Amy Winehouse

  1. Nick Gatfield Exits Sony Music U.K.: Report

    February 26, 2014 10:25 PM EST Sony Music U.K. CEO and chairman Nick Gatfield has reportedly left the company. Gatfield, a former musician, has held senior executive roles for Universal and EMI and has a top pedigree in A&R. He took the top job at Sony Music’s U.K. company ...

  2. Amy Winehouse Inquest To Be Heard Again

    December 17, 2012 7:56 AM EST Officials in London say the inquest into the death of soul singer Amy Winehouse was overseen by a coroner who lacked the proper qualifications and will be re-heard next month. Amy Winehouse Dead at 27 Camden Council says a new hearing will take pl ...

  3. Exclusive: Salaam Remi Heading To Sony Music As Executive VP of A&R

    November 20, 2012 11:41 AM EST Sony Music Entertainment is expected to name Salaam Remi as executive VP of A&R/production, according to sources familiar with the situation. In his new role, the Grammy-nominated producer/songwriter will work across all Sony labels. Remi' ...

  4. Amy Winehouse: A Look at U.S. Sales, One Year After Her Death

    July 23, 2012 2:13 PM EDT While the late singer Amy Winehouse -- who died a year ago today (July 23, 2011 ) -- didn't leave behind a very deep catalog of music, her legacy has continued to live on Billboard's charts. Winehouse has sold a sum of 855,000 albums sin ...

  5. Amy Winehouse's Father Says More Posthumous Albums On The Way

    July 06, 2012 11:27 AM EDT Fans of the late Amy Winehouse were treated to a newly released collaboration with rapper Nas on Wednesday, but according to Mitch Winehouse, there is more music to come. In an interview with BBC 6 Music, the late singer's father revealed pla ...

  6. Perez Hilton on His New Gym-Ready Compilation, Failed 2009 Tour, Gold & Platinum Discs

    June 28, 2012 9:17 AM EDT Perez Hilton's "Liston to This" section of his website where he recommends new music. Say what you will about the lightning-rod that is celebrity blogger Perez Hilton (nee Mario Armando Lavandeira, Jr.), the fact is the man lives fo ...

  7. Azealia Banks Signs With Troy Carter, Lady Gaga's Manager

    April 18, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Newcomer Azealia Banks, who signed to Universal Music in January, is being represented by Lady Gaga's manager Troy Carter. The rapper's debut album for Interscope, Broke With Expensive Taste , is slated for release in September. The 20-y ...

  8. Amy Winehouse Estate Worth $4.66 Million, Will Go To The Singer's Parents

    March 29, 2012 7:30 AM EDT Records show Amy Winehouse left an estate worth £2.94 million ($4.66 million) after her death last year. The 27-year-old soul diva was found dead in bed on July 23 at her London home. Probate documents showed Wednesday that she left behind assets ...

  9. Adele Wins, Katy Perry Performs at 2012 German ECHO Awards in Berlin

    March 23, 2012 2:17 PM EDT Berlin - At the 21st German ECHO award show Thursday night in Berlin, UK singer Adele, who did not attend the award show, was honored with two ECHO awards in the best international Rock/Pop artist and for album of the year for 21 . Further interna ...

  10. Nas Opens Up About Amy Winehouse, Divorce, Competing With 'Pop-Fluff Stuff' at SXSW Chat

    March 17, 2012 4:51 PM EDT It's been years since Nas and former manager Steve Stoute formally worked together, but when the two reunited on-stage at a keynote Q&A at South by Southwest Friday it was as if little time had passed. Stoute, a former exec VP at Intersco ...

  11. Photos: Katy Perry, David Guetta, Robyn, Roger Faxon Rock EMI's Carnival-Themed Grammy After Party

    February 15, 2012 5:15 PM EST Guest attend the circus-themed EMI Grammy afterparty at The Capitol Tower in L.A. on Febr 12 (Photo by Mark Sullivan/Getty Images) Back in the day, record labels used to go all-out for their Grammy parties, and EMI's circus-themed event, held ...

  12. Adele, Lady Gaga Nominated For Germany's ECHO Awards: Lana Del Rey, Gotye To Perform

    February 02, 2012 7:40 AM EST International acts Lady Gaga, Adele, Coldplay, Bruno Mars and Amy Winehouse are among the nominees for the 2012 German ECHO music awards to be held on March 22 at the Berlin fair ground. The nominees were announced yesterday (Feb. 1) by the German ...

  13. Amy Winehouse Coroner Resigns Over Qualifications

    February 02, 2012 7:30 AM EST LONDON (AP) - The coroner who oversaw the inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse has resigned after her qualifications were questioned, her boss said Wednesday - raising the possibility the investigation may have to be held again. Winehous ...

  14. Amy Winehouse's 'Lioness' Tops U.K. Charts; 2011's Highest Music Sales Week

    December 12, 2011 8:33 AM EST Amy Winehouse posthumously achieved the biggest weekly sale of her U.K. chart career last week with "Lioness: Hidden Treasures" (Universal Island), as Official Charts Company data showed total album sales reaching a weekly high for 2011 ...

