CHEEK TO CHEEK (2014)

"Cheek To Cheek" is a collaborative album by American singers Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga. It was released on September 19, 2014, by Interscope Records and Columbia Records. It consists of jazz standards by popular jazz composers such as George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, and Irving Berlin. The album was inspired by Bennett and Gaga's desire to introduce the songs to a younger generation, since they believed that these tracks had universal appeal. Cheek To Cheek received generally positive reviews upon release, with critics praising Gaga's vocals. At the 57th Annual Grammy Awards, the album won a Grammy for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album. The album also debuted at number one on the US Billboard200, with 131,000 copies sold in its first week according to Nielsen SoundScan. The album became Bennett's second number-one album and Gaga's third consecutive number-one album in the US; Gaga became the first female artist in the 2010 decade to have three number-one albums, while Bennett extended his record as the oldest person to achieve a number-one album on the chart. The album also reached the top ten in Greece, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, and Australia.

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