Barry Manilow holds back the years with cosmetic surgery

Singer Barry Manilow is still holding on to his youthful appearance with the help of cosmetic surgery. The Grammy- and Emmy-award winning artist is still going strong as a favourite Las Vegas headline act, and thanks to several plastic surgery procedures, many are saying that the 66-year-old star only looks half his age.Merinews reports that Barry had an upper and lower face lift in 2003 to tighten his skin, followed by a second facelift in 2006 with blepharoplasty to remove bags under his eyes. In addition to these cosmetic surgery procedures, Barry is also topping up with regular Botox treatments to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and retain a smoother complexion. Barry Manilow's cosmetic surgery success may have helped to sustain his long career, and has certainly sparked the interest of fans and curious web users alike, who are searching for before and after pictures of the star to see his rejuvenation for themselves. Today sees the release of Barry's highly-anticipated new album The Greatest Love Songs of All Time, putting a unique spin on classic love songs from film soundtracks and Broadway musicals. The singer-songwriter held an impressive five-year tenure as the headline act at the Las Vegas Hilton before deciding to perform his final show on 30 December, and he is next scheduled to become the headliner at Vegas' Paris Hotel beginning this March, continuing to entertain generations of crowds after more than thirty years in the limelight.