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Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett To Perform At New York Christmas Tree Ceremony

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are to kick off the holiday season in New York City as headliners for the 82nd annual Christmas in Rockefeller Center celebration concert.The duo, which released jazz standards album Cheek...

Lady Gaga Drank Whiskey To Relax

Lady Gaga drank whiskey to relax around Tony Bennett.The 'Applause' hitmaker admits she was ''very nervous'' when she started working with the jazz legend on their album, 'Cheek to Cheek,' and relied on alcohol to...

Tony Bennett Reworks God Bless America At Baseball Game

Tony Bennett's fans came to the veteran singer's defence on Monday (06Oct14) after the 88-year-old entertainer fluffed the lyrics to God Bless America during a baseball playoff game between the San Francisco Giants and the...

Lady Gaga Can't Wait To Perform New Year's Eve Gig With Bennett

Lady Gaga has confirmed she will ring in 2015 with Tony Bennett in Las Vegas.The odd couple, who topped the U.S. charts with their standards album Cheek to Cheek last week (ends03Oct14), have been booked...

Tony Bennett Breaks His Own Record, As Lady Gaga Duets Album Debuts At Billboard Number One Spot

Tony Bennett will be celebrating hitting the top spot of the US billboard charts this weekend, beating his own record for the oldest living artist to earn a number one album. The 88 year old...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Scores Number 1 Album With 'Cheek To Cheek'

One of the less likely musical match-ups in pop music history has caught the public’s imagination. Pop superstar Lady Gaga’s collaboration album Cheek To Cheek with legendary crooner Tony Bennett has entered the Billboard chart...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Beat Chesney To The Top Of The U.s. Charts

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga's standards album Cheek To Cheek has shot to the top of the U.S. charts with over 130,000 first-week sales.The odd couple beat Kenny Chesney to the top spot - the...

Tony Bennett 'Steered' Lady Gaga To 'Quality'

Tony Bennett has ''steered'' Lady Gaga towards ''quality''.The 88-year-old crooner - who teamed up with Gaga, 28, for their new jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek' - believes the collaboration has brought out the best in...

Lady Gaga Feels Overwhelmed By Nerves

Lady Gaga feels overwhelmed by her nerves.The 'Anything Goes' singer has admitted she often feels overcome with anxiety because her new music showcases her real voice, without the pop production of her previous records.Speaking on...

Jamie Cullum Wants Lady Gaga Collaboration

Jamie Cullum wants to work with Lady Gaga.The jazz singer is a huge fan of the 'Poker Face' hitmaker's recent 'Cheek to Cheek' album, which she recorded with veteran crooner Tony Bennett, and hopes if...

Tony Bennett Surprises Lady Gaga At Israel Gig

Tony Bennett surprised his Cheek To Cheek album collaborator Lady Gaga on Saturday (13Sep14) by making an unexpected appearance at her concert in Israel.The Born This Way hitmaker brought her artRave: The ARTPOP Ball Tour...

Lady Gaga "Didn't Want To Sing Anymore" Until Tony Bennett "Saved" Her

Infamously eccentric Lady Gaga and smooth aged crooner Tony Bennett may appear to make unlikely friends, but in recent interviews the two have expressed their great affection for one another and close bond. The pair...

Lady Gaga Almost Quit Music

Lady Gaga almost quit music earlier this year. The 'Applause' hitmaker admits she almost gave up her career for good six months ago after her third album 'ArtPop' received mixed reviews from critics. Speaking in...

Lady Gaga Puts Career Before Family

Lady Gaga has put plans to start a family to one side to focus on her singing career.The 'Poker Face' hitmaker, who is currently dating Taylor Kinney, said that while she is keen to start...

Lady Gaga: My Voice Was Controlled

Lady Gaga feels her voice has been ''controlled''.The 28-year-old 'Pokerface' hitmaker believes auto-tuning has affected her vocal presence.She told The Sunday Telegraph magazine: ''Since 'The Fame', 'The Fame Monster' and 'Born This Way', they've been...

Tony Bennett To Work With Lady Gaga Again

Tony Bennett wants to work with Lady Gaga ''as many times as possible in the future.''The 88-year-old singer has teamed up with the 'Applause' hitmaker, 28, on the upcoming jazz album 'Cheek to Cheek' and...

Tony Bennett Supports School Graduation Campaign

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett is throwing his support behind a new campaign encouraging children to stay in school and graduate.The legendary singer will take part in a day long broadcast on American Graduate Day next...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Front Fashion Campaign

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are the new faces of H&M.The 'Pokerface' hitmaker and the 17-time Grammy Award-winner have teamed up to front the Swedish high street brand's 2014 Christmas campaign. The stunning images show...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Team Up For H&m Holiday Campaign

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett are continuing their unlikely friendship by starring in fashion retailer H&M's 2014 holiday campaign.The two singers are releasing their collaborative album of jazz standards, Cheek to Cheek, this September (14),...

Ed Sheeran And Jessie J Join Itunes Festival

Ed Sheeran, Jessie J and Mary J. Blige have been added to this year's iTunes Festival line-up.The 'Sing' hitmaker has been announced to perform at the month-long series of gigs at The Roundhouse in Camden,...

Tony Bennett Planning More Collaborations With Lady Gaga

Tony Bennett is planning to spend the rest of his life working with Lady Gaga, revealing he's already at work on the follow-up to the odd couple's new jazz standards album Cheek to Cheek.The two...

Tony Bennett Designed Lady Gaga's New Tattoo

Tony Bennett designed Lady Gaga's new tattoo.The 'Poker Face' hitmaker, who is gearing up to release a jazz album, 'Cheek to Cheek,' with the legendary singer, 87, in September, recently had a special trumpet inked...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Celebrate Collaboration With Concert

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett performed tracks from their jazz collaboration Cheek To Cheek on Monday (28Jul14) ahead of its long-awaited release.The unlikely pals first teamed up for Bennett's album Duets Ii in 2011 and...

Lady Gaga Joins Tony Bennett For Jazz Festival Gig

Lady Gaga made a surprise appearance with crooner Tony Bennett at the Montreal Jazz Festival in Canada on Tuesday night (01Jul14).The Born This Way hitmaker is working with the legendary singer on a new jazz-themed...

Lady Gaga Tattooed With Tony Bennett Tribute

Lady Gaga now boasts a permanent reminder of her friendship with crooner Tony Bennett after having a tattoo of one of his drawings inked on her arm.The Bad Romance superstar grew close to the Because...

Lady Gaga Get Trumpet Tattoo

Lady Gaga has had a trumpet tattooed on her arm. The 28-year-old singer, who already had more than 10 inkings, including flowers on her hip and a unicorn on her thigh, has now had the...

Tony Bennett: I Thought Gaga Would Be Bigger Than Elvis

Tony Bennett thought Lady Gaga was going to be ''bigger than Elvis'' when he first heard her sing. The jazz singer, who teamed up with the 'Applause' hitmaker to surprise more than 700 students with...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Stun Graduates With Masterclass

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett surprised a group of students in New York City by hosting a masterclass on their final day of school.The duo reunited at the Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, a...

Tributes Pour In For Maya Angelou

Oprah Winfrey and U.S. President Barack Obama have joined stars including Bette Midler, Tony Bennett, Rihanna and Pharrell Williams to pay tribute to celebrated writer/poet Maya Angelou following her death on Wednesday (28May14).The influential author...

Billy Joel Tried Heroin

Billy Joel has tried heroin.The 'River of Dreams' hitmaker experimented with the deadly narcotic once, but got so ''wasted'', he was too afraid to try it again.Recalling his experience, he said: ''This was back in...

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