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Amy Winehouse Gets Her Own Statue in London

A life-size bronze statue of Amy Winehouse was unveiled in London yesterday (Sept. 14), on what would have been the late singer’s 31st birthday.

09/15/2014

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New Music To Know: John Newman Takes on Soul Music

All the best soul songs are about love: from falling into it to losing it and everything in between. And it’s that Motown sound in particular that John Newman takes inspiration from on his debut album, ‘Tribute.’

01/24/2014

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Jay-Z’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack: What Would F. Scott Fitzgerald Think?

Music is a big part of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, with the 1922 novel showcasing the jazz-filled flapper parties Jay Gatsby throws at his house in the West Egg. The author coined the term […]

05/10/2013

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Amy Winehouse Exhibit To Offer Insight Into ‘Typical Jewish Family’

In celebration of Amy Winehouse’s 30th birthday, an exhibit dedicated to her life and career is coming to London’s Jewish museum in July.

05/10/2013

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Beyoncé’s ‘Back To Black’ Cover Draws Criticism From Winehouse Family

Beyoncé and André 3000 go “Back to Black” on their Amy Winehouse cover for the upcoming Great Gatsby soundtrack, but Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, wants them to go back to the drawing board. The cover is an almost […]

04/29/2013

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New Amy Winehouse Documentary To Feature Unseen Footage

Amy Winehouse’s life is coming to the big screen in a new documentary. Universal Music, the owner of Island Records, the label that released Winehouse’s 2006 album Back To Black, and director Asif Kapadia are teaming up […]

04/26/2013

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The New Wave Of British Soul and R&B

Amy Winehouse and Adele garnered international attention for British soul and R&B music. But where did the inspiration of these women, far too young to have experienced Motown or the birth of soul and R&B, […]

04/23/2013

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Beyonce & Andre 3000 Cover Amy Winehouse For ‘Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

Their first collaboration was a funky “Party” off 4, but Beyoncé and André 3000 are teaming up now for a cover. Bey and the OutKast rapper will cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” for Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, out May 10, […]

04/02/2013

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New Music To Know: Daley

Some artists are discovered in back room deals by industry insiders who package them and turn them into a commodity that the iTunes buying public can stomach. And some artists, like Manchester’s blue-eyed soulful son […]

04/01/2013

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Amy Winehouse’s Home Goes Up For Auction

The starting bid price for the singer’s home is nearly $3 million dollars.

11/19/2012

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Amy Winehouse’s Wedding Dress Stolen

Two of Amy Winehouse’s dresses, including the dress she wore for her 2006 Miami wedding, were reported missing and believed to have been stolen from her London home this week.

11/02/2012

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Amy Winehouse’s Life Story Coming To The Stage

The show will focus on “the enormous pressure a sensationalist public put on a young superstar when her problems began.”

10/28/2012

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Five Pop Duets That Would Overshadow The Olympics

This year’s Olympic ceremonies will feature numerous songs written by historic classical composers decades ago as well as performances by former 90s superstars like the Spice Girls. But where’s all the new music?

07/27/2012

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Remembering Amy Winehouse: 1 Year Later

Monday, July 23 marks the one year anniversary of the death of Amy Winehouse. The singer lives on through her music and a foundation in her name. Here’s a look back at her most popular songs.

07/23/2012

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10 Artists Who Have Been Banned From Performing

Lady Gaga, Madonna and Katy Perry have all been facing problems while performing abroad. They’re not the only ones. Here’s a list of 10 artists who have been banned.

07/20/2012

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Amy Winehouse’s Dad Blames Ex-Husband For Her Drug Problem

Nearly a year after Amy Winehouse’s tragic death, her dad is speaking out against her ex-husband, who he blames for his daughter’s drug problems. Last night, Mitch Winehouse revealed to Piers Morgan that his daughter’s ex, Blake Fielder-Civil, who was the inspiration for Amy’s 2006 album, ‘Back to Black,’ was the one who introduced her to hard drugs.

