Amy Winehouse

  • Statue of singer Amy Winehouse unveiled in London 14 hours 41 minutes ago

    London: Late singer Amy Winehouse has been honored on what would have been her 31st birthday with a life-size statue in her beloved Camden Town neighborhood of north London. Winehouse's many fans will have no problem recognizing the singer, who is portrayed sporting her distinctive beehive hairdo. Winehouse's father Mitch said Sunday...
  • She reeked of alcohol, recalls Amy Winehouse's mother September 6, 2014

    London: Janis Winehouse has revealed in a new book that her daughter and singer Amy Winehouse "reeked of alcohol" and struggled to communicate the last time she saw her alive. "Loving Amy", a heartfelt memoir by Janis, is set to be published Sep 11. In the book, Janis has shared that...
  • Amy Winehouse was killed by bulimia andnot drugs: brother June 23, 2013

    London: Singer Amy Winehouse's brother revealed that his sister whose life was dogged by drug and alcohol abuse, was killed because of an eating disorder. Alex, 33, said that his sister's long battle with bulimia left her weak and more susceptible, reported Guardian online. "She would have died eventually, the...
  • Winehouse watched videos of herself on eve of death January 14, 2013

    London: Tragic singer Amy Winehouse spent the final hours of her life watching videos of herself online, her former bodyguard has said. The 'Rehab' hitmaker was found dead in her London home in the early hours of the morning on July 23, 2011, aged 27. Her former live-in security agent, Andrew...
  • Amy Winehouse drank herself to death: inquest January 9, 2013

    London: A second inquest into Amy Winehouse's death has confirmed that the singer died of drinking too much alcohol. The 27-year-old 'Rehab' singer was found dead at her home in Camden, north London, in 2011. The verdict is identical to the first hearing which had to be repeated after the deputy...
  • Amy Winehouse's home to be auctioned November 18, 2012

    London: The London house where singer Amy Winehouse died last year is set to be auctioned off after failing to sell on the property market. The 'Rehab' hitmaker's family put the three bedroom property in Camden Square up for sale in May (2012) with a price tag of 2.63 million...
  • I did get Amy Winehouse on hard drugs: Ex-husband September 23, 2012

    London: Amy Winehouse's ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil has finally confessed that he got the tragic star into hard drugs. The 30-year-old was in jail when the 27-year-old pop diva died a year ago after excessive alcohol intake and Fielder-Civil said that he was relieved that an overdose of drugs did not...
  • Late British singer Amy Winehouse's ashes buried in north London September 17, 2012

    London: Late singer Amy Winehouse was given a final goodbye by family and friends when her ashes were buried at a ceremony in north London. They were buried underneath a new pink and black headstone, reports thesun.co.uk. The black stone has pink writing and a picture of a songbird, and also...
  • Russell Brand regrets not helping Amy Winehouse August 12, 2012

    London: Funnyman Russell Brand says he wishes to have helped late singer Amy Winehouse come off drugs. Brand, 37, who has been sober for over 10 years after battling heroin addiction, said he still feels guilty about not helping the late soul singer get clean when he first realised she...
  • Amy Winehouse's parents accept Grammy February 13, 2012

    Los Angeles: One of the Grammy show's most poignant moments was one that TV viewers didn't see. When Tony Bennett received the Grammy Sunday for best pop performance by a duo or group for his duet with Amy Winehouse, he invited the late singer's parents to join him on stage during...
  • And the 2012 Grammy Award winners are... February 13, 2012

    Winners in selected major categories at Sunday's 54th Annual Grammy Awards: Record Of The Year – ‘Rolling In The Deep’ Adele Album Of The Year – ’21’ Adele Song Of The Year – ‘Rolling In The Deep’ Adele Adkins And Paul Epworth (Song Writer Award) Best New Artist - Bon Iver Best Pop Solo Performance...
  • Amy Winehouse's home turned into shrine December 13, 2011

    London: Mitch Winehouse, father of late singer Amy Winehouse, has turned her home into a shrine following her death there in July. The 27-year-old singer was found dead in her north London home and her father Mitch says he still can't bear to touch some of the items in the...
  • Winehouse wrote full 3rd CD, planned supergroup November 17, 2011

    New York: Amy Winehouse had written all the songs that were to appear on her third album. She even picked out song titles. But music producer Salaam Remi said the soul singer, who died over the summer, was not rushing to release that new material, instead planning to drop a jazz...
  • New Winehouse songs evoke bittersweet memories November 4, 2011

    Los Angeles: Two previously unreleased songs from Amy Winehouse aired on radio stations this week ahead of her posthumous album, generating mostly positive comments from critics and bittersweet memories for fans. The reggae-infused track 'Our Day Will Come' premiered on BBC's Radio 1 station on Thursday and is a cover...
  • Winehouse's unheard album to be released November 1, 2011

