Sony BMG releases the “12 Songs” album, which debuts at #4 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart.

Neil appears on NBC’s “The Today Show,” performing “I’m On To You” from the “12 Songs” album, released on the same day.

Neil appears on “The Insider,” where he is interviewed by Kathie Lee Gifford.

Neil is interviewed on MSNBC’s “Live Chat” about the new album and the current tour, fielding questions sent in via e-mail from fans from across the world.

Neil appears on ABC’s “The View” program, performing “We” and “Men Are So Easy” from the “12 Songs” album.

Entertainment Weekly Magazine publishes article, “Diamond Shines,” by David Browne.

“Evermore,” from the “12 Songs” album is named #1 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s Top Ten Tracks list.

Neil appears on NBC’s “The Tonight Show” with Jay Leno, performing “Delirious Love,” with Brian Wilson.

Neil appears on ABC’s “The Jimmy Kimmel Show,” performing “I’m On To You” and “We” from the “12 Songs” album, as well as oldies favorites, “Cherry Cherry” and “Kentucky Woman.”

Neil makes an appearance on CBS’ “Early Show.”

Neil appears on “The Ellen Degeneres Show,” performing “Delirious Love” and “Forever In Blue Jeans.”

Neil begins a one-month leg of the U.S. tour in Atlantic City, New Jersey, which takes him through nine performances in nine cities, ending in Las Vegas, Nevada. During this leg, Neil debuts live concert performances of “We” and “I’m On To You” from the “12 Songs” album.

Neil is interviewed on National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air” show.

People Magazine publishes feature article, “Still Sparkling.”

Neil’s “12 Songs” album is certified gold.

Numerous advertisements of congratulations appear in Billboard Magazine, including thanks and best wishes from many professional organizations involved with Neil’s current world tour.

Neil performs at a gala opening of the new Stockton Arena in Stockton, California, officially closing the “Neil Live in 2005” tour.

Neil appears on the Oprah Winfrey show, performing, “America,” “Hello Again,” “Sweet Caroline,” and “Delirious Love.”

Neil appears on the television cable show QVC.

Neil’s picture appears on the cover of Billboard Magazine along with a 50-page spread: “An American Icon – Celebrating 40 years in the Music Business.”

Neil appears on NBC’s Today Show, performing “Sweet Caroline,” “We,” “I’m On To You,” and “Save Me A Saturday Night.”

Columbia Sony Records releases “12 Songs – Artist’s Cut – 12 Sketches,” a 2-disc CD set that includes alternate takes on songs from the original “12 Songs” album.

Neil makes an appearance on ABC’s “The View,” and performs “Save Me A Saturday Night,” to promote the release of “12 Songs – Artist’s Cut – 12 Sketches” CD released the same day.

Forbes Magazine names Neil among the 25 best-paid men in entertainment.

Neil is inducted into the Hit Parade Hall of Fame for 2007.

Neil appears on the cover of “Performing Songwriter” magazine which features an eight-page interview.

Neil appears on NBC’s “Today” Summer Concert Series in New York City.

Sony BMG releases “Home Before Dark.”

After nearly 41 years since first appearing there, Neil returns to The Bitter End in New York City to play a 35-minute set, including “Pretty Amazing Grace,” “Home Before Dark,” and “Don’t Go There,” (from Home Before Dark); and “Solitary Man,” “Kentucky Woman,” “Cherry Cherry,” and “Sweet Caroline.”

“Home Before Dark” hits #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 chart.

Neil kicks off a World Tour to celebrate his #1 album, “Home Before Dark,” in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

“Home Before Dark” is certified Gold by RIAA.