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Emotional Lady Gaga pays tribute to Tony Bennett in rousing Grammys performance as music icon unable to attend due to ill health
supports HTML5 videoLady Gaga was overcome with emotion after her poignant performance in tribute to her collaborator Tony Bennett at the Grammys.The pop star was given a standing ovation from the visibly-moved audience at the star-studded Las Vegas event on Sunday evening, with Billie Eilish among those in the crowd seen whooping and cheering.Lady Gaga, 36, took to the stage to perform the title track from her album Love For Sale with jazz and American standard singer Bennett, 95, as well as Do I Love You.As is to be expected, the Bad Romance hitmaker delivered an energetic performance while wearing a gorgeous mint green gown featuring bow detailing, with her ice blonde locks twisted into a perfectly vintage and glamorous updo.Bennett introduced Gaga via a pre-recorded video, but was unable to attend the Grammys in person due to his health.She dedicated the performance, which saw her backed by a big band, to the music icon, saying after the song: ‘We love you Tony, we miss you.’The Oscar-nominated actress and pop star struggled to hide her emotions after the rousing performance, and she looked away from the audience to gather herself after finishing her final note.Her beautiful performance included a video montage of the two stars together working together over the years.As well as the performance from Gaga, the musical pairing had another reason to celebrate as Love On Sale won the Grammy for best traditional pop vocal album on the night, fending off competition from the likes of Dolly Parton and Norah Jones.It also won the prize for best engineered album, non-classical, but failed to win the album of the year prize, which was won by Jon Batiste for We Are.Crooner Bennett retired from performing last year after
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