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Tony Bennett Earns His First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200

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Sep. 28 2011, Published 10:15 a.m. ET

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Tony Bennett is 85 years old and has just achieved his first number one album on the Billboard 200 chart!

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Tony's new album, Duets II, sold 179,000 in the first week, Billboard reports.

The legendary singer is now the oldest living artist to hit the No. 1 spot on the chart!

His new album includes duets with stars like Lady Gaga, Mariah Carey, Carrie Underwood and the late Amy Winehouse. His song "Body and Soul" with Amy landed him on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart at No. 87, making him the oldest living artist to be on that chart.

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Since 1951, Tony has been earning a spot on Billboard's charts, but this is his first No. 1 album.

Congratulations, Tony!

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