Tony Bennett gushes over Lady Gaga’s Oscar nominations

Crooner Tony Bennett has lavished reward on his longtime collaborator Lady Gaga after incomes two Oscar nominations for her work in film musical A Star Is Born.

The pop famous person realized on Tuesday morning (22Jan19) that she’s going to compete for Greatest Actress and Greatest Unique Tune for Shallow, after wowing followers and critics alike along with her efficiency as struggling singer/songwriter Ally within the movie remake.

Gaga has but to touch upon the information, however one in every of her closest collaborators, Tony, has shared his pleasure for the singer-turned-actress over her newest profession achievements.

“Dear Lady – I always knew you could do anything at the highest level of artistry,” he tweeted, alongside an outdated picture of the pair onstage. “Congratulations on your Oscar nominations! Love, Tony”.

The candy message was posted two days after Tony reunited with Gaga for the premiere of her Jazz & Piano present in Las Vegas on Sunday night time, once they belted out their jazz renditions of Lady is a Tramp and Cheek to Cheek, the title observe of their 2014 joint album, for which they toured collectively in 2015.

In the meantime, one in every of Gaga’s songwriting companions, superproducer Mark Ronson, was at an airport when he heard concerning the Oscar nomination for Shallow, and confessed he needed to suppress his pleasure in order to not disturb different early morning travellers.

“I was very excited but I was also trying to keep it (the noise) down ’cause it’s an early flight, people looked a little like, in their thoughts,” he shared in a telephone interview with U.S. breakfast present Good Morning America.

“It’s very exciting, I wanted to hug somebody, but I have to wait until I get home.”

It’s Gaga’s second time shortlisted for the Greatest Unique Tune Academy Award – she beforehand picked up a nod in 2016 for Til It Occurs To You, which she co-wrote with Diane Warren for 2015 documentary The Looking Floor.

The winners for the 91st Academy Awards shall be unveiled on 24 February (19) on the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

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