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Stars Head To Vegas For Beatles Spectacular

4th July 2006

French circus troupe CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's new THE BEATLES-themed show LOVE only premiered last week (ends30JUN06), but it has already attracted a host of stars to Las Vegas, Nevada. As well as former Beatles SIR...

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Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Tv Bash

28th June 2006

US network NBC will salute singing legend TONY BENNETT with an 80th birthday bash this autumn (06). TONY BENNETT: AN AMERICAN CLASSIC, will be produced and directed by CHICAGO's Academy Award-winning director ROB MARSHALL. The...

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Mathis Honoured With Ella Award

14th June 2006

Pop legend JOHNNY MATHIS will become the 15th recipient of the Society of Singers' Ella Award at a ceremony in California in September (06). The prize is named after ELLA FITZGERALD, the first ever winner....

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Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Duets Album

14th June 2006

TONY BENNETT is to follow his mentor FRANK SINATRA's example and celebrate his 80th birthday with an album of duets. The legendary crooner will team up with the likes of STING, BONO, SIR ELTON JOHN,...

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Michael Damaged Car Through 'Tricky Hill Manoeuvre'

21st April 2006

LATEST: British pop star GEORGE MICHAEL has spoken out following his car accident last weekend (16APR06), admitting he damaged three cars when he attempted a tricky manoeuvre on a steep hill. Michael is currently at...

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Bennett To Team Up With Stars On Birthday Album

21st February 2006

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will duet with SIR PAUL McCARTNEY, BONO and SIR ELTON JOHN on his upcoming 80th birthday album. The I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO will also be joined by...

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The Things They Say 1259

9th February 2006

"I record with him tomorrow morning on his record. He's the coolest guy." Grammy Awards nominee MICHAEL BUBLE, who will work with his idol TONY BENNETT, who was a winner last night (08FEB06)....

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The Things They Say 1239

9th February 2006

"I record with him tomorrow morning on his record. He's the coolest guy." Grammy Awards nominee MICHAEL BUBLE, who will work with his idol TONY BENNETT, who was a winner last night (08FEB06)....

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Fascinating Fact 705

23rd December 2005

Guitar great LES PAUL, 90, has performed at New York's Iridium Jazz Club every Monday night for the last 20 years. Surprise guests have included SIR PAUL McCARTNEY and TONY BENNETT....

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Bennett Returns To Columbia

16th December 2005

Crooner TONY BENNETT has returned to Columbia Records 55 years after first signing with the label, to release a duets album to coincide with his 80th birthday in 2006. The new deal is a...

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Baldwin Promotes His Own 'Gay' Movie

12th December 2005

Hollywood actor ALEC BALDWIN poked fun at HEATH LEDGER and JAKE GYLLENHAAL's new movie BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN, by appearing in a skit promoting his own gay-themed movie. Ledger and Gyllenhaal have generated a lot of...

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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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