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J.cole Beats Blink-182 To The Top Of The U.s. Album Charts

5th October 2011

Rapper J. Cole has scored his first U.S. number one album a week after old-timer Tony Bennett did just the same at 85.The hip-hop star's Cole World: the Sideline Story debuts at the top of...

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The Things They Say 23041

5th October 2011

"She's very interesting, I think she might be becoming one of the greatest ever entertainers that ever lived. She's so brilliant... her instinct, about what to do, it takes years to learn how to put...

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Tony Bennett: 'Amy Winehouse Was As Good As Fitzgerald And Holiday'

5th October 2011

Tony Bennett will always mourn the loss of Amy Winehouse as working with her convinced him she was as talented as Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.The British singer died in July (11) and her last...

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Stars Honour Bennett At Belated Birthday Show

4th October 2011

Lady Gaga, Leona Lewis and Adam Ant turned out to honour Tony Bennett at the prestigious London Palladium on Monday night (03Oct11).The singer turned 85 on 3 August (11) and to mark the milestone he...

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Lady Antebellum Make Saturday Night Live Debut

2nd October 2011

Lady Antebellum were alongside actress Melissa Mccarthy in making their Saturday Night Live debut last night (1/10,) the country trio performing as the show's musical guests and performing first 'We Own The Night' and then,...

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Tony Bennett: 'Amy Winehouse Knew She Was Dying'

30th September 2011

Tony Bennett has revealed his latest duet partner Amy Winehouse knew she was near death when they recorded the classic standard Body & Soul in London earlier this year (11).The legendary crooner was thrilled to...

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85-Year-old Tony Bennett Breaks U.s. Album Chart Records

28th September 2011

Crooner Tony Bennett has scored his first U.S. number one album at the age of 85.The veteran's Duets II release has rocketed to the top of the Billboard 200 chart, thanks in part to much-publicised...

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Tony Bennett Scared Off Driving By Teen Crash

23rd September 2011

Crooner Tony Bennett has steered clear of driving ever since he crashed a car as a teen.The 85 year old admits he was scared off the idea of getting behind the wheel forever as a...

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Tony Bennett 'Sorry' For Claiming U.s Caused 9/11

22nd September 2011

Tony Bennett, the legendary American jazz singer, has apologised for suggesting the United States caused the 9/11 terrorist attacks on New York. During an interview on Howard Stern's radio show, Bennett attacked his country's foreign...

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Tony Bennett, 85, Scores New U.s. Pop Chart Record

22nd September 2011

Tony Bennett has become the oldest-living artist to land a hit on the Hot 100 pop chart in America.The 85-year-old crooner's Body & Soul duet with the late Amy Winehouse has debuted at number 87....

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Peaceful Tony Bennett Apologises For 9/11 Comments

21st September 2011

Tony Bennett has apologised for suggesting the American government "caused" the 9/11 terrorist attacks by sparking violence in the Middle East.The singer suggested America only had itself to blame for the atrocities, which began when...

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Baldwin Denies He Boycotted Emmys

20th September 2011

Alec Baldwin has denied reports that he decided to boycott Sunday night's Emmy awards show to protest the decision by Fox to cut a joke related to News Corp's telephone hacking scandal from the ceremony's...

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Alec Baldwin Explains Emmys Absence

20th September 2011

Alec Baldwin is adamant he did not skip the Emmy Awards because of a disagreement with organisers, insisting he always planned to attend a Tony Bennett gig in New York instead.The 30 Rock star was...

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Alec Baldwin Reveals Reason For Skipping Emmy Awards

19th September 2011

Alec Baldwin has revealed he skipped the Emmy Awards because of a party.The '30 Rock' actor - who was thought to have decided to stay away from the ceremony at the Nokia Theatre in Los...

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Emmy Winners Overshadowed By Alec Baldwin Skit Cut

19th September 2011

Wins for British actress Kate Winslet and The Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons were overshadowed at Sunday's Emmy Awards after Fox bosses cut an opening skit by Alec Baldwin. The '30 Rock' star, who decided...

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Alec Baldwin Upset Over Emmys Joke Axe

19th September 2011

Alec Baldwin swapped the Emmy Awards for a night out at a Tony Bennett concert after organisers decided to cut the actor's controversial joke about phone hacking from the telecast's opening sequence.The 30 Rock funnyman...

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Tony Bennett Thrills New York With Birthday Gig

19th September 2011

Veteran superstar Tony Bennett celebrated his 85th birthday by playing a star-studded gig in New York City on Sunday night (18Sep11) with Sir Elton John and Aretha Franklin.The singer reached the milestone age last month...

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Fascinating Fact 12084

16th September 2011

Celine Dion and Tony Bennett were among the stars who joined opera star Andrea Bocelli onstage in New York's Central Park on Thursday night (15Sep11). The tenor entertained fans for two hours during the free...

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Tony Bennett's Granddaughter Exhibits Photographs Of Crooner

15th September 2011

Tony Bennett's granddaughter has created a special photo exhibit in New York City as a tribute to the legendary singer.Kelsey Bennett captured intimate shots of her grandad as he recorded his latest album Duets II...

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The Things They Say 22819

13th September 2011

"Fame doesn't mean much to me. I don't have any extravagances - I don't have a boat or a car. I rent my apartment. I'm saving all my money and I'm leaving it to my...

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Amy Winehouse Final Song To Be Released

13th September 2011

Amy Winehouse's final song, a duet with legendary crooner Tony Bennett, will be aired for the first time on Wednesday (14.11.2011)The song will be released on what would have been the soul singer's 28th birthday...

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The Things They Say 22804

12th September 2011

"The idea of retirement is like death to me. You work until your last day on this Earth. I don’t know any other way." Tony Bennett plans to work until he dies.

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Tony Bennett Stunned By Lady Gaga Request

12th September 2011

Tony Bennett was stunned when Lady Gaga agreed to work with him.The legendary crooner is a huge fan of the 'Born This Way' singer and couldn't believe it when she accepted his request for the...

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Fascinating Fact 12056

11th September 2011

Three of crooner Tony Bennett's art pieces are in America's Smithsonian Museum's permanent collection.

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The Things They Say 22794

11th September 2011

"She's a beautiful, sweet little Italian girl." Tony Bennett on Lady Gaga, who recorded with the legendary singer for new album Duets Ii.

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Fascinating Fact 12053

10th September 2011

Amy Winehouse's Body & Soul duet with Tony Bennett will be released as a single on what would have been the tragic Brit's 28th birthday (14Sep11). Winehouse died in July (11).

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Tony Bennett 'Sobbed' Over Amy's Death

6th September 2011

Tony Bennett "sobbed" when he discovered Amy Winehouse had died.The 85-year-old legendary crooner recorded the song 'Body and Soul' with the musician - who tragically died in July aged just 27 - for his 'Duets...

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Amy Winehouse Celebrated At 2011 Mtv Vma Awards

29th August 2011

Amy Winehouse who tragically died last month at the age of 27 was remembered for her contribution to music last night (28.08.2011) at the Mtv Vma awards by stars from around the world. 'The Back...

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Katy Perry Wins Three Mtv Vmas

29th August 2011

Katy Perry won three MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) including Video of the Year last night (28.08.11). The singer's empowering track 'Firework' was given the biggest award of the evening, which she accepted wearing a...

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Tony Bennett And Stevie Wonder Team Up For Hunger Benefit Concert

26th August 2011

Music legends Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder are to take the stage for a landmark hunger benefit in Los Angeles next month (Sep11).The veteran crooner will be joined by Wonder, country star Carrie Underwood and...

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