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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett to play NYE show at Cosmopolitan

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In this July 28, 2014, photo, Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett attend their concert taping in New York. Bennett and Gaga’s jazz collaborative album, “Cheek to Cheek,” was released Sept. 23, 2014.
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Heaven? You’re in heaven?

Well, if you’re a fan of Lady Gaga or Tony Bennett, you might just “find the happiness [you] seek” this New Year’s Eve, as the Chelsea will sub in for St. Peter’s pearly gates when the duo lands at the Cosmopolitan venue for a special NYE engagement.

The show marks the first performance for the duo since their collaborative album, Cheek to Cheek, debuted at No. 1 September 23 on the Billboard 200 chart (not to mention simultaneous list-topping honors for Billboard’s Jazz Albums and Traditional Jazz Albums charts).

"I can't think of anyone other than Lady Gaga that I would want to sing with more on New Year's Eve—I’m excited to swing in the New Year with ‘Lady,’” said Tony Bennett in a statement released today. Gaga also gushed about the NYE commitment, saying, “I can’t wait to kick off 2015 ‘cheek to cheek’ with the legendary Mr. Tony Bennett … New Year’s celebrations are about cherishing family, friendship and the future—three things this man has taught me much about.”

Tickets for the special performance go on sale Friday, October 10 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased on Ticketmaster or at cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.

Other venues around town have begun to announce their own high-profile NYE concerts, most notably the Mandalay Bay Events Center, which booked a two-day engagement featuring the Adam Levine-fronted Maroon 5 (December 30-31, 8 p.m., $100-$225).

Stay tuned for other details regarding this year’s NYE music options.

Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett December 31, doors at 9 p.m., $125+, Cosmopolitan’s Chelsea, cosmopolitanlasvegas.com.

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