Legendary Performer Neil Diamond to Appear on QVC(R)
Monday December 4, 10:42 am ET
Two-CD Set Offered to Viewers Before Street Date
WEST CHESTER, Pa., Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ — Renowned singer, songwriter and one of America’s most successful performers, Neil Diamond is scheduled to make a QVC appearance on Friday, December 8 at 9 PM (ET). During the 30-minute broadcast, QVC will offer Diamond’s brand new “12 Songs” Deluxe Edition Two-CD Set five days prior to its scheduled street release date.
The GRAMMY? Award-winning Diamond, known for performing and writing such all-time favorites as “America,” “Sweet Caroline,” and “I’m a Believer,” is slated to entertain QVC viewers by singing a selection of songs from the new CD. QVC will also offer a 60-minute “Greatest Hits Live” DVD during the show.
The original “12 Songs” CD, which sold more than 500,000 copies following its 2005 release, debuted then at #4 on Billboard’s 200 chart, marking Diamond’s best entry to date. QVC is launching the reissued album, now expanded to a two-CD collection. Additional material on this new set includes 13 “Artist’s Cuts” – alternate and early takes of “Oh Mary,” “Face Me,” and “Save Me a Saturday Night,” among others.
“Neil Diamond is an entertainment powerhouse,” said Rich Yoegel, director of merchandising for QVC. “His long list of number one and top 10 songs inspires great memories in many of us. I’m sure his live performance will be a treat for our viewers.”
Neil Diamond “12 Songs” Deluxe Edition Two-CD Set (QVC Item #E02157) and Neil Diamond “Greatest Hits” Live DVD (QVC Item #E02171) will be available through QVC at 800.345.1515 or http://www.QVC.com while supplies last.
QVC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq: LINTA – News), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world, with annual revenue of more than $7 billion. Distributed to more than 160 million homes worldwide, QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. The company’s website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With subsidiaries in the United Kingdom, Germany and Japan, West Chester, PA- based QVC has shipped close to a billion packages in its 20-year history.