Neil Diamond Taking Over Idol
Neil Diamond will appear as a mentor to the remaining five contestants on American Idol on Tuesday April 29 and Wednesday, April 30. The idols will be singing Neil Diamond's songs on April 29, where Diamond will also appear in pre-recorded segments giving the contestants guidance and advice on their song choices and interpretations.
On the April 30 elimination show, Neil Diamond will perform live on the American Idol stage. The Fox network's American Idol is presently the #1 rated show on television; Tuesday night's program begins at 8pm and Wednesday night's show begins at 9pm.
Neil Diamond will also be taping an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Tuesday, April 29. The 5-song set will be recorded outside and open to the general public. The taping is set to begin at 6:15pm at 6840 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles. The Neil Diamond performance will air on Jimmy Kimmel Live in May.
Tickets for select cities of Neil Diamond's national tour have gone on sale today, April 28. The remainder will be available for purchase on Monday, May 5. For further information, please visit www.neildiamond.com.