Neil Diamond performed on "The Tonight Show" on Nov. 29, 2016, after performing a medley of Christmas songs from his new holiday album on NBC's "Christmas at Rockefeller Center" -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

Neil Diamond performed on "The Tonight Show" on Nov. 29, 2016, after performing a medley of Christmas songs from his new holiday album on NBC's "Christmas at Rockefeller Center" -- (Photo by: Andrew Lipovsky/NBC)

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Neil Diamond will celebrate his career next year with "The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour."

Diamond has sold 130 million albums, and is adding to that total right now with his latest Christmas CD, Acoustic Christmas

Neil Diamond

It was released in late October and released on vinyl Nov. 19. The 75-year-old Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member and Kennedy Center honoree performed "The Christmas Medley" from the CD on Tuesday night's Christmas at Rockefeller Center before taking the stage on The Tonight Show

Tickets go on sale Friday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. at Live Nation. American Express cardholders can get a jump on gen pop, with the presale starting Dec. 5 at 10 a.m. and ending Dec. 8 at 10 p.m.

Local Diamond Heads -- and the subset of Diamond Girls -- will have plenty of time to get ready for the Dallas show. He's not set to come to American Airlines Center until July 18. European and UK dates haven't been announced yet, so there's still time to prep passports. The tour will kick off in Fresno, Calif., in April.

And, for those of you who don't know or believe, that is his government name.

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