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41 min ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Cher and Lady Gaga Have a "Bang Bang" Lovefest on Twitter

A while back, Cher and Lady Gaga recorded a duet, but it was never released. Still, the two artists seem to have a mutual admiration society going, with Cher gushing over the fact that Gaga has recorded a version of "Bang Bang," a 1960s hit for her and her former husband Sonny Bono.

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4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Tony Bennett leaves his heart (briefly) in Tel Aviv

At 88, singer still commands an audience, as he did Sunday night at Tel Aviv's Mann Auditorium with his powerful vocals. Unbelievable, incredible, wow! Those were just three words I heard from the audience as Tony Bennett wowed the packed audience at the Mann Auditorium in Tel Aviv on Sunday night with an awe-inspiring 90-minute performance.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Jazz, Middle East, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Las Vegas, NV

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

New pop music releases got get excited about

Besides those blurbed below, look for releases by Chris Brown Lucinda Williams , Weezer , Florida Georgia Line , Jessie Ware , Lil Wayne , Foo Fighters , Philly R&B singer Jazmine Sullivan , and maybe U2, who will tour in 2015 and might have an album out before Christmas. Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga Cheek to Cheek .

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Related Topix: Country, Lucinda Williams, Rap, Lil Wayne, Pop/Rock, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Blake Shelton

Sun Sep 14, 2014

FansShare

Lady Gaga almost quit singing before recording Cheek to Cheek with Tony Bennett

We have seen, and heard, a lot of interesting and exciting collaborations on the music scene over the years and, while some of these have gone on Lady Gaga says that she was going through a very emotional time earlier in the year and was considering turning her back on the music industry, until Tony helped her turn things around. Gaga said, "I'm not going to say any names, but people get irrational when it comes to money -with how they treat you, with what they expect from you.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Celebrities, Dance, Pop/Rock, Lady Gaga

BroadwayWorld.com

Hottest Articles on BWWDanceWorld.com from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014

Below are BWWDanceWorld.com's most popular articles from 9/7/2014 - 9/14/2014. Catch up below on anything that you might have missed from the past week! Iconic international music superstar Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop icon Lady Gaga for a new duets album containing multiple American Songbook standards, including the recent #1 iTunes Jazz chart-topping single of the Cole Porter musical theatre classic 'Anything Goes', and a sneak peek at the performers on their upcoming PBS special is now available to view.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 5:45 PMTony Bennett to Give First Israeli Concert

After younger Israelis got their "treat" Saturday night, with the appearance of pop star Lady Gaga before thousands in Tel Aviv's Yarkon Park, it's the older generation's turn for some entertainment and that will come in the form of a concert on Sunday night by crooner Tony Bennett, who will sing his heart out in Tel Aviv's Heichal Hatarbut concert venue. Bennett, 88, has never performed in Israel.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Times of Israel

'I love you,' Gaga cries out in Hebrew to Israeli crowd of 20,000

Pop diva Lady Gaga began her much-anticipated Tel Aviv show Saturday night with some words of affection for her Israeli crowd. "I love you!" she cried out in Hebrew to some 20,000 fans at Yarkon Park who turned out for her performance.

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The Age

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett go Cheek to Cheek

Star power: Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett have bonded over their mutual love of some classic songs. Photo: WENN/Picture Media At Joanne Trattoria on Manhattan's Upper West Side, they serve their family-style cuisine with a side order of Italian-American jazz.

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MLive.com

St. Cecilia Music Center Great Artist Chick Corea reveals why he works with young musicians

St. Cecilia Music Center's annual Great Artist gala has brought artists such as Itzhak Perlman, James Galway, Isaac Stern and Tony Bennett to Grand Rapids. There's little debate that jazz keyboardist Chick Corea is a worthy addition to the roster as St. Cecilia's 2014 Great Artist.

