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'Three Cheers For Bossy Women' - Barbra Streisand's Film Career Toasted At Lincoln Centre

Last night (April 22, 2013), Barbra Streisand was the centre of attention at the Lincoln Center in New York. The 70 year old actress, singer, and filmmaker received the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s 40th...

Sir Paul Mccartney Urges U.s. Gun Campaigners To Keep Pushing

Beatles star Sir Paul Mccartney has thrown his weight behind Tony Bennett's campaign to tighten gun laws in the U.S.The veteran musician, whose Beatles bandmate John Lennon was shot dead in New York in 1980,...

Paul Sir Paul Mccartney Lends Support To Tony Bennett's Anti-gun Violence Campaign

Sir Paul Mccartney has added his star power to Tony Bennett's anti-gun violence campaign and called on fans to lobby U.S. representatives to push for tighter firearms laws following the tragic Newtown, Connecticut school massacre...

Stars Turn Out For Elaine Stritch's First Farewell Show

Stars including Tom Hanks, Liza Minnelli and Tony Bennett gathered to honour Broadway legend Elaine Stritch at the opening night of her farewell concert series on Tuesday (02Apr13).The veteran entertainer is relocating back to her...

Liza Minnelli And Tony Bennett To Perform For Streisand At Chaplin Award Gala

Liza Minnelli, Tony Bennett and Kristin Chenoweth are set to perform in honour of Barbra Streisand at the upcoming 40th annual Chaplin Award Gala.The iconic singer/actress will be saluted with the prestigious award by officials...

Aretha Franklin Enjoys Marathon Birthday Bash In New York

Aretha Franklin had a birthday to remember in New York on Monday (25Mar13) as she was serenaded by the cast of a Broadway musical before partying with Tony Bennett and Berry Gordy.The soul legend turned...

Tony Bennett To Record "Big Swing Album" With Lady Gaga

Legendary New York crooner Tony Bennett is to record his next album with Lady Gaga. The somewhat unlikely pair collaborated on 'The Lady Is A Tramp' for Bennett's Grammy-winning 'Duets II' album, and although they're...

Stars Gather At Inaugural Amy Winehouse Foundation Awards Gala

Tony Bennett and Jennifer Hudson took to the stage in New York City on Thursday night (21Mar13) at a special gala in memory of late singer Amy Winehouse.The Back To Black hitmaker's parents hosted the...

Yippie Ki-yay! Die Hard's Bruce Willis Defends Right To Own Guns

Just as Quentin Tarantino was quizzed relentlessly about America's gun laws ahead of the release of Django Unchained, this week it was Bruce Willis' turn to defend the use of firearms in his new movie,...

President Obama's Inaugural Celebrations Rounded Off With Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett

President Barack Obama’s Inaugural celebrations for his second term in office were one hell of a shindig. To round it all off, he held an Inaugural ball, for his campaign staffers. For the paltry sum...

Lady Gaga And Tony Bennett Duet At Inaugural Ball

Pop star Lady Gaga teamed up with Tony Bennett at a private ball for Barack Obama's staff on Tuesday (22Jan13) to thank them for their hard work during the U.S. president's re-election campaign.The Poker Face...

Tony Bennett Refuses To Travel In White Limousines

Tony Bennett has a list of bizarre requests while he is on tour - he refuses to travel in white limousines and only stays in hotel rooms with a nice view.The veteran crooner insists that...

Agent To The Stars Jim Murray Dies

Jim Murray, longstanding agent to stars including Tony Bennett, Liza Minnelli and Barry Manilow, has died at the age of 85.The dealmaker passed away at Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center on Wednesday (02Jan13) following a...

Grammys Week Tribute For Bruce Springsteen Features Neil Young, Mumford And Sons

All eyes will be on Bruce Springsteen during Grammy’s week, as the New Jersey rocker will be the recipient of the MusiCares Person of the Year award. To celebrate the honour, a Bruce Springsteen tribute...

Nas To Perform At Amy Winehouse Birthday Memorial

Nas is to perform at a special concert commemorating Amy Winehouse's 30th birthday, Mitch Winehouse has revealed. The rapper - who duetted with the late singer on his track 'Cherry Wine' - is to take...

