The native New Yorker has been singing since he was a teenager, scoring his first hit in 1951 with the #1 single, "Because of You". Since then, Bennett's career has experienced the ups-and-downs of the recording industry. He persevered through the ever-changing nature of popular music and has amassed awards as well as Platinum records. In total, he has released over seventy albums and has charted over thirty singles through a career that recently marked its sixtieth anniversary.
For his recordings, performances and television appearances, Bennett has been honored with numerous awards. In total, Bennett has been awarded 15 Grammy Awards with his first being in 1963 and his most recent in 2007 marking a near 45-year span as an awardee. He has two Emmy Awards, a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, a Lifetime Achievement Award, and he has been inducted into the Kennedy Center. Tony Bennett is a true American legend and is one of the last of his kind. Don't miss a date on the Tony Bennett concert schedule (2011). Use Eventful as your source for Tony Bennett tour dates and concerts as they are scheduled in an area near you.