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The Things They Tweet 1803

4th August 2011

"Happy Birthday to the legendary Tony Bennett. Been one of the great honors of my career to know him and duet with him." Josh Groban sends his best wishes to the veteran singer, who turned...

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Lady Gaga Posts Birthday Message To Tony Bennett

3rd August 2011

Lady Gaga has sent veteran crooner Tony Bennett a special 85th birthday greeting by posting a video message to the I Left My Heart In San Francisco singer online.The Bad Romance recorded the heartfelt video...

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Tony Bennett Releasing Amy Winehouse Duet For Charity

3rd August 2011

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett is releasing his new duet with tragic Amy Winehouse to help fund a charity in the singer's memory.Bennett, who worked with the late star on a track for his upcoming record...

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Tony Bennett Celebrates Birthday On Blue Bloods Set

2nd August 2011

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett celebrated his 85th birthday in style - Tom Selleck sang Happy Birthday to him on the set of U.S. TV show Blue Bloods.The singer, who reaches the milestone age on Wednesday...

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Amy Winehouse Death Leaves Ronson Devastated

24th July 2011

Amy Winehouse's frequent collaborator Mark Ronson is devastated by her death. The 27-year-old singer was found dead at her home in North London from a suspected alcohol and drugs overdose yesterday (23.07.11) and Mark -...

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Fascinating Fact 11814

21st July 2011

Carrie Underwood and Tony Bennett are to perform their new duet for a bunch of TV cops in the second season premiere of Tom Selleck's new drama Blue Bloods. The singers will appear as themselves...

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Tony Bennett 'Praying' For Amy Winehouse

5th July 2011

Tony Bennett is "worried" about troubled star Amy Winehouse and he is "praying" for the British singer to clean up her act.The veteran crooner teamed up with the Rehab hitmaker to record a song for...

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Amy Winehouse Cancels Tour Dates After Drunken Nightmare

20th June 2011

Amy Winehouse, the British R&B, soul and jazz singer, has been forced to cancel two dates on her European tour following a controversial performance in Belgrade over the weekend, reports Mtv News. Amy Winehouse was...

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John Travolta, Bruce Willis & Bennett Honoured In New Jersey

10th June 2011

Hollywood actors John Travolta and Bruce Willis, crooner Tony Bennett and rapper/actress Queen Latifah have been inducted into New Jersey's Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2011.Lifestyle queen Martha Stewart was also...

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Tom Jones Rocks American Idol Finale

26th May 2011

Tom Jones wowed with a surprise performance on the 'American Idol' finale last night (25.05.11). The 70-year-old Welsh singer performed his hit song 'It's Not Unusual' after the top 13 male contestants sang a medley...

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Hollywood Publicist Gene Shefrin Dies

12th April 2011

Hollywood publicist Gene Shefrin, who worked for stars including Tony Bennett, Johnny Mathis and Perry Como, has died at the age of 90.Shefrin passed away in his sleep on 6 April (11) in Encinitas, California...

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Bennett Back With Duets Sequel

24th March 2011

Crooner Tony Bennett is set to celebrate his 85th birthday with a sequel to the Duets album he released to mark his 80th year.Mariah Carey, Andrea Bocelli and Amy Winehouse are among the stars who...

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Bennett Planning Winehouse Duet

12th January 2011

TONY BENNETT is making plans to collaborate with troubled British singer AMY WINEHOUSE.The Back To Black hitmaker, who is preparing to make her comeback this year (11), is a big fan of the music legend...

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Rimes, Bennett & Beck To Pay Tribute To Streisand

9th January 2011

LEANN RIMES, TONY BENNETT and guitar great JEFF BECK are to team up to pay tribute to BARBRA STREISAND at a pre-Grammy Awards concert.The trio will join Herbie Hancock, Diana Krall, Seal, Barry Manilow and...

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Bennett And Wife To Receive Top Ascap Award

6th December 2010

Crooner TONY BENNETT and his wife SUSAN BENEDETTO are to be honoured with the ASCAP Foundation Champion Award at the 15th annual prizegiving in New York on 8 December (10).The couple has been selected for...

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Bennett: 'Lohan Is Wasting Her Gift'

1st October 2010

Music veteran TONY BENNETT is convinced young stars of today such as LINDSAY LOHAN are squandering their talent by embracing the party scene and turning to drugs.The 84-year-old singer, who admits dabbling with cocaine as...

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Sing Along With Mitch Miller Dead At 99

4th August 2010

Mitch Miller, whose Sing-Along with Mitch television show on NBC in the early 1960s was the karaoke of its day, has died at age 99. As a producer at Columbia Records in the 1950s, Miller...

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Bennett Performs Surprise Show In New York

30th July 2010

TONY BENNETT stunned fans at the Jazz in July Festival in New York City on Tuesday night (27Jul10) by taking the stage for a surprise performance.The legendary singer attended the event's musical tribute evening dedicated...

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Fascinating Fact 9599

2nd July 2010

TONY BENNETT proved he is a big fan of LADY GAGA at his concert in London on Thursday night (01Jul10) - he dedicated his track the Good Life to the pop sensation. The concert also...

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Muse Thrilled With Silver Award

2nd July 2010

Muse and JLS were among the winners at the Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards in London today (02.07.10).Matthew Bellamy - frontman of the 'Supermassive Black Hole' rockers - admitted although it was a "huge...

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Bennett's Jibe At Stewart Over Classic Songs

29th June 2010

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT is unimpressed with ROD STEWART's efforts at covering pop standards - insisting the former FACES frontman sings like a girl.Stewart has released four of his Great American Songbook albums since 2002,...

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Bennett Slams 'Cruel' Tv Talent Contests

29th June 2010

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT has slammed TV talent contest show bosses, branding them "cruel" for failing to teach wannabe stars how to last in the music business.The 83-year-old entertainer spent years perfecting his craft before...

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Bennett To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

25th June 2010

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT is to accept a lifetime achievement honour at the 2010 Nordoff-Robbins Silver Clef Awards.The 83-year-old entertainer will be acknowledged for his 60 years in the industry at the gala event, which...

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Tony Bennett To Receive Lifetime Prize

24th June 2010

Tony Bennett is to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award.The 83-year-old legendary singer will be given the title at this year's O2 Silver Clef Awards and the presentation of the prestigious prize coincides with his 60th...

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Fascinating Fact 9522

21st June 2010

TONY BENNETT and PAUL ANKA have landed cameo roles in the new SOPHIE TUCKER biopic. The singers will appear in performance scenes in The Outrageous Sophie Tucker, which is currently in production and being directed...

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The Things They Say 16172

19th April 2010

"The first thing I do after breakfast is I go to the park and start drawing or painting." Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT likes to get creative in his spare time.

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Jazz Pianist Bunch Dies

6th April 2010

Jazz pianist JOHN BUNCH, who accompanied singers BENNY GOODMAN and TONY BENNETT, has lost his battle with skin cancer.Bunch died from melanoma in New York City on 30 March (10), aged 88. In the...

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Fascinating Fact 8793

4th February 2010

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT has painted the official poster for this year's (10) New Orleans Jazz And Heritage Festival. The star's design, which shows his late friend Louis Priam, will be sold during the annual...

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Frampton's Music Manager Anthony Dies

26th October 2009

The man who managed music artists including PETER FRAMPTON, TONY BENNETT and American punk rock band DEVO has died, aged 83.Dee Anthony died on Sunday (25Oct09) in Connecticut. His cause of death was not disclosed....

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