Two living music legends, America's Tony Bennett and Mexico's Vicente Fernandez will meet on stage live to perform at the Prudential Center inNewark, NJ on Sunday, September 30. Bennett will make a special appearance during Fernandez' scheduled concert that night to perform their duet of the song, "Return To Me (Regresa A Mi)" which the two recorded for Bennett's forthcoming CD, Tony Bennett: VIVA DUETS, set for worldwide release on Monday, October 22. With millions of albums sold and decades of performing to live audiences between them, these two giants of the US and Latin musical world performing live together for the first time is a historic moment. Bennett flew to Guadalajara, Mexico earlier this year to record their duet of "Return To Me (Regresa A Mi)," a song made famous by Dean Martin, which will be included on Tony Bennett: VIVA DUETS.
In other VIVA DUETS news today, Tony Bennett's collaboration with Marc Anthony- "For Once In My Life" is available starting today on iTunes and Amazon. Look for Entertainment Tonight to broadcast a special interview and glimpse inside the recording studio tonight. You can also see the full music video now at ET Online, followed by the Vevo video premiere on Wednesday, September 26.
VIVA DUETS is the singer's third duets-themed project, following the platinum selling and critically praised DUETS and DUETS II CDs. Featuring many top names in the Latin recording industry, VIVA DUETS finds Bennett performing his greatest hits with a celebrated roster of artists includingMarc Anthony, Christina Aguilera, Ricardo Arjona, Miguel Bose, Ana Carolina, Chayanne, Franco De Vita, Gloria Estefan, Vicente Fernandez, Maria Gadu, Juan Luis Guerra, Dani Martín, Romeo Santos, Thalía and Vicentico. A truly international endeavor, VIVA DUETS features performances in English and Spanish, with artists representing nine countries and three continents.
Tony Bennett: VIVA DUETS can be ordered for pre-sale on Amazon now at http://amzn.to/OptuTc.