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Cheek to Cheek (Song)

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“Cheek to Cheek”
Song by Fred Astaire
Released 1935
Recorded 1935
Genre Jazz
Length 2:50
Writer Irving Berlin
"Cheek to Cheek" is a song written by Irving Berlin in 1935, for the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers movie Top Hat (1935). In the movie, Astaire sings the song to Rogers as they dance. The song was nominated for the Best Song Academy Award for 1936, which it lost to "Lullaby of Broadway". Astaire's recording of the song in 1935 spent five weeks at #1 on Your Hit Parade and was named the #1 song of 1935. Astaire's 1935 recording with the Leo Reisman Orchestra was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000.

Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga covered the song for their jazz collaborative album, Cheek to Cheek (2014).

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