06/27/2012

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Tony Bennett Honored by Amy Winehouse’s Parents

Amy Winehouse’s final recording before her tragic death in the summer of 2011 was a duet with Tony Bennett. Now, the late singer’s parents are looking to honor the legend with an award on behalf of the foundation that bears their daughter’s name. The foundation, started by Mitch and Janis Winehouse, plans to honor Bennett at the Amy Winehouse Inspiration Awards and Gala on October 11, 2012.

06/25/2012

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Amy Winehouse’s Home For Sale, Father Releases Memoir

Amy Winehouse’s three-bedroom London home is on the market.

05/31/2012

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Is “Glee” Predicting Musicians’ Deaths Like A “Musical Nostradamus”?

For three seasons, Glee has been putting its spin on current hit singles and classic songs. The show has connected fans to music they may never have heard before. But it also has an eerie sense of timing, almost like a pop culture Nostradamus, when it comes to musicians’ deaths.

05/23/2012

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10 Pop Stars We’d Like To See As Holograms

During Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg’s set at Coachella this weekend, the deceased Tupac Shakur made a memorable appearance performing as a hologram. This had us thinking: which pop stars would we want to see as holograms? In Tupac’s honor, here are 10 musicians alive and deceased we think would make for great hologram live performers.

04/17/2012

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Odd Nominations, Big Questions and Other Head-Scratchers From The 54th GRAMMY Awards!

Tina Fey and Betty White are nominated?  Steve Martin does Bluegrass?  Family Guy‘s Seth McFarlane has as shot at winning, what? Amy Winehouse could still win?  Who will pay tribute to Whitney Houston? Those GRAMMY questions […]

02/12/2012

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GRAMMY’s Best New Artists — Where Are They Now

The Best New Artist category is often the first the general public hears about the new kids on the block shaking up the music charts. Looking back through a few of the more recent past […]

02/08/2012

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Last.fm Trends: M.I.A. Calls Out The Bad Girls

M.I.A. will attempt to make the summer of 2012 her own with the release of an as-yet-untitled fourth album. Aside from producing an Amy Winehouse tribute song entitled “27” and working on a forthcoming collaboration […]

02/01/2012

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Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett’s “The Lady Is a Tramp” Duet

Tony Bennett’s latest album, “Duets II” is set to hit the shelves tomorrow, September 20th, but you can catch a sneak peak of the track he did with [lastfm link_type=””]Lady Gaga[/lastfm], “The Lady is a […]

09/19/2011

Coldplay Pays Tribute To Amy Winehouse

Coldplay performed a tribute to Amy Winehouse last night during a concert in Los Angeles.  Watch the performance

08/04/2011

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20 Things You Didn’t Know About Amy Winehouse

Whether you were a casual fan of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Amy Winehouse[/lastfm] or didn’t know a single thing about the English singer-songwriter, one thing is certain, she was way too young to die.  And while her cause […]

08/02/2011

Amy Winehouse Reached Out to Dr. Drew In Her Final Days

During Dr. Drew’s weekly phone call with Kevin & Bean this morning, he revealed some interesting things about Ms. Winehouse. [pullquote quote=”Believe it or not she was trying to contact me which was weird.”]”Just this morning, […]

07/28/2011

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Katy Perry Says Amy Winehouse’s Death Makes Her Feel Grateful For Hubby Russell Brand

After [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Amy Winehouse[/lastfm]’s tragic death last weekend, former addict, famous comedic actor, and[lastfm link_type=”artist_info”] Katy Perry[/lastfm]’s hilarious hubby, [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Russell Brand[/lastfm], wrote a moving tribute to Winehouse that talked about the sorrows of addiction. […]

07/27/2011

Russell Brand’s Tribute To Friend Amy Winehouse And Thoughts On Addiction

This weekend marked the death of another talented musician at the too young age of 27. [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Amy Winehouse[/lastfm], the multi-Grammy Award winning singer was found in her London home on July 24, allegedly succumbing […]

07/26/2011

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Remembering Amy Winehouse Tonight On The Billy Bush Show

It’s Monday night and coming up on the Billy Bush Show, we’ve got Tim Vincent live outside Amy Winehouse’s home in London with the latest news on her tragic passing… plus Adele remembers Amy.  See […]

07/25/2011

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