Lady Gaga, now holds the record for the international artist with the most #1 albums in Russia, as ‘Cheek To Cheek’ debuts at number 1 on the Russian album charts, with 38K copies sold.
Congratulations Tony & Gaga!
Lady Gaga has teamed up with veteran singer Tony Bennett on new album Cheek to Cheek.
And Gaga says she felt incredibly inspired by Amy, who died in July 2011, while laying down the record.
“I thought of her almost every day in the studio. I wish she was still here. She was jazz to her core,” Gaga wrote during a Twitter question and answer session.
“I’m sure that she would be proud and that makes me feel good,” Tony added
Gaga also spoke openly about how close she grew to Tony during the recording of the album. The singer added she will consider Tony a friend for life.
“Tony told me Frank Sinatra changed his life when he said ‘For my money, Tony Bennett is the best singer in the business.’ Continue reading
Daily Trojan: Lady Gaga made news this week by releasing Cheek to Cheek with the legendary Tony Bennett, a crooner with 17 Grammys and multiple platinum albums under his belt. Although the album is all covers, it is a departure from Lady Gaga’s usual style and is a refreshing take on some classics that have been adored by generations. Featuring tracks originally written by artists such as Duke Ellington (“It Don’t Mean a Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing)” and “Sophisticated Lady”), the collaboration is a light, warm-hearted homage to a previous era in popular music. Continue reading
Lady Gaga has shared the link to the official video teaser of the song ‘Bang Bang’, from her new album ‘Cheek To Cheek’ with Tony Bennett.
Here is the link, that will lead you to the preview clip: http://cheek2cheek.com/news/bang-bang-teaser
Did you miss Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga on CBS Sunday Morning? Watch their revealing interview and learn more about how and why Cheek To Cheek came to be. http://bit.ly/TBLGSundayMorning