Barry Manilow

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‘I know all the words to Copacabana’: Katy Wix’s honest playlist
The comedian on her love of Mahler’s Symphony No 5 – and the folk song from Georgia that she sings in the shower

As told to Alexi Duggins

01, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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'Music is as good as gold or oil': meet the man spending billions on old hits
Former Elton John and Beyoncé manager Merck Mercuriadis on championing artists and his business buying over 13,000 songs

Mark Sweney

08, Aug, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Could it be magic? Barry Manilow song rights sold to Hipgnosis
Firm owns over 13,000 songs, including Rihanna’s Umbrella and Beyonce’s Single Ladies

Mark Sweney

03, Aug, 2020 @9:56 AM

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Barry Manilow: glad to be gay, without trying to sell something | Rebecca Nicholson
For some stars, their sexuality is now a commodity that can be traded

Rebecca Nicholson

18, May, 2019 @2:00 PM

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Dionne Warwick review – old-school legacy show soars and bores
Powering through a medley of potent soul hits and glossy MOR tracks, her voice remains full of sweetness and power – when it’s given the chance

Alexis Petridis

19, Sep, 2018 @12:51 PM

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Barry Manilow review – fine, funny farewell to a titan of schmaltz
Three years after he announced his retirement, ‘Bazza’ is still at it – bringing melodrama and self-mockery to an underrated, wide-ranging back catalogue

Dave Simpson

03, Sep, 2018 @9:16 AM

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Barry Manilow – all his greatest songs ranked!
As the bouffanted Brooklynite tours the UK, possibly for the last time, we cast an eye over his musical achievements

Alexis Petridis

30, Aug, 2018 @1:12 PM

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There are good reasons why poor British children struggle in school | Barbara Ellen
Let’s congratulate migrant success, but the ‘indigenous’ poor deal with a hard legacy

Barbara Ellen

24, Jun, 2018 @5:00 AM

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Did you come out later in life? | Sarah Marsh
Barry Manilow has spoken for the first time in public about being gay. We want to hear from others who spent years keeping their sexuality a secret

Sarah Marsh

06, Apr, 2017 @12:16 PM

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Barry Manilow reveals he is gay
Singer says he has been in a relationship with his manager since 1978, but kept it from fans for fear of disappointing them

Nicola Slawson

05, Apr, 2017 @5:14 PM

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Rest in no peace: the creepiest duets with dead singers
While Faith Evans’ new album of duets with the Notorious BIG might be a fitting tribute, other artists haven’t been quite so respectful with the dead

Stuart Heritage

24, Mar, 2017 @3:54 PM

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The time I met Margaret Thatcher and Barry Manilow – together
When Simon Booker worked for the TV chat show Aspel & Co, he somehow managed to book the prime minister and the flamboyant American singer on to the same eye-catching line-up

Simon Booker

19, Jun, 2016 @5:00 AM

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