People.com Entertainment Music Neil Diamond Leads Massive 'Sweet Caroline' Sing-Along in Times Square for New Year's Eve On Sunday, the 76-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer took the stage for FOX's New Year's Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square to give a very special performance of his most iconic hit By Maria Pasquini Maria Pasquini Associate Editor, Human Interest - PEOPLE People Editorial Guidelines Published on January 1, 2018 12:12 AM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Fox News Neil Diamond ushered in the new year by leading a sing-along unlike any other. On Sunday, the 76-year-old Grammy Award-winning singer took the stage for FOX’s New Year’s Eve with Steve Harvey: Live From Times Square to give a very special performance of his most iconic hit. Crooning the memorable lyrics to “Sweet Caroline” — which Diamond first released in 1969 — he encouraged the large crowd to join him in singing. Fox News After preforming a few verses, Diamond told his N.Y.C. audience, “Okay, we’re coming up to the final choruses, take a deep breath and we’re going to do it all together now.” The Fox show was hosted by Steve Harvey and Maria Menounos and also featured performances from Celine Dion, Kelly Clarkson and Flo Rida. RELATED VIDEO: How To Score That New Year’s Eve Kiss Earlier in the year, the singer — who has sold over 130 million albums and earned himself a spot in the Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame — celebrated more than half a century in the music industry with his 50th Anniversary tour.