Tony Bennett named next recipient of Gershwin Prize

Tony Bennett is next in line to receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song, the Library of Congress announced Tuesday, calling the 90-year-old crooner “not just an artist for the ages, but an artist for all ages.”

Tony Bennett is one of the most accomplished and beloved artists of our time,” Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden said in a statement. “His staying power is a testament to the enduring appeal of the Great American Songbook the Gershwins helped write, and his ability to...


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