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Tony Bennett Scores First No. 1 Album, to Premiere Lady GaGa Video Next Monday

September 29, 2011 (3:21 am) GMT
The oldest living artist who rules Billboard Hot 200 at the age of 85 will share screen with a blue-haired Mother Monster in the 'Lady Is a Tramp' music video.
Tony Bennett Scores First No. 1 Album, to Premiere Lady GaGa Video Next Monday

85-year-old has finally claimed his throne for the very first time on Billboard Hot 200, becoming the oldest living artist to top the weekly rundown. Two years ago, it was who made headline when he got his first No. 1 album at the age of 67 with his "".

Bennett occupies the penthouse of the U.S. album chart with his star-studded album "". The CD which features the likes of , , , , and sold 179,000 copies in its first week.

The success of the album will soon be followed by a video premiere of "Lady Is a Tramp", a Bennet duet with GaGa. The music video will make its way out for fans' viewing pleasure on Monday, October 3. It's going to feature a blue-haired Mother Monster.

In the Hot 200, there are four new entries, in addition to Bennet's "Duet II", which successfully broke the top 10. 's "Unbroken" bows at No. 4 with 96,000, 's "Reckoning" enters at No. 6 with 49,000, 's "" and 's "" follow closely at No. 7 and 8, while a soundtrack album to " Twenty" rounds up the list.

Meanwhile, such holdovers as 's "" and 's "" sit in between the new releases by occupying No. 2 and 3 respectively. Former champion 's "" claims the fifth spot, while and 's "" takes the ninth place.

  1. - "" (179,000)
  2. - "" (125,000)
  3. - "" (117,000)
  4. - "Unbroken" (96,000)
  5. - "" (84,000)
  6. - "Reckoning" (49,000)
  7. - "" (36,000)
  8. - "" (34,000)
  9. and - "" (31,000)
  10. - "Pearl Jam Twenty" soundtrack (27,000)


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