Tony Bennet US Chart
Bennett, 85, a 15-time Grammy winner who plays London and Copenhagen next week, reached the summit with "Duets II" featuring collaborations with 17 other stars including Lady Gaga, Michael Buble and the late Amy Winehouse. Tony Bennet US Chart
"Duets II" sold 179,000 copies in its first week, Billboard said, despite Bennett's remarks on the Howard Stern radio show that US policy was to blame for the 9/11 attacks. He later issued an apology.
The native New Yorker who famously sang "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" has sold more than 50 million records in a career that goes back to 1951 when he spent 10 weeks atop the Billboard singles chart with "Because of You." Tony Bennet US Chart, Tony Bennett, 85, tops US album chart for first time, Tony Bennett tops US chart at 85,