artist Barry Manilow was driving home when he felt an irregular rhythm in his chest. "I was driving home and I felt my heart skip a beat. Well, your heart skipping ...
Top 10 Barry Manilow Songs
  –  October 27, 2017
Barry Manilow is one of the top 100 pop recording artists of all time. He never intended to be a singer, but he wanted his songs to be heard. Bell Records liked Barry Manilow singing his own songs and released his first album. Later Bell was merged into ...
Strictly Come Dancing 2017: Simon Rimmer admits he is 'the WORST' dancer in series
  –  October 21, 2017
He wore a loud Hawaiian shirt, fedora and shades for his Samba to Barry Manilow’s Copacabana but the injection of colour failed to disguise a litany of errors in a routine described as a “mess” by judge Craig Revel Horwood. In contrast, former X ...
Music comes to life at new Grammy Museum in Newark
  –  October 20, 2017
The varied array of musical acts who play at the arena, everyone from Barry Manilow to The Weeknd, was an enticement for the Grammys to set up shop. More: Grammy Museum Mississippi rises at 'ground zero' in Delta “The music that exists in this house ...
9 Sexy Halloween Costumes for Swole Bros
  –  October 19, 2017
(Sorry, Barry Manilow!) While the Babadook doesn't technically have a body or wear clothes (he's more of an accessory guy), so there's no better way to celebrate his out-and-proudness than slathering your pecs and abs in black paint and contouring your ...
Springsteen’s Broadway takeover could earn him a special Tony Award
  –  October 10, 2017
Springsteen doesn’t have a Broadway pedigree, but that’s no hindrance. Barry Manilow and Diana Ross both received Special Tonys in the 1970s for their Broadway concerts. ‘Not since Raquel Welch in ‘Woman of the Year’ has there been this much pand ...

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