Posts tagged "Amy Winehouse"

Amy Winehouse Discusses Recording “Body And Soul” With Tony Bennett


As though she never left us, Amy Winehouse appears in a behind-the-scenes look documenting her recording session with Tony Bennett as the two performed the 1930s song “Body And Soul” in March 2011. It’s bittersweet to see new footage of Amy, particularly when she’s acting as bubbly and put together as she is during her interview. Watch late singer speak of her experience recording the duet in the video below. More »

Amy Winehouse’s Family To Be Interviewed By Anderson Cooper

In their first interview since the singer’s death, Amy Winehouse’s family will sit down with Anderson Cooper on the premiere of his daytime talk show, Anderson. The host will speak with Amy’s parents Mitch and Janis Winehouse, as well as her brother Alex and her boyfriend Reg Traviss. “We want it to be a look at what happened to her and the struggles that she was facing and the struggles that the family was facing in trying to get [her] help and her incredible talent and career,” said Cooper. The episode will air September 12. [Neon Limelight]

2011 MTV Video Music Awards: The 6 Most Memorable Moments

The performances have all been staged and the awards have all been handed out. But now that the dust is settling on the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards, we’re realizing that there were definitely more than a handful of standout moments during the glitzy music shindig. Head below for our assessment of the six highlights from MTV’s big night. More »

2011 MTV VMAs: The Performances — UPDATED


The big night has finally arrived! At last year’s MTV Video Music Awards, we were treated to show-stopping performances by the likes of Eminem and Rihanna, Taylor Swift, and Florence + The Machine. This year’s lineup is possibly even more enticing, with Lady Gaga, Jessie J, Adele, Bruno Mars, Lil Wayne, The Throne, and the pregnant Beyonce amongst the talents on hand. We’ll update this post as performances as appear online throughout the night. Head below to see Lady Gaga (or is that Jo Calderone?) doing “You & I” and the pre-show’s “You Make Me Feel” from Cobra Starship featuring Sabi, among many others. Who stole the show?
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2011 MTV Video Music Awards: Live Blog Coverage

The 2011 MTV Video Music Awards kick off tonight at 9 p.m. EST, and we’re here, live-blogging all the action as it goes down. We all know we can expect sure-to-be eye-popping performances from Lady Gaga, Chris Brown, Adele and Bruno Mars, as well as a tribute to the one and only Ms. Britney Spears. (Vote for which you’re looking forward to most in our sidebar poll!) Now, ahead of MTV’s big throwdown, why not take a look at our predictions for who we think will win in the Best Pop, Female and Male Video categories, as well as the biggie — Video Of The Year. Then head below for the annual party that is our MTV VMAs live blog!
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Amy Winehouse’s ‘Back To Black’ Named Highest Selling UK Album Of The Century


Amy Winehouse’s Back To Black is now the UK’s biggest selling album of the 21st century according to the Official Charts Company. The 2006 LP surpassed James Blunt’s Back To Bedlam (thanks, in part, to a surge in sales following her untimely death). The news seems bittersweet considering that earlier this week the British songbird’s toxicology report returned inconclusive, and “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” co-writer Nick Ashford (sampled in the late pop star’s “Tears Dry On Their Own”) passed away Monday. More »

Amy Winehouse Tribute With Tony Bennett Planned For 2011 MTV VMAs

Britney Spears won’t be the only artist to score a tribute at the 2011 MTV Video Music Awards. Amy Winehouse will be honored at Sunday’s awards show by her “Body And Soul” duet partner Tony Bennett, as well as by musical performances. More »

Amy Winehouse’s Toxicology Report Shows No Drugs At Her Time Of Death

The family of Amy Winehouse issued a statement today declaring that a toxicology report indicates no drugs were found to be in her system at the time of her death. “Results indicate that alcohol was present,” the statement reads, “but it cannot be determined as yet if it played a role in her death.” This, of course, now leaves many questions as to what ultimately led to the singer’s demise unanswered.
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Amy Winehouse And Tony Bennett’s “Body And Soul” Duet — Hear A Preview

Amy Winehouse may be gone, but her voice lives on in her duet with Tony Bennett. The jazzy “Body And Soul”, off the legendary crooner’s upcoming Duets II (out September 20), is the pop singer’s final recording — at least until her stolen demos inevitably leak. Listen to a preview of the two singers on their collaboration below.

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Kanye West Reportedly Recorded Cover Of Amy Winehouse’s “Back To Black”

Coldplay tributed her with the most melancholy cover ever, Jane Doze mashed her up with other members of Club 27, and Green Day wrote a new song about wishing they had gotten to know her better. Now Kanye West is the latest act to pay their respects to Amy Winehouse by reportedly recording a remix of the late singer‘s single “Back To Black.” More »