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Bennett And Wonder Unite For Duets Disc

26th August 2009

Music legends TONY BENNETT and STEVIE WONDER are teaming up to record a new album of duets.Bosses at Bennett's record label Columbia have confirmed the iconic pair - who have 36 Grammys between them -...

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Bennett's Boost For New Orleans

1st May 2009

TONY BENNETT is helping New Orleans to rock again - he has handed out dozens of new instruments to help local kids take up music. The legendary singer joined a scheme to rejuvenate the Louisiana city's...

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Eastwood's Tribute Film To Bennett

30th December 2008

CLINT EASTWOOD is to pay homage to one of his all-time heroes - he is shooting a documentary on legendary crooner TONY BENNETT. The film, for the BBC's highly-acclaimed Arena series, will feature the Dirty...

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Bennett Was A Singing Waiter

8th December 2008

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT started out his music career as a singing waiter in Depression-era New York City. The singer, now 82, headed out to work at a young age to help his widowed mother...

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Fascinating Fact 5902

2nd September 2008

TONY BENNETT has joined the 2008 Christmas album rush after recording a batch of festive favourites with the COUNT BASIE BIG BAND. A Swingin' Christmas will join holiday releases from Faith Hill, Al Jarreau, Sixpence...

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Bennett To Be Honoured By Gq

26th August 2008

Crooner TONY BENNETT is to be honoured as one of GQ magazine's Men of The Year at a gala tribute in London on 3 September (08). The singer, who turned 82 earlier this month (Aug08),...

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Bennett's Surprise For Costello's Wife

20th July 2008

ELVIS COSTELLO's wife DIANA KRALL was in for a shock when TONY BENNETT appeared on the rocker's new chat show - the crooner insisted on singing with her. Jazz star Krall was in the audience...

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Costello Tapes Big Interviews For Tv Show

6th July 2008

ELVIS COSTELLO has taped interviews with TONY BENNETT, LOU REED and SIR ELTON JOHN for an upcoming TV variety show. The British rocker has recorded four one-hour episodes of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With... for future...

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Tyrell Dreams Of Rat Pack Tour With Rod + Tony

9th May 2008

Celebrated crooner and producer STEVE TYRELL would love to recreate the RAT PACK with pals ROD STEWART and TONY BENNETT. Tyrell, who produced Stewart's standards albums The Great American Songbook and has just released a...

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The Things They Say 7718

25th March 2008

"I don't want to do anything on this scale again. No more stadiums. I'd like to be the TONY BENNETT for my generation." GEORGE MICHAEL plans to down-scale his live performances at the end of...

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Fascinating Fact 4441

5th December 2007

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will give a "special performance" in support of U.S. presidential candidate HILLARY CLINTON in New Brunswick, New Jersey later this month (12Dec07). Actor/director RON HOWARD has also pledged his support for...

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Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

17th September 2007

Christina Aguilera has done little to dispel rumours she is expecting her first child following a hint-filled evening at the Emmy awards.Pregnancy rumours have followed the 26-year-old since June, and despite her best efforts arriving...

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The Sopranos Win + Lose Big At The Emmys

17th September 2007

THE SOPRANOS, western miniseries BROKEN TRAIL, TONY BENNETT and PRIME SUSPECT shared the glory at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (16Sep07), claiming three honours apiece. But, as well as being among...

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The Sopranos Win + Lose Big At The Emmys

17th September 2007

THE SOPRANOS, western miniseries BROKEN TRAIL, TONY BENNETT and PRIME SUSPECT shared the glory at the Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday night (16Sep07), claiming three honours apiece. But, as well as being among...

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Aguilera Set For Emmys Date With Bennett

29th August 2007

Pregnant CHRISTINA AGUILERA and newlywed TONY BENNETT will perform together at the Emmy Awards next month (Sep07) in a number choreographed by CHICAGO director ROB MARSHALL. The couple will play standard Steppin' Out (With My...