    London: Late singer Amy Winehouse's unheard tracks are set to be compiled and released in December by her father Mitch. The tragic singer's father Mitch has revealed he was impressed by the songs that his daughter recorded before her death in July and wants to share them with her fans. "I spent...
  • Amy Winehouse died from too much alcohol October 26, 2011

    London: Amy Winehouse died as the unintended consequence of drinking too much alcohol, a British coroner ruled on Wednesday. Coroner Suzanne Greenaway gave a verdict of "death by misadventure," saying the singer died of accidental alcohol poisoning. "The unintended consequence of such potentially fatal levels (of alcohol) was her sudden and...
  • Amy Winehouse died of seizure during detox? September 11, 2011

    New York: The late Amy Winehouse's father says the singer might have died after suffering a seizure during detox. Mitch Winehouse says Amy, who was found dead in her home in North London on July 23, might have suffered an overdose from a powerful anti-anxiety drug and suffered a seizure during...
  • No illegal drugs in Winehouse toxicology report August 24, 2011

    London: Toxicology tests showed there were no illegal substances in British singer Amy Winehouse's system when she died last month aged 27, her spokesman said on Tuesday. In a statement, he added that alcohol was present, but that it could not be determined what part, if any, it played in...
  • Winehouse's album back on Billboard 200 July 28, 2011

    Late British singer Amy Winehouse's album Back To Black has re-entered the Billboard 200 US music chart, where it is at ninth place. Also, her 2004 debut release Frank has climbed up the chart at 37, reports contactmusic.com. Meanwhile, singer Adele's 21 is at number one for the 11th non-consecutive week. Singer Amy...
  • Winehouse family, friends attend funeral July 27, 2011

    London: Wearing dark suits, black dresses and the occasional beehive hairdo, friends and family said goodbye to Amy Winehouse Tuesday with prayers, tears, laughter and song at an emotional funeral ceremony. "Amy was the greatest daughter, family member and friend you could ever have," said her father, Mitch Winehouse, in a...
  • M.I.A. dedicates song to late Amy Winehouse July 26, 2011

    London: Rapper M.I.A. has unveiled a song in honour of tragic singer Amy Winehouse. The "Paper Planes" hitmaker released a track called "27", paying tribute to the gallery of rocks stars whose lives were claimed at that age, reports contactmusic.com. She told followers on Twitter.com the song was written months ago but...
  • Winehouse drank herself to death? July 25, 2011

    London: Singer Amy Winehouse, who had been struggling with an addiction problem, is believed to have drank herself to death after meeting her mother for lunch. The 27-year-old singer was found dead at her home by a bodyguard Saturday. She was believed to be "devastated" after splitting up with her on-off boyfriend,...
  • I'm completely devastated: Winehouse's father July 25, 2011

    London: Late singer Amy Winehouse's father has been left "completely devastated" after his daughter was found dead at her apartment. Mitch was in US when he learned the sad news and promptly called off his gig in New York to be with family. Amy died on Saturday. She was 27. "This isn't...
  • Winehouse's mother: She seemed out of it July 25, 2011

    London: Amy Winehouse's mother said the singer seemed unwell a day before she died, a British newspaper reported Sunday, while her family mourned the loss of "a wonderful daughter, sister, niece" and more tributes flowed in from fans and fellow performers. A mound of flowers, messages and handwritten notes grew...
  • Amy Winehouse family pleads for privacy July 25, 2011

    London: The family of Amy Winehouse sought "privacy" from the public eye on Sunday, one day after the young, beehive-haired soul singer's untimely death, which sent fans rushing to download her songs in rememberance. The ‘Rehab’ singer was found dead at her London home on Saturday, becoming the latest in...
  • Amy Winehouse's album sales surge July 25, 2011

    News of the 27-year-old's death has boosted sales of her 2006 award-winning album Back to Black. ...
  • Winehouse the latest member of Forever 27 Club July 24, 2011

    New Delhi: One of the greatest mysteries in rock 'n' roll history came into the spotlight once again on Saturday, July 23, when the iconic, yet troubled singer Amy Winehouse died at the age of 27. She joins the league of Janis Joplin, Brian Jones, Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and...
  • Fans, stars tweet the blues over Winehouse death July 24, 2011

    Los Angeles: Soul singer Amy Winehouse, who died unexpectedly at age 27, received numerous tributes on Saturday from ordinary fans around the world and music luminaries ranging from Tony Bennett to producer Mark Ronson. The 'Rehab' singer whose problems with substance abuse were well-documented, died at her home in London, and...
  • Watch: Best of Amy Winehouse music videos July 23, 2011

    New Delhi: Troubled British singer Amy Winehouse died at her London home on Saturday. The Grammy-award winning Winehouse has had an ongoing battle with substance abuse and health issues. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was critically acclaimed in the UK. Her 2006 follow-up album, 'Back to Black', led to six Grammy...
  • Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva July 23, 2011

    London: Amy Winehouse, whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27. Winehouse shot to fame with the album "Back to Black," whose blend of jazz, soul, rock and classic pop was a global hit. It won five Grammys...