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Web Exclusive! Tony Bennett to perform on QVC Sept. 1

Tony Bennett will grace shopping channel QVC with a special performance Sept. 1 from Bennett Studios in Englewood, N.J. with a sneak peek of his upcoming album Tony Bennett Sings The Ultimate American Songbook, Volume 1.

Legendary performer Tony Bennett is scheduled to return to QVC? to debut his latest album, Tony Bennett Sings The Ultimate American Songbook, Volume 1.

The appearance, slated for 11 p.m. ET, occurs 24 days before the scheduled street release date for the CD.

Viewers who tune in to the "QVC Presents Q Sessions Live Featuring Tony Bennett" broadcast will see a behind-the-scenes interview with Bennett, who will share the inspiration behind his new album. Bennett also is scheduled to perform a selection of classic songs.

?We are excited to have Tony back to QVC to debut his latest album,? said Rich Yoegel, director of merchandising for QVC. ?This broadcast will give our viewers a sneak peek of his exciting new album nearly a month before it?s scheduled for release as well as a chance to see Tony perform live.?

Bennett, who is considered one of the greatest performers of his time, has endeared himself to millions of fans worldwide with his creative interpretations of America?s finest songs.

In his 60-year career, Bennett has released more than 100 albums and has been honored with 15 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.

?I am thrilled to be showcasing my new CD on QVC and to have the chance to perform, what I feel, are the very best songs of the ?great American songbook? for the QVC viewers,? said Bennett.

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