New York, NY (WIBX) - It took more than 60 years, but legendary crooner Tony Bennett has finally landed the new #1 album on the Billboard 200 chart with "Duets 2."

His latest recording sold 179,000 copies in its first week making Bennett, at age 85, the oldest artist alive to capture the top position on the list.

Aretha Franklin, Natalie Cole and the late Amy Winehouse are among the stars who appear on Bennett's "Duets 2."

Bennett's first hit song was "Because of You" recorded for Columbia Records in 1951.

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