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Related Topix: Jazz, Chick Corea, Miles Davis, Black Entertainment, Chelsea, MA, Entertainment

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Poker face? Lady Gaga living it up in Tel Aviv on eve of her big Israel concert

Lady Gaga has landed in the Holy Land. The international pop sensation touched down at Ben-Gurion Airport on Friday, just one day before she is set to take the stage for what promises to be a raucous concert in Tel Aviv.

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People

Hear Barbra Streisand's Duet with Blake Shelton

The legendary Barbra Streisand has done her fair share of duets. From singing with Judy Garland in the 1960s, Donna Summer in the 1970s and Tony Bennett in 2006, the singer, 72, has always been up for mixing talents and genres to make musical magic.

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Related Topix: Blake Shelton, Country, Jazz

Thu Sep 11, 2014

IcLichfield

Review: Tony Bennett at Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Introduced via the magic of showbiz as "the world's greatest singer" by his old friend Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett showed just why he has been such a key part of the recording industry for more than 60 years. Now 88 years and five weeks old and with 17 Grammy Awards on the mantelpiece, Anthony Dominick Benedetto left his heart for us in San Francisco.

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KRAV-FM Tulsa

Lady Gaga Pregnant? Mother Monster Talks Having Kids With Boyfriend Taylor Kinney

Lady Gaga is already a mother to millions but the woman underneath the elaborate wigs may soon be welcoming a little one into the world. Before she began working more closely with music legend Tony Bennett - the two have a collection of duets,  , due out on September 23 - Gaga says she wasn't sure what her future had in store.

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Washington Blade

Odd pairings

Barbra Streisand will release her 34th album, "Partners," on Sept. 16. It is her second duets album and features performers such as Michael Buble, John Mayer, Josh Groban and Elvis Presley.

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USA Today

Premiere: Bryan Adams covers 'God Only Knows'

AM radio provided the inspiration for Bryan Adams' 'Tracks of My Years' album, out Sept. 30. His cover of the Beach Boys' 'God Only Knows' premieres at USA TODAY.

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Jerusalem Post

Cheek to cheek

Last month, as the country teetered amid Code Red sirens sounding, rockets being launched from Gaza and a dominoeffect cancellation of one big-name show after another , the prospects of Tel Aviv hosting concerts by two of pop music's most talked-about stars on consecutive September evenings seemed as remote as the idea of Egypt offering part of Sinai for a Palestinian state. Look at what a month can do.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Lady Gaga On Great American Songbook & Singing Showstoppers For The President

Internationally celebrated pop star Lady Gaga collaborates with recording legend Tony Bennett on a new standards duets album titled CHEEK TO CHEEK and the singer opens up about her affection for the Great American Songbook as well as performing musical theatre classics for President Obama as part of a new interview. Gaga shares of her love of standards versus her contemporary material and how the music industry as changed, stating, "It's changed a lot.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WXLO-FM Worcester

Lady Gaga Tells Crowd at New York Fashion Week Event to "Shut Up"

Gaga performed selections from her jazz duets album with Tony Bennett , Cheek to Cheek , at a New York Fashion Week event on Friday night. During the second song of her set list, Pret-a-Reporter says, she stopped and told the crowd, "Will you m*********ers shut up? We're playing some jazz."

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Mirror.co.uk

Amy Winehouse's dad Mitch in talks for 'fantasy biopic' about her life

Jazz singer Mitch Winehouse, whose daughter died of alcohol poisoning aged 27 in 2011, has previously spoken about the possibility of a Hollywood movie about the Back to Black star but insists it would have to be different to other biopics and could have a fantasy element to it. Speaking at the launch of his new charity album But Beautiful at London's Jazz Express Jazz Club last night, he told the Mirror: "It all depends what the definition of a biopic is.

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

India.com

Lady Gaga: My voice was controlled

London, Sep 9: Pop sensation Lady Gaga believes auto-tuning has affected her vocal presence. The 28-year-old singer says people never got to hear her original voice, reported Contactmusic.

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