Happy Birthday Tony Bennett
|Aug 03 2012|
Birthday wishes to legendary singer Tony Bennett who celebrates today (August 3). Born in Astoria, Queens New York, Tony had his first number one hit in 1951 with "Because Of You." He's been honored with 17 Grammy Awards (including the Lifetime Achievement Award), two Emmy Awards and been named both a NEA Jazz Master and Kennedy Center Honoree. The 86 year-young singer is giving his fans a present by releasing a new duets album called Viva Duets, featuring top Latin artists like Marc Anthony, Gloria Estefan, Miguel Bose, Chayanne, Vicente Fernandez and Juan Luis Guerra, among many others. The album is due out on October 23 and the first single will be released today, featuring Tony dueting with Chayanne on "The Best Is Yet To Come." Tony is scheduled to kick off a week long series of concerts in Stockholm, Sweden tomorrow (August 4).
Last changed: Aug 03 2012 at 4:53 AM
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