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Lady Gaga, Beyoncé team up with Barbra Streisand

Lady Gaga, Beyoncé team up with Barbra Streisand

NEW ALBUM: Barbra Streisand is recording a new album of duets. Photo: Associated Press/Dan Balilty

Lady Gage, Beyoncé, Michael Bublé and John Mayer are among the stars who have signed up to record songs with Barbra Streisand for a new duets album.

The news was confirmed by producer Walter Afanasieff, who will join Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds behind the controls for the album.

Afanasieff has posted a message about his new project on his website, revealing the record will also feature Streisand’s recent collaborations with Lionel Richie, Stevie Wonder, Bette Midler and Billy Joel.

The message reads, “Barbra Streisand… New duets album… Co-producing with Kenny “Babyface” Edmonds the new Barbra Streisand duets album. Which will feature singers and musicians like Lionel Richie, Babyface, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder, Josh Groban, Michael Buble, Lady Gaga, Bette Midler, Andrea Bocelli, Beyonce, Billy Joel, John Mayer and many others…”

The veteran singer previously released a collection of her recorded duets in 2002. The album, titled simply “Duets,” featured collaborations with Barry Manilow, Ray Charles, Celine Dion and Neil Diamond.

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