Tag Archives: Tony Bennett

Paul McCartney Mesmerizes

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: Showbiz411 readers: we are still posting here all the time. But Showbiz411 has also sort of overnight hooked up with Forbes magazine’s Forbes.com. The stories are there, but it’s like we’ve moved into a house before all the construction has finished. But keep checking www.forbes.com on a[...]

Tony Bennett’s “Duets II” hits #1 this week

HollywoodNews.com: Tony Bennett’s “Duets II” comes in at number 1 this week. It sold over 166,000 copies according to hitsdailydouble.com, beating Adele, Demi Lovato, Lady Antebellum and all the kids in the top 10. Bennett is 85 years young, so this some achievement. The only older act out there right[...]

Tony Bennett’s “Duets II” update

HollywoodNews.com: Surprise! If you didn’t know it already, Lady Gaga can sing. On Tony Bennett’s “Duets II” album, Stefani Germanotta leads off with Tony on “The Lady is a Tramp” and it’s a total success. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvjGe_j6yR8 For once, Gaga doesn’t sound at all like Madonna, but maybe just like herself.[...]

Alec Baldwin skips out on Emmys with his skit cut out

HollywoodNews.com: Alec Baldwin is a TV staple with his current role on ’30 Rock,’ but apparently he wasn’t so crazy about his pre-taped skit being cut from the Emmys. Baldwin reportedly taped something for the opening, but FOX was apparently not happy with it as he took a dig at parent[...]

Tony Bennett thinks Gaga will be bigger than Elvis

HollywoodNews.com: Lady Gaga will be bigger than Elvis? Well, maybe — in the opinion of none other than beloved 85-year-old crooner Tony Bennett, who calls her a “magnificent, magnificent performer.” In an interview carried on AARP.org, Tony points out that at his age, he’s worked with pretty much everyone who’s anyone on[...]

Russell Brand honors Amy Winehouse at 2011 MTV VMAs

By Kim Palacios hollywoodnews.com: Russell Brand was in rare form on Sunday night when he spoke words in memory of the late Amy Winehouse at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. The actors’ speech preceded a performance by Tony Bennett, former duet partner of Winehouse and award show[...]

Carrie Underwood, Diana Krall, John Mayer, and Stevie Wonder will join Tony Bennett at AARP Concert

HollywoodNews.com: AARP today announced that Carrie Underwood, Diana Krall, John Mayer and Stevie Wonder will join American icon Tony Bennett for a landmark concert event in Los Angeles to benefit Drive to End Hunger, a national effort by AARP and AARP Foundation to end hunger among older Americans. This musical[...]

Britney Spears, Amy Winehouse will allegedly be honored at VMAs

HollywoodNews.com: Not only will Lady Gaga be opening the MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday, but Britney Spears and Amy Winehouse will reportedly be honored at the event. For Spears, it has been rumored that Lady Gaga, Ke$ha, Katy Perry, Demi Lovato, Nicki Minaj and Janet Jackson will come together for[...]

Alec Baldwin might miss Emmy Awards for Tony Bennett Tribute

HollywoodNews.com: (Exclusive) Alec Baldwin may be skipping the Emmy Awards again this year. Last year he was a no show, and didn’t win anyway–Jim Parsons from “The Big Bang Theory” took home a statue. Now sources tell me that Alec will likely choose to be at the big gala for[...]

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga sing “The Lady Is a Tramp”

HollywoodNews.com: Legendary singer Tony Bennett may be appearing on TV in September, but before that he appears on September 18th at the Metropolitan Opera House to celebrate his 85th birthday. There’s talk now of Aretha Franklin joining him there, along with special guests. One of them may indeed by Lady[...]
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