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Tony Bennett Planning Second Album with 'Cheek to Cheek' Partner Lady Gaga

In a new interview with Billboard, legendary singer Tony Bennett, who turns 90-years-old today, talks about his plan to record a second album with his "Cheek to Cheek" singing partner Lady Gaga. Released in 2014, the recording went on to win a Grammy Award for best traditional pop vocal album and launched a concert tour and PBS special.

"She and I are talking about doing a second album," the singer reveals to Billboard. He adds, "She's busy right now, but at the beginning of next year we'll start doing an album. The first one went way over a million, and it's still selling."

Although he declined to share details on the type of music the new project will feature, Bennett shared, "There'll be just wonderful songs that she and I both like."

Read the interview in full HERE

Below, watch Bennet perform "This Is All I Ask" on last night's LATE SHOW:

ABOUT Tony Bennett No one in popular American music has recorded for so long and at such a high level of excellence as Tony Bennett. The 19-time Grammy Award winner has transcended generations, and is a significant contributor to the canon of influential American songs of the 20th century. His chart-toppers include "Because of You," "Rags to Riches," and his signature song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco." His artistry and popularity spans seven decades, among the longest tenures in American music. His 2006 and 2011 releases of Duets and Duets II, respectively, included performances with Barbra Streisand, James Taylor, Billy Joel, Elton John, Paul McCartney, Stevie Wonder, Michael Bubl, Bono, Lady Gaga and the late Amy Winehouse.

Mr. Bennett was honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2001 and became a KENNEDY Center honoree in 2005. A celebrated painter, three of his original works are housed in the Smithsonian Institution's Permanent Collection. Born in Queens, NY in 1926, Mr. Bennett served in the Army during World War II and marched with Martin LUTHER King Jr. in Selma during the civil rights movement.


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