Barry Manilow (born Barry Alan Pincus; June 17, 1943) is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He is best known for such recordings as “Mandy”, “Can’t Smile Without You”, and “Copacabana (At the Copa)”
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 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 of all time.
On February 17, 2015, Manilow began his farewell tour at the CenturyLink Center Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska with stops at most major North American venues. Other notable destinations on tap include Chicago at the United Center, Los Angeles at the Staples Center, and Brooklyn at the Barclay’s Center for the tour finale on June 17, where Manilow will celebrate his 72nd birthday during his Barclays Center debut.