Tony Bennett Congratulates Lady Gaga On Her Oscar Nominations: ‘I Always Knew You Could Do Anything…’

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Tony Bennett coudn't be extra thrilled for his collaborator and pricey buddy Lady Gaga, who obtained two 2019 Academy Award nominations for her efficiency in A Star Is Born.

Shortly following the announcement on Tuesday (Jan. 22), Bennett -- who joined Gaga onstage days earlier than on the launch of her Jazz & Piano residency in Las Vegas on Jan. 20 -- congratulated her on her nominations for finest actress and the very best authentic tune nomination for "Shallow," her collaboration with Mark Ronson for the movie.

'I at all times knew you can do something on the highest degree of artistry,' he writes on Twitter.

Bennett and Gaga remained shut following their twin effort, 2014's Cheek to Cheek, which debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. They have been noticed getting into the identical recording studio final May, resulting in hypothesis that their interpretation of varied jazz requirements may result in a sequel.

Read Bennett's message in full under.