Tony Bennett Staging Bilingual Holiday Special For Spanish Tv

Veteran singer Tony Bennett is set to become the first non-Latin artist to land a top Tv special on Spanish-language network Univision.The crooner will spread a little festive cheer in his one-hour Tony Bennett and...

Rare Rock Interviews Made Available To Public Online

Music fans have been given a rare chance to listen to candid interviews with Sir Paul Mccartney, Yoko Ono, Ray Charles and Tony Bennett online after they were donated to America's Library of Congress earlier...

Unicef Snowflake's Belles And Beasts Of The Ball: Katy Perry, Selena Gomez And Donald Trump?

Children's charity UNICEF has hosted a black tie gala every winter since 2005 called the Snowflake Ball, "to celebrate the lighting of the UNICEF Snowflakes and to honor those whose philanthropic commitments support its mission...

Pictures: Katy Perry And Selena Gomez Catch Up At Unicef Snowflake Ball

Katy Perry and Allison Williams lit up the UNICEF Snowflake BallKaty Perry, Selena Gomez and Uma Thurman were just some of the stars who attended the UNICEF Snowflake Ball, with Gomez in particular looking keen...

Tony Bennett Not A Fan Of Talent Show Singers

Tony Bennett thinks TV talent shows don't produce proper stars. The legendary crooner feels too many singers on programmes like 'The X Factor' and 'American Idol' sound generic.He told NPR radio: ''The commercial shows on...

Lucky Tony Bennett Saved Poor Family's Thanksgiving Feast

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett once saved his family's Thanksgiving by winning a turkey.The beloved singer grew up poor and recalls overhearing his mother complaining about the family's problems one holiday when she had nothing to...

Zen Of Bennett - The Most Active Man In Showbiz Tony Bennett Talks Lady Gaga

Even at the ripe old age of 86, Tony Bennett is still more active than most mid-twenty-year-olds. He has one of the longest musical careers that is still alive and kicking, and has still yet...

'This Christmas'...John Travolta And Olivia Newton-john Unite For Festive Album

John Travolta has been reunited with his Grease co-star Olivia Newton-John, for a forthcoming Christmas album, entitled 'This Christmas.' It's something of a surprise move from the actor, who has been busily defending himself against...

John Travolta And Olivia Newton-john Back With A Christmas Album!

John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John will once again be multiplying chills with a new Christmas album, reports Entertainment Weekly. The proposed album will also feature the vocal talents of Tony Bennett, Barbra Streisand and Kenny...

Lady Gaga Plans Jazz Album

Lady Gaga is planning a jazz album with Tony Bennett. The 'Judas' singer previously teamed with the crooner for a version of 'The Lady is a Tramp' from his 'Duets II' album and they...

Tony Bennett And Lady Gaga Recording Jazz Album

Veteran singer Tony Bennett is re-teaming with pop star Lady Gaga to record a full-length jazz album.Bennett formed a close relationship with the Bad Romance hitmaker while recording a cover of The Lady Is A...

Andy Williams Dies: Tributes To The Star Led By Tony Christie

Tributes to Andy Williams have been led today by fellow crooner Tony Christie. Andy Williams has died, aged 84, following a year-long battle against bladder cancer. He was best known for his rendition of the...

Diana Krall Plays 'Fly Me To The Moon' Tribute To Late Neil Armstrong

Jazz singer Diana Krall paid a more than fitting tribute to the late, great Neil Armstrong during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday night; just hours after news of the astronaut death broke.Performing...

Nas & Tony Bennett To Receive First Amy Winehouse Awards

Tragic Amy Winehouse's collaborators Tony Bennett and Nas are to be honoured at a new Inspiration Awards gala named after the late British star.Nas, who worked with the Rehab singer shortly before her 2011 death,...

Marc Anthony And Gloria Estefan Join Tony Bennett For New Duets Album

Veteran crooner Tony Bennett has recruited Marc Anthony and Gloria Estefan for his new Latin-flavoured duets album.The singer hit the top of the charts around the world last year (11) with his Duets II album,...

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