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Stars Support Clinton Senate Campaign

A host of Hollywood stars including ROBERT DE NIRO, TONY BENNETT and PAUL NEWMAN have added their support to US Senator HILLARY CLINTON's re-election campaign. The former First Lady is being endorsed in telephone messages...

Streisand, Elton And Aguilera To Pay Tribute To Bennett

BARBRA STREISAND, SIR ELTON JOHN and CHRISTINA AGUILERA will help crooner TONY BENNETT extend his 80th birthday celebrations next month (NOV06) after signing up to appear in a TV special with him. The stars perform...

Evanescence Debut At Top Of Us Albums Chart

Rockers EVANESCENCE have jumped straight in at number one in the US albums chart, knocking LUDACRIS off the top spot after just one week. Evanescence's THE OPEN DOOR shifted 447,000 copies in American during its...

Ludacris Tops Us Albums Chart

LUDACRIS has ended JUSTIN TIMBERLAKE's two-week reign at the top of the US albums chart. Ludacris' RELEASE THERAPY is a new entry at number one in the Billboard 200 chart, with another new entry, JANET...

Bennett: 'Clooney And I Were The First American Idols'

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT insists that he and singer ROSEMARY CLOONEY were the first AMERICAN IDOL winners, because they were the first to launch their singing careers on TV. The 80-year-old claims it's harder sustain...

Brando Son Sold Celebrity Contacts

MARLON BRANDO's son CHRISTIAN allegedly sold his late father's address book of celebrity contact details to a mystery buyer. PageSix.com reports the buyer then tried to sell the Rolodex on online auction eBay before Christian's...

Bennett Set For Idol Debut In Canada

TONY BENNETT is set to make his reality TV debut in Canada by performing on talent show CANADIAN IDOL. The 80-year-old crooner will play host to contestants in his native Manhattan, New York later this...

Tony Bennett: 'America Is Culturally Void'

Legendary singer TONY BENNETT has slammed his home country of America for not contributing anything other than jazz music to world art and culture. The IF I RULED THE WORLD crooner feels that Europe and...

Bennett: 'England Is Paradise'

Legendary crooner TONY BENNETT found refuge in England after being dropped from Columbia Records in 1972 - and still calls it "paradise". Bennett, who recently celebrated his 80th birthday, still considers the country a haven...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Hollywood Stars

Veteran crooner TONY BENNETT will belatedly celebrate his 80th birthday with a star-studded show in Los Angeles in November (06). The IF I RULED THE WORLD singer, who became an octogenarian on 3 August (06),...

Bennett Serious About Art

American crooner TONY BENNETT aspires to be as well known as a painter as he is for his music career. The 80-year-old has already seen his work exhibited in Washington, DC's prestigious Smithsonian American Art...

Bennett To Be Honoured With Top Billboard Prize

TONY BENNETT will be honoured with Billboard magazine's coveted Century Award for creative achievement at the Billboard Music Awards in December. The I LEFT MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO crooner, who turned 80 yesterday (03AUG06),...

Bennett Loved Kissing Elton

Veteran singer TONY BENNETT insists there is every chance he will turn gay, because he thoroughly enjoyed a surprise kiss from SIR ELTON JOHN at a recent benefit concert. The 80-year-old crooner admits the cheeky...

Stars Head To Vegas For Beatles Spectacular

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...

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Tv Bash

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...

Mathis Honoured With Ella Award

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....

Bennett To Celebrate 80th Birthday With Duets Album

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,...

Michael Damaged Car Through 'Tricky Hill Manoeuvre'

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...

Bennett To Team Up With Stars On Birthday Album

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...

Bennett Returns To Columbia

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...

Baldwin Promotes His Own 'Gay' Movie

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...

Beyonce's Tina Turner Tribute Goes Awry

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...

Turner And Bennett Receive Kennedy Honours

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...

Strokes Spurred On By 'Brutal' Khane

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...

Redford, Turner And Bennett To Get Kennedy Center Honours

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...

Bennett Plans For 80th Birthday

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...

Charles' Revival Continues With New Duets Album

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...

Bennett Shows Off His Art

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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