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Tony Bennett Breaks His Own Record, As Lady Gaga Duets Album Debuts At Billboard Number One Spot

By Stephanie Chase | 2nd October 2014

Tony Bennett will be celebrating hitting the top spot of the US billboard charts this weekend, beating his own record for the oldest living artist to earn a number one album. The 88 year old...

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Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Scores Number 1 Album With 'Cheek To Cheek'

By Ed Biggs | 2nd October 2014

One of the less likely musical match-ups in pop music history has caught the public’s imagination. Pop superstar Lady Gaga’s collaboration album Cheek To Cheek with legendary crooner Tony Bennett has entered the Billboard chart...

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Lady Gaga "Didn't Want To Sing Anymore" Until Tony Bennett "Saved" Her

By Elinor Cosgrave | 13th September 2014

Infamously eccentric Lady Gaga and smooth aged crooner Tony Bennett may appear to make unlikely friends, but in recent interviews the two have expressed their great affection for one another and close bond. The pair...

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Vera Lynn And More Of The Oldest Music Makers

By Stephanie Chase | 20th March 2014

At 97, Vera Lynn is set to become the oldest artist to release an album, when her new work ‘Vera Lynn: National Treasure - the Ultimate Collection’, is released. While Vera might be the oldest...

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Carol Burnett's Career Of Comedy And Light Entertainment Honoured With Mark Twain Award

By Joe Wilde | 21st October 2013

Carol Burnett was recognised for her decades-long achievements in the entertainment industry with the prestigious Mark Twain Award. The 80-year-old singer, actress, satirist and comedienne was honoured in front of friends, family and admirers at...

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Paul Mccartney Surprises Nyc High School With Impromptu Performance

By Joe Wilde | 11th October 2013

Paul McCartney told an auditorium full of high schoolers, "this beats going to class," after unexpectedly taking to the stage during a surprise assembly at a performing arts high school in Astoria, Queens on Thursday,...

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'Three Cheers For Bossy Women' - Barbra Streisand's Film Career Toasted At Lincoln Centre

By Hayley Avron | 23rd April 2013

Last night (April 22, 2013), Barbra Streisand was the centre of attention at the Lincoln Center in New York. The 70 year old actress, singer, and filmmaker received the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 40th...

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Tony Bennett To Record "Big Swing Album" With Lady Gaga

By Michael West | 22nd March 2013

Legendary New York crooner Tony Bennett is to record his next album with Lady Gaga. The somewhat unlikely pair collaborated on 'The Lady Is A Tramp' for Bennett's Grammy-winning 'Duets II' album, and although they're...

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Yippie Ki-yay! Die Hard's Bruce Willis Defends Right To Own Guns

By Michael West | 7th February 2013

Just as Quentin Tarantino was quizzed relentlessly about America's gun laws ahead of the release of Django Unchained, this week it was Bruce Willis' turn to defend the use of firearms in his new movie,...

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President Obama's Inaugural Celebrations Rounded Off With Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett

By Hayley Avron | 24th January 2013

President Barack Obama’s Inaugural celebrations for his second term in office were one hell of a shindig. To round it all off, he held an Inaugural ball, for his campaign staffers. For the paltry sum...

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Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

By Hayley Avron | 2nd January 2013

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

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Unicef Snowflake's Belles And Beasts Of The Ball: Katy Perry, Selena Gomez And Donald Trump?

By Lorna Greville  | 28th November 2012

Children's charity UNICEF has hosted a black tie gala every winter since 2005 called the Snowflake Ball, "to celebrate the lighting of the UNICEF Snowflakes and to honor those whose philanthropic commitments support its mission...

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Pictures: Katy Perry And Selena Gomez Catch Up At Unicef Snowflake Ball

By Contributor | 28th November 2012

Katy Perry and Allison Williams lit up the UNICEF Snowflake BallKaty Perry, Selena Gomez and Uma Thurman were just some of the stars who attended the UNICEF Snowflake Ball, with Gomez in particular looking keen...

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Zen Of Bennett - The Most Active Man In Showbiz Tony Bennett Talks Lady Gaga

By Lorna Greville  | 23rd October 2012

Even at the ripe old age of 86, Tony Bennett is still more active than most mid-twenty-year-olds. He has one of the longest musical careers that is still alive and kicking, and has still yet...

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'This Christmas'...John Travolta And Olivia Newton-john Unite For Festive Album

By Hayley Avron | 4th October 2012

John Travolta has been reunited with his Grease co-star Olivia Newton-John, for a forthcoming Christmas album, entitled 'This Christmas.' It's something of a surprise move from the actor, who has been busily defending himself against...

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John Travolta And Olivia Newton-john Back With A Christmas Album!

By Jack de Aguilar | 4th October 2012

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John will once again be multiplying chills with a new Christmas album, reports Entertainment Weekly. The proposed album will also feature the vocal talents of Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Kenny...

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Andy Williams Dies: Tributes To The Star Led By Tony Christie

By Hayley Avron | 26th September 2012

Tributes to Andy Williams have been led today by fellow crooner Tony Christie. Andy Williams has died, aged 84, following a year-long battle against bladder cancer. He was best known for his rendition of the...

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