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Bennett's Jibe At Stewart Over Classic Songs

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,...

Bennett Slams 'Cruel' Tv Talent Contests

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...

Bennett To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

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...

Tony Bennett To Receive Lifetime Prize

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...

Jazz Pianist Bunch Dies

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...

Frampton's Music Manager Anthony Dies

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....

Bennett Lands New $10 Million Deal

Singer TONY BENNETT has landed a new $10 million (GBP6.6 million) contract with Sony-Columbia, in return for full control of the 83 year old's back catalogue and all future releases.As part of the deal, Sony...

Bennett And Wonder Unite For Duets Disc

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 -...

Bennett's Boost For New Orleans

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...

Eastwood's Tribute Film To Bennett

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...

Bennett Was A Singing Waiter

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...

Bennett To Be Honoured By Gq

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),...

Bennett's Surprise For Costello's Wife

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...

Costello Tapes Big Interviews For Tv Show

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...

Tyrell Dreams Of Rat Pack Tour With Rod + Tony

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...

Xtina Adds To Pregnancy Rumours At Emmys

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...

By on 17 September 2007

The Sopranos Win + Lose Big At The Emmys

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...

The Sopranos Win + Lose Big At The Emmys

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...

Aguilera Set For Emmys Date With Bennett

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...

Stars To Play Las Vegas Gig For At-risk Kids

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...

Bennett + Wonder To Team Up For Duets Album

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...

Bennett Interrupts His Honeymoon To Salute Eastwood

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...

Tony Bennett Marries At 80

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...

Bennett To Wed This Weekend?

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...

Three Arrested In Barrymore Pool Death

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...

By on 14 June 2007

Bennett Engaged

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...

Bennett And Winehouse Win Jazz Awards

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,...

Bennett Fears For London's Future

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...

Bennett Unimpressed By Cowell's Nurturing Style

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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