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Pete Seeger On Course To Break Tony Bennett's Chart Record With Dylan Anniversary Release

16th March 2012

Folk icon Pete Seeger is aiming for the top of the world's pop charts and the chance to break Tony Bennett's six-month-old record, as the oldest person to score a hit, with an apt version...

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George Clooney: I Was Tony Bennett's Chauffeur

28th February 2012

George Clooney revealed the details of his career history on the red-carpet at the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday (26 February, 2012). The actor, who eventually lost out on the Best Actor gong to French...

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Billy Crystal Teams Up With Justin Bieber For Oscars Opening

27th February 2012

Billy Crystal scored plenty of laughs in his opening skit at the 84th Academy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday (26 February, 2012). The veteran comedian starred in a promo in which he parodied hotly...

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Fascinating Fact 12911

23rd February 2012

Tony Bennett has been announced as the act who will serenade Oscar winners and losers at the Governors Ball after the 84th Academy Awards on Sunday (26Feb12). More than 1,500 stars and guests are expected...

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Aretha Franklin Says Whitney Houston Was 'One Of Our Greatest Singers'

18th February 2012

Aretha Franklin has paid a musical tribute to WHITNEY HOSUTON, calling her 'one of the finest and greatest singers that ever stood behind a microphone'. Queen of soul Aretha Franklin performed a collection of Houston's...

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Tony Bennett's 'I Left My Heart In San Francisco' Celebrated 50 Years On

15th February 2012

50 years on from the release of Tony Bennett 's seminal single 'I Left My Heart In San Francisco,' the city that it was written about showed that they'd never let it go, as over...

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San Francisco Honours Tony Bennett On St. Valentine's Day

15th February 2012

Cupid now has to share 14 February with legendary crooner Tony Bennett in San Francisco - city officials have renamed St. Valentine's Day Bennett Day in his honour.Mayor Edward M. Lee presented the I Left...

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Tony Bennett Explains Drug Legalisation Rant During Whitney Houston Tribute

14th February 2012

Tony Bennett has defended remarks he made during a Saturday night (11Feb12) tribute to Whitney Houston, when he called for drugs to be legalised, insisting the world should look towards Amsterdam in the international war...

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The Things They Say 24338

14th February 2012

"She's magnificent. She's the best British singer I ever heard." Tony Bennett rates Adele above late duet partner Amy Winehouse.

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Paul Mccartney's Grammys Performance Proves He's Still Hot Property

13th February 2012

Following on from his Hollywood Walk of Fame induction last night, Sir Paul Mccartney demonstrated his enduring appeal across the generations at the Grammys last night. The former member of The Beatles performed 'My Valentine',...

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Sir Paul Mccartney Receives Star-studded Honour

13th February 2012

Coldplay, Katy Perry and Foo Fighters were among the stars who honoured Sir Paul McCartney as he was named MusiCares Person of the Year gala.The 69-year-old former Beatles rocker and other guests were treated to...

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Adele Wins Six Grammys

13th February 2012

Adele swept the Grammy awards last night (12.02.12), taking home six trophies. The British singer was the big winner at the US event - held in Los Angeles - taking home trophies for Record of...

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Jennifer Hudson Leads Grammy Tributes To Whitney

13th February 2012

Jennifer Hudson led tributes to Whitney Houston at the Grammy awards last night (12.02.12).The 30-year-old singer gave a simple but moving rendition of one of Whitney's biggest hits, 'I Will Always Love You', at the...

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Posthumous Award For Amy Winehouse At The 2012 Grammys

13th February 2012

Amy Winehouse's parents accepted her Grammy award at tonight's 54th annual ceremony (February 12, 2012) at the Staples Centre in Los Angeles. The award was a joint one, given to Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse,...

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Standing Ovation For Adele At The 2012 Grammy Awards

13th February 2012

Adele has finished her highly anticipated live performance at the 54th Grammy Awards. Greeted by a standing ovation, Adele - who thanked her producer Paul Epworth for his hand in creating the song when it...

