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2015

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Amy Winehouse's Dad to Doc Makers: 'You're a Disgrace'

May 1, 2015

Earlier this week, Amy Winehouse's family "disassociated itself" from the upcoming documentary Amy, claiming the film is "both misleading and contains some basic untruths." Now the late singer's father, Mitch Winehouse, has issued some harsher words for...

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Winehouse Family 'Disassociates' From 'Amy' Documentary

April 27, 2015

Amy Winehouse's family have slammed the upcoming documentary Amy, saying they consider the film to be "misleading" and biased against the family. "The Winehouse family would like to disassociate themselves from the forthcoming film about their much...

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Amy Winehouse Fears Fame in 'Amy' Documentary Trailer

April 2, 2015

This July, the life and career of Amy Winehouse will be the focus of a new documentary titled Amy. The film incorporates previously unheard recordings and unseen archival footage, and in the first teaser trailer, we see Winehouse's rise from a young...

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Amy Winehouse Doc Coming This Summer

March 18, 2015

Amy Winehouse's tumultuous life and career will be explored in Amy, a new documentary directed by Senna filmmaker Asif Kapadia. The film will be released July 3rd by U.K.'s Altitude Film Distribution, though no U.S. distributor has been announced,...

2014

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Amy Winehouse Statue Unveiled in London

September 14, 2014

A life-size bronze statue of Amy Winehouse was unveiled in the North London neighborhood of Camden on Sunday. The Guardian reports that hundreds of fans from all over the world attended the unveiling, which took place on the date that would...

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Lana Del Rey: Being 'On the Periphery of Music' Inspired New Album

July 8, 2014

Lana Del Rey said she felt free to explore and experiment on her new album, Ultraviolence, following the negative reviews of her much-discussed debut, Born to Die, adding that that mindset allowed her to build a fruitful working relationship with...

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Amy Winehouse's Father to Release Second Album

July 29, 2014

Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, will be putting out a new album of his own, But Beautiful, to raise money for the Amy Winehouse Foundation, according to the BBC. The record will consist of songs that Amy helped her father pick out, as she had done...

2013

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The 27 Club: A Brief History

November 12, 2013
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Amy Winehouse's Brother Blames Her Death on Bulimia

June 24, 2013

For the first time, Amy Winehouse's brother has opened up about the singer's tragic death in 2011, revealing her personal struggles and what he thinks killed her. Amy Winehouse Remembered In a new interview with the Guardian, Alex Winehouse –...

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Amy Winehouse Documentary Will Contain Unseen Footage

April 25, 2013

A new documentary about Amy Winehouse will feature previously unseen footage of the singer, who died in 2011 of alcohol poisoning. The still-untitled movie will be directed by Asif Kapadia, who won a British Academy of Film award for his 2010 picture...

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Amy Winehouse Gala Honors Tony Bennett and Nas in New York

March 22, 2013

The Amy Winehouse Foundation's Gala and Inspiration Awards on Thursday at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York featured honoree Tony Bennett, performer Jennifer Hudson and a guest list including Sean Lennon, Mark Ronson and Harry Belafonte. Yet Winehouse's...

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Amy Winehouse Died of Alcohol Poisoning, New Inquest Confirms

January 8, 2013

A new inquest into the death of Amy Winehouse concluded that the singer died of alcohol poisoning, The Associated Press reports. The finding was idential to the original inquest in 2011, though the first was annulled last year after it emerged that the...

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Amy Winehouse's Life Explored in New Jewish Museum Exhibit

July 3, 2013

Amy Winehouse's private life is on display at a new exhibition at the Jewish Museum in London. Amy Winehouse: A Family Portrait was created in collaboration with Winehouse's brother, Alex, who hopes the exhibition will show a rarely-seen side of the singer,...

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Mark Ronson, Mitch Winehouse Disagree Over 'Back to Black' Cover

April 28, 2013

Amy Winehouse's father has taken to Twitter to deliver his verdict on the new cover of his daughter's 2007 hit "Back to Black" by Andre 3000 and Beyoncé. "I just heard the Andre part of Back to Black. Terrible," Mitch Winehouse Tweeted....

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Mark Ronson Pushes Back Against 'Retro Guy' Tag

April 9, 2013

"For better or worse, I'd started to get a connotation like, 'He's the retro guy who wears suits,' and all this shit," Mark Ronson says of the particular crux where he recently found himself. Today, the DJ, producer and bandleader is not, in fact, rocking...

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Amy Winehouse Foundation Event Teases First Gala, Set for March

February 5, 2013

Late Monday night in New York, minutes before a DJ played a few songs Amy Winehouse recorded as a teenager, her father thanked Tony Bennett for supporting the American arm of the foundation the late musician's parents launched last year. Bennett has given...

2012

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Inquest Into Death of Amy Winehouse to Be Reheard

December 17, 2012

An inquest into the death of Amy Winehouse will be heard again next month because the coroner who oversaw the inquiry lacked the proper qualifications, The Associated Press reports. Winehouse was found dead in her home in July 2011, and an inquest that...

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Amy Winehouse's Home Sells for $3.2 Million at Auction

December 4, 2012

Amy Winehouse's home in Camden Square, London, where the singer was found dead in July 2011, sold at auction for $3.2 million, the BBC reports. Five bidders fought it out for the property, which failed to sell when the Winehouse family put it on the...

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Amy Winehouse Play Canceled After Father Objects

November 26, 2012

A play about the life of Amy Winehouse has been scrapped after the late singer's father denied permission to use her music and likeness, according to the New York Times. The Royal Theater in Denmark has canceled the production, which was set to open January...

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