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Stars To Play Las Vegas Gig For At-risk Kids

28th August 2007

Stars including TONY BENNETT, KELLY CLARKSON, MATCHBOX TWENTY and CARLOS SANTANA are teaming up to play a benefit concert for at-risk children in Las Vegas in October (07). The 12th annual event, which will also...

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Bennett + Wonder To Team Up For Duets Album

14th August 2007

Legendary musicians TONY BENNETT and STEVIE WONDER are teaming up to record an entire album together, following the success of their recent Grammy Award-winning duet For Once In My Life. The pair are planning to...

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Bennett Interrupts His Honeymoon To Salute Eastwood

29th June 2007

Newlywed crooner TONY BENNETT cut short his honeymoon to present CLINT EASTWOOD with the Spirit of Independence Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival on Thursday night (28Jun07). The 80-year-old singer arrived at the ceremony...

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Fascinating Fact 3451

23rd June 2007

Singer TONY BENNETT will present legendary filmmaker CLINT EASTWOOD with the Spirit Of Independence Award at the Los Angeles Film Festival on 28 June (07)....

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Tony Bennett Marries At 80

22nd June 2007

Legendary singer TONY BENNETT married his long-term girlfriend SUSAN CROW in New York City on Thursday (21Jun07). The 80-year-old star wed his teaching partner, 47, at City Hall in Manhattan. The couple have dated for...

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Bennett To Wed This Weekend?

19th June 2007

Singing legend TONY BENNETT will reportedly wed his long-term girlfriend SUSAN CROW in New York City on Thursday (21Jun07). The New York Post's gossip columnist Liz Smith reports the 80-year-old star will wed his teacher...

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Three Arrested In Barrymore Pool Death

14th June 2007

Three men have been arrested on suspicion of murdering Stuart Lubbock, who was found dead in TV entertainer MICHAEL BARRYMORE's pool six years ago.Police have been investigating the death of Mr Lubbock, 31, who was...

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Bennett Engaged

10th May 2007

Singing legend TONY BENNETT is proving it's never too late to fall in love by getting engaged to his long-term girlfriend SUSAN CROW. The 80-year-old star is planning a third trip down the aisle after...

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Bennett And Winehouse Win Jazz Awards

8th May 2007

Singing legend TONY BENNETT and young soul star AMY WINEHOUSE were among the winners at the inaugural Ronnie Scotts Awards in London last night (07May07). The I Left My Heart In San Francisco crooner, 80,...

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The Things They Say 4590

3rd May 2007

"The world is out of sync right now. The fact is we don't have good leaders. America is still a great country but we lack leadership." TONY BENNETT is unimpressed with US President GEORGE W...

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Bennett Unimpressed By Cowell's Nurturing Style

2nd May 2007

Singing legend TONY BENNETT had an argument with SIMON COWELL over the music mogul's nurturing style of wannabe pop stars. Bennett has advised contestants on American Idol and British TV show The X Factor -...

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Bennett Fears For London's Future

2nd May 2007

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT fears for the future of London, after hearing of the recent teen shooting killings in the British capital. The New Yorker, 80, has been a regular visit to London since the...

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Lohan's Driver Crashes Car

30th April 2007

Actress LINDSAY LOHAN's driver has been accused of crashing into the car of crooner TONY BENNETT's daughter ANTONIA - and attempting to blame the incident on her. John Zagata was allegedly talking on his cell...

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Bennett In S+m Theatre Role

27th April 2007

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT's daughter JOHANNA will wear a fat suit to play a force-fed masochist in controversial new play Feeder: A Love Story. The actress will be involved in a sado-masochistic relationship in the...

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Bennett To Receive United Nations Humanitarian Award

19th April 2007

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT is to be honoured with the United Nations' 2007 Humanitarian Award in Washington later this year (07). The ailing star, who has today (19Apr07) been forced to cancel further concerts in...

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