DEF: The Manhattans “Shining Star” by Ray Schuck · Published July 19, 2020 · Updated July 17, 2020 Among their sixteen appearances on Billboard‘s Hot 100 chart, The Manhattans hit the Top 10 twice. Exactly 40 years ago, the second of that pair of hits, “Shining Star,” rose to a peak position of number 5. How do you rate this post? Click on a star to rate it! Submit Rating Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0 No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.