Lady Gaga, Aretha Franklin, more booked for Tony Bennett tribute

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016. Filed under: Entertainment International Stars Music

A televised tribute to American singer Tony Bennett is set to take place on December 20.

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga won a Grammy for their 2014 album "Cheek to Cheek." © AFP PHOTO/ROBYN BECK

Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga won a Grammy for their 2014 album “Cheek to Cheek.”

Celebrating Tony Bennett’s 90th birthday on August 3, 2016, NBC’s TV broadcast tribute is to take place December 20.

Among the stars booked to appear alongside the 19-time Grammy award winner himself are Stevie Wonder, Elton John, k.d. Lang, Diana Krall and Rufus Wainwright.

Billy Joel, Michael Bublé and Andrea Bocelli will also perform with Bennett, while actors Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, Kevin Spacey, John Travolta, Bruce Willis are also committing; even cartoon character Homer Simpson has a part to play.

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