Neil Diamond, the beloved US musician, has cancelled the rest of his international tour and retired, due to his recent announcement, on his website, that he has Parkinson’s disease.
On 22 January, 2018 Neil Diamond (77), American singer-songwriter, who is one of the world’s bestselling artists, revealed that he has Parkinson’s disease, thereafter stating that he will no longer be performing.
He cancelled the rest of his performances, as he has decided to retire due to his condition, although the disease is not stopping him from still recording and writing songs.
Diamond announced all of this on his website, on which he further stated to fans that he has loved performing for the past five decades.
Diamond is an astoundingly talented musician and is expected to get the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Grammy’s after already being nominated for thirteen and winning one, that is: Grammy Awards. Additionally, Diamond has received the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award in 2000, as well as been celebrated in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (2011).
apologized to his fans for not being able to make the third stint of his “50
Year Anniversary World Tour,” but thanked them as well, for allowing him to be
able to achieve what he has in his music career.
Based on materials chicagotribune.com