Tony Bennett’s highly anticipated new release, “Duets II” (RPM Records/Columbia Records) debuts at the #1 position on Billboard’s top albums chart, with 179,000 units sold in the first week. The album has remained in the top 5 on iTunes’ album chart in the US and other countries since its release. Digital albums represented 20% of overall sales, the highest for any Bennett album to-date.
Danny Bennett, Tony’s son and manager stated, “It’s an unprecedented and historical event that an artist at the age of 85 has topped the charts. He’s remained at the top of his game without having ever compromised his integrity and standard of excellence.”
“The number one success of “Duets II” pays tribute to the enduring genius of Tony Bennett,” said Steve Barnett, Chairman, Columbia Records. “It is a true testament to Tony’sartistry that he continues to top the charts while at the same time reaching a broader fan base and breaking new ground.”
Many great things have been said about Tony Bennett: Duets II. It is getting great reviews nationwide:
“As savvy as ever at 85, Tony Bennett leaves no box unchecked…” – People
“…constantly reaffirming his position as pop music’s greatest living patriarch.” – Wall Street Journal
“He’s also timeless, popular to at least three generations and in many ways even emblematic of this one.” – Los Angeles Times
“Tony Bennett is as timeless as the songs he sings on DUETS II, which should put him back on the charts for a remarkable seventh straight decade.” – Associated Press
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