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Whitney Houston's Body Is Moved From Beverly Hills Hotel To Morgue

12th February 2012

BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL has seen a lot of drama in its turbulent past but once again it is the focus of the world's gaze as Whitney Houston's body was found dead in one of its...

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Bennett To Be Honoured In San Francisco

10th February 2012

California residents are set to honour the 50th anniversary of Tony Bennett's hit song I Left My Heart In San Francisco with a city-wide tribute on Tuesday (14Feb12).The veteran crooner recorded the popular tune in...

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Amy Winehouse's Dad Feels Her Presence

10th February 2012

Amy Winehouse's dad still feels her presence with him.Mitch Winehouse is convinced the spirit of his late daughter - who was found dead in her London home last July aged 27 - will be with...

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Fascinating Fact 12811

7th February 2012

Carrie Underwood and Tony Bennett will perform their duet It Had to Be You from Bennett's Duets II album at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (12Feb12). Both stars are nominated for awards.

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Tony Bennett Attends Opening Of Lady Gaga Restaurant

2nd February 2012

Tony Bennett supported his pal Lady Gaga's parents on Wednesday (01Feb12) by attending the opening of their restaurant in New York.The veteran crooner teamed up with the Poker Face hitmaker last year (11) to duet...

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Paul Mccartney To Unveil Hollywood Walk Of Fame Star

2nd February 2012

Sir Paul McCartney is to unveil his star on Hollywood's Walk of Fame.The music legend is the last of The Beatles to receive his own star on the famous pavement, which will be unveiled next...

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Bennett's Son Scores Deal To Release Documentary

27th January 2012

Tony Bennett is to be the subject of a new documentary directed by his manager son Danny.The wannabe movie mogul has struck an exclusive deal with U.S. Dvd distribution company Netflix to release a candid...

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Tony Bennett To Record Next Duets Album In Spanish

16th January 2012

Tony Bennett is planning a new Latino duets album after receiving offers to work with a string of top Spanish-speaking stars.The crooner hit the top of the charts around the world last year (11) with...

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Lady Gaga Is Like 'Picasso' According To Tony Bennett

12th January 2012

Lady Gaga has been compared to Picasso by Tony Bennett.The legendary crooner compared the 'Hair' singer to the Spanish surrealist painter after recording a track with her for his 'Duets II' album. He told Rolling...

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Winehouse's Mum Tells Bennett To Celebrate Her Great Life

10th January 2012

Tony Bennett's sadness following the death of one-time duet partner Amy Winehouse has been lifted by the late singer's mum, who told the legendary crooner that her daughter lived a full life.The I Left My...

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Tony Bennett To Headline Children's Hospital Gala

23rd December 2011

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett is set to headline a gala concert to celebrate the 50th anniversary of a world-renowned American children's hospital.The singer will provide the musical entertainment for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital's benefit...

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Scarlett Johansson Can't Get Jackman's Shirt Off

22nd December 2011

Scarlett Johansson lost in a bidding war for Hugh Jackman's sweaty shirt.'X-Men: First Class' actor Hugh is starring in his one man show 'Hugh Jackman Back on Broadway' in the New York theatre district, and after...

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Blake Shelton To Rock New Year's Eve With Carson Daly

21st December 2011

Blake Shelton is known for his success as a country singer, but he also made a huge impact when appearing as a judge in American reality singing contest 'The Voice' - a format which is...

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Scala & Kolacny Brothers Choir Wow Princess Anne

15th December 2011

Scala & Kolacny Brothers choir were one of the acts to wow Princess Anne at the Royal Variety Performance. The daughter of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip represented her parents at the 99th edition of...

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Tony Bennett's Lady Gaga Portrait To Be Auctioned Off For Charity

12th December 2011

A nude portrait of Lady Gaga painted by Tony Bennett after their recent studio collaboration is set to go up for auction.The odd couple teamed up to record a rendition of classic song The Lady...

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