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Beyonce's Tina Turner Tribute Goes Awry

6th December 2005

BEYONCE KNOWLES' tribute to TINA TURNER at the Kennedy Center Honors in New York on Sunday night (04DEC05) almost fell on deaf ears when her microphone cut out seconds into her performance. Dressed in...

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Turner And Bennett Receive Kennedy Honours

5th December 2005

Music legends TINA TURNER and TONY BENNETT were honoured by a variety of star performances at The Kennedy Center Honors ceremony at the John F Kennedy Center for Performing Arts in New York City yesterday...

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Strokes Spurred On By 'Brutal' Khane

25th November 2005

New York rockers THE STROKES were terrorised by producer DAVID KHANE while making new album FIRST IMPRESSIONS OF EARTH, as he forced them to strive for perfection. The LAST NITE stars couldn't wait to...

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Redford, Turner And Bennett To Get Kennedy Center Honours

7th September 2005

Hollywood actor ROBERT REDFORD and veteran singers TINA TURNER and TONY BENNETT are among those who will be honoured for their contribution to American culture in December (05). The annual Kennedy Center honours will...

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Bennett Plans For 80th Birthday

4th August 2005

TONY BENNETT is planning a spectacular party to celebrate his 80th birthday next year (06) - to say sorry to his family for the "inhuman" tour schedule that has kept them apart. The singer...

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Charles' Revival Continues With New Duets Album

7th June 2005

Soul man RAY CHARLES isn't letting death get in the way of his music revival - he's re-releasing one of his acclaimed duets albums with additional tracks. Charles, who died last year (04) could...

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Bennett Shows Off His Art

7th April 2005

Ageing crooner TONY BENNETT is showing no signs of slowing as he approaches 80 - he's promoting his second career as an artist. The 78-year-old American is currently in Britain performing a sell-out tour...

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Bennett Won't Stoop To Politics

4th April 2005

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT has no intention of using his celebrity status to kickstart a career in politics. The STRANGER IN PARADISE icon prefers to live a stress-free life and only watch politicians at...

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Bennett's Wedding Gift To Mccartney

1st April 2005

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT ensured SIR PAUL McCARTNEY's first dance with HEATHER MILLS was a particularly special moment - he recorded an exclusive song for them. The BEATLES star contacted Bennett shortly before exchanging...

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Celebrity Voice Coach Unveils Secrets

24th February 2005

The voice coaches who helped USHER, BJORK, SHANIA TWAIN and KYLIE MINOGUE develop their vocal chords have opened up their secrets to the public with the release of a new DVD/CD package. The ULTIMATE...

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Don King All Loved Up At Trump Wedding

23rd January 2005

Boxing promoter DON KING was overwhelmed by pal DONALD TRUMP's third marriage ceremony in Palm Beach, Florida yesterday (22JAN05). King was among 500 guests, including BILLY JOEL, TONY BENNETT and SIMON COWELL, who attended...

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Stars Pay Tribute To Cy Coleman

13th January 2005

LUCIE ARNAZ, BEA ARTHUR and CHITA RIVERA are among a host of stars who gathered in New York to pay tribute to theatre composer CY COLEMAN on Monday (10JAN05). The stars, along with ANN...

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Bennett Angry He Was 'Ripped Away' From His Family

13th December 2004

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT felt "deserted" by his family as a child, when he was sent to live with relatives after his father died. The 78-year-old singer was just 10 when his dad suddenly...

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Bennett Slams 'Greedy' Stars

13th December 2004

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT has blasted modern celebrity for encouraging an age of "super-greed" at the expense of the poor. Bennett, 78, is amazed at how wide the chasm between the rich and the...

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Cruise And Winfrey Host Gig For Nobel Winner

13th December 2004

TOM CRUISE and OPRAH WINFREY hosted a concert in Oslo, Norway on Saturday (11DEC04) to pay tribute to this year's NOBEL PEACE PRIZE winner WANGARI MAATHAI. The 64-year-old Kenyan, who won the prize for...

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Bennett Keeps On Crooning

14th October 2004

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will perform until he dies, because he is incapable of retiring. The 78-year-old has been performing for 60 years, but has no plans to stop or even slow down, because...

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Bennett Oblivious To Sex Symbol Status

11th October 2004

Music legend TONY BENNETT failed to realise he was the object of desire for hordes of lusty female fans until "hundreds of women" turned up at his wedding dressed in black. The ART OF...

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Minnelli's Kfc Treat For Dinner Party Guests

17th September 2004

LIZA MINNELLI had a quick method of catering for her guests whenever she threw lavish dinner parties - she'd buy all of the chicken from fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC). The CABARET...

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Acoustic Mccartney Set For Young's Benefit Show

9th September 2004

SIR PAUL McCARTNEY will play an acoustic set for the first time in a decade at the 18th annual BRIDGE SCHOOL BENEFIT show outside San Francisco, California, next month (OCT04). The former BEATLE will...

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Bennett Fuming After False Dinner Auction

2nd July 2004

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT has demanded organisers of a charity auction refund a man who bid $15,000 (GBP8,300) to eat dinner with the star. GARY PUSATERI, 52, placed the high bid in the hope...

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Stone To Sing To Oscar Celebrities

2nd March 2004

Teenage soul sensation JOSS STONE will entertain a galaxy of stars at SIR ELTON JOHN'S OSCAR party in Los Angeles this Sunday (29FEB04). The FELL IN LOVE WITH A BOY star, who is still...

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Travolta's Star-studded Birthday Surprise

11th February 2004

TOM CRUISE served up a sweet treat at pal JOHN TRAVOLTA's surprise 50th birthday party in Los Cabos, Mexico, at the weekend (7/8FEB04) - a peanut butter and chocolate aeroplane cake. Cruise was one...

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Stewart Wants To Win First Grammy

8th February 2004

Rock legend ROD STEWART would love to win a GRAMMY tonight (8FEB04) - just to keep his kids from constantly reminding him how many STING has won. Stewart, 59, has been nominated for the...

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Bette Will Give Her Grammy To Clooney

18th January 2004

BETTE MIDLER will hand over her GRAMMY award to the late ROSEMARY CLOONEY's family if she beats the crooner to a gong this year (04). Midler's Clooney tribute album, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY SONGBOOK, is...

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Jack Croons French Classic

11th December 2003

JACK NICHOLSON has added his name to the list of celebrities who have recorded romantic classic LA VIE EN ROSE. The movie veteran can be heard crooning the EDITH PIAF song over the closing...

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Stars Line Up For Sting Tribute

9th December 2003

BLACK EYED PEAS, newlyweds ELVIS COSTELLO and DIANA KRALL, SIR ELTON JOHN and DIDO are among the stars queuing up to praise STING when the British rocker is honoured in the new year (04)....

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Stars Sell Off Their Wares For Charity

31st October 2003

The stars have dug deep in their closets to find items they can sell in a new charity auction to benefit gay and lesbian groups in America. Among the celebrities who have donated clothes...

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Celine Dion To Receive Ella Award

23rd October 2003

CELINE DION is following in the footsteps of TONY BENNETT, JULIE ANDREWS and FRANK SINATRA by receiving the SOCIETY OF SINGER'S ELLA AWARD. The MY HEART WILL GO ON star will receive the thirteenth...

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Jude Law's Sister Gets Star Patrons

10th October 2003

Actor JUDE LAW's sister is making her way up the showbiz ladder - her paintings have become a favourite of New York's celebrity set. Artist NATASHA is exhibiting at the city's trendy INGRAO gallery,...

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