Neil Diamond was honored at the 2011 "Kennedy Center Honors" ceremony that aired on CBS last night. The annual all-star gala took place in Washington, D.C. a few weeks back, and pays tribute to those working in the Entertainment Industry.

Sugarland's Jennifer Nettles, Lionel Richie, Smokey Robinson, and actor John Lithgo participated in a musical tribute to Neil Diamond, while Meryl Streep, Sonny Rollins, Yo-Yo Ma, and Barbara Cook were also honored for their work.

~Keith Kelly