(NBC) Tony Bennett is the focus of some belated birthday hoopla in a special concert special airing tonight.
“Tony Bennett Celebrates 90: The Best Is Yet To Come” is a two hour special airing tonight on NBC, bringing together some of music’s biggest names together to honor him.
Bennett’s love for his craft has influenced generations of artists.
“He’s a great example of just how loving what you do feeds your soul,” says k.d. lang.
Bennett was says he was left feeling wonderful about the big names who performed to honor him.
“I can’t get over it. You have Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Michael Buble, Bob Dylan, Kevin Spacey, Diana Krall, k.d. lang!” he says.
“Tony Bennett Celebrates 90” airs tonight at 9pm Eastern. It’s preceded by another music special, “Michael Buble Sings and Swings”, which was filmed in Manchester, england.