Manilow's unparalleled career is made up of virtually every
facet of music, including performing, composing, arranging
and producing. He has triumphed in every medium of entertainment.
He has received Grammy, Emmy and Tony Awards and has been
nominated for an Academy Award. In January 2002, Manilow launches
Live 2002! after ringing in the New Year at Los Angeles' most
prestigious new concert venue, the Kodak Theatre. The tour
also follows the release of Here At The Mayflower on November
13, 2001. Manilow's latest CD, Here At The Mayflower, set
in a fictitious apartment building called "The Mayflower,"
is an original addition to Manilow's catalog. Twenty years
in the making, the Number One Adult Contemporary Artist of
all time (according to Radio & Records Magazine) wanted
to be sure Here At The Mayflower was everything he wanted
it to be. Manilow explains, "It's enabled my collaborators
and me to write songs about people of all ages and walks of
life. This album is all about people, and friendships, and
the cycles in life that we all go through"(Billboard
2001). Here At The Mayflower will be Manilow's 31st album.
Among his 31 albums are such diverse recordings as Manilow
Sings Sinatra (1998), Singin' with the Big Bands (1994), Showstoppers
(1991), Swing Street (1987), 2:00 A.M. Paradise Cafe (1984),
Because It's Christmas (1990), and many others, including
38 Top 40 Hits. In addition, every album he has produced for
other artists, including Bette Midler, Nancy Wilson, and Dionne
Warwick, has been nominated for Grammy Awards.