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[Contest] [US-Only] Tony Bennett Duets II: The Great Performances DVD Giveaway!

Today the companion video collection to Tony Bennett's 2011 release Duets II: The Great Perfromances is available on DVD and Blu-Ray.The disc features behind the scenes footage throughout the duration of the album making process in addition to beautifully filmed full-length performances of Bennett with all of the great artists featured on the Duets II album, including: Amy Winehouse. Aretha Franklin, Lady Gaga, John Mayer, k.d. lang, Norah Jones, Josh Groban, Faith Hill, Natalie Cole, and many more. If you paid close attention during the Grammys this year, Duets II took home all three that it was nominated for that night, so this isn't an album to pass up.

We have one DVD copy of this collection for one lucky reader. To enter, drop us a comment below with your favorite song from Duets II. Have your comments in no later than Friday, March 9th at noon EST to be considered. One lucky winner will be selected at random and notified accordingly.

To give you an idea of what you can expect, here's Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse (RIP) performing "Body And Soul"

Make sure if you haven't picked up Duets II already that you do so. Incredible performances.


[Watch] Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - "Body & Soul" 

As we previously reported, Tony Bennett and Amy Winehouse paired up just before Amy's tragic passing to record a track together and today it was debuted on BBC Radio 2. The song was recorded for Tony's upcoming 85th Birthday Compilation album: Tony Bennett: Duets II. The compilation is set for release on September 20th,and you can pre-order it now over on iTunes. The track is a truly great celebration of what would have been Amy's Birthday.

The video for the track can be viewed after the jump. If like me, Vevo doesn't agree with your browser you can simply stream the track here.

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[Watch] Tony Bennett & Amy Winehouse - "Body & Soul" (In Studio Performance)

There's been a lot of talk regarding this collaboration since the passing of Amy Winehouse in July and today you can get a full taste of the legend that is Tony Bennett and Amy's track, "Body & Soul". The song was recorded for Tony's upcoming 85th Birthday Compilation album: Tony Bennett: Duets II. It's good to see Amy laying down a good performance prior to her untimely passing and she seems to enjoy being in the studio with Tony.

The compilation is set for release on September 20, while the single and music video will be available on iTunes on Amy's Birthday, September 14, 2011. A true celebration for two great talents of the music world.