  15. Michael Buble's 'Christmas' Aiming for 400,000-Plus Week at No. 1

    December 10, 2011 7:00 PM EST As we reported on Thursday (Dec. 8), Michael Buble's "Christmas" album is on its way to a third straight week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200 chart, so say industry prognosticators. The album may sell well over 400,000 copies by the e ...

  16. BPI Forecasts U.K. Xmas CD Sales At 20 Million, 22% of Annual Album Sales

    December 08, 2011 9:18 AM EST U.K. trade body the BPI is forecasting sales of "up to 20 million CDs" in its predictions for business across the Christmas period and the month of December as a whole. Figures from the organization show that, over the past five years, t ...

  17. '21' And Up: Adele's Billboard Cover Story

    December 08, 2011 6:55 AM EST Newly bleached blonde bouffant a little askew, Adele Laurie Blue Adkins clasps her hands at her waist and begins to dish. "I came home from touring with my first album, and I caught up with some friends, trying to be all posh and stuff," ...

  18. Michael Buble Set for Third Week at No. 1 on Billboard 200

    December 07, 2011 7:17 PM EST Next week, Michael Buble's "Christmas" album will easily spend a third week atop the Billboard 200 chart, while Amy Winehouse's posthumous album "Lioness: Hidden Treasures" and the Black Keys' "El Camino&quo ...

  19. Backbeat: Uruguay's Max Capote Comes Stateside, Promotes Album Following Latin Grammys

    December 06, 2011 5:32 PM EST Who is Max Capote? That's what many music fans were asking recently when they heard the name during the Latin Grammys. Capote was nominated for Best New Artist thanks to his album "Chicle," a collection of music influenced by ' ...

  20. Amy Winehouse's New Music Shocked Her Parents, Helped Them Heal

    November 18, 2011 12:05 PM EST When Salaam Remi gathered together Amy Winehouse's family not long after her death to play unreleased tracks, the veteran producer behind much of the singer's first two albums wasn't sure what to expect. "They didn't know ...

  21. Amy Winehouse Finished Writing Songs for Third LP, Planned Jazz Album With ?uestlove

    November 17, 2011 7:01 AM EST album, "Lioness: Hidden Treasures," http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz ...

  22. Valery Zeitoun, French Industry Veteran, Leaves Universal Music France Label AZ

    November 02, 2011 2:28 PM EDT Valery Zeitoun, managing director of Universal Music France's record label AZ, has left the company as of last Thursday, a press release signed by Universal France's President Pascal Nègre confirmed. Zeitoun, 45, is a well-known personal ...

  23. Amy Winehouse's Third Album, 'Lioness,' Coming Out In December

    October 31, 2011 10:57 AM EDT A new album of recordings by the late soul singer Amy Winehouse will be released in December, Island Records said Monday. The releae said that the new album called "Lioness: Hidden Treasures" will contain 12 songs - previously unreleased ...

  24. Web Trends: Watch Johnny Depp's Impromptu Concert & Listen to New Wale/Big Sean/Diplo Collaboration

    October 26, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 16. Amy Winehouse Cause of Death After a British coroner made a ruling about the verdict for Winehouse's death, people are searching for this verdict. Twitter Music Trend: 1. #RnB CLassics People are tweeting about what songs t ...

  25. Amy Winehouse Death Result of Alcohol Poisoning, Coroner Finds

    October 26, 2011 10:52 AM EDT LONDON (AP) - Amy Winehouse died as the unintended consequence of drinking too much alcohol, a British coroner ruled Wednesday. Coroner Suzanne Greenaway gave a verdict of "death by misadventure," saying the singer died of accidental alc ...

  26. Amy Winehouse's Final Hours Subject of Inquest

    October 26, 2011 6:30 AM EDT LONDON (AP) - A British coroner will hear about the final hours of Amy Winehouse's life at an inquest into the soul diva's death. The singer, who had fought drug and alcohol problems for years, was found dead in bed at her London home on ...

  27. Managing Dad: How Danny Bennett Helped Take Tony Bennett's 'Duets II' To No. 1

    October 20, 2011 12:45 PM EDT Flying Together To The Moon: Danny Bennett (right) with his father/"client" Tony Bennet at last year's Whitney Gala and Studio Party at The Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City (Photo: Getty Images) "I don't jus ...

  28. Amy Winehouse's Father to Pen Book About Daughter

    October 10, 2011 9:16 PM EDT Mitch Winehouse, the father of recently deceased singing star Amy Winehouse, has signed a deal to write "Amy: My Daughter." Lisa Sharkey, senior vp at Harper Collins, announced the book deal Monday. It Books, Harper Collin's celebri ...

  29. Tony Bennett Is Oldest Living Artist To Reach Hot 100

    September 21, 2011 3:57 PM EDT At 85 years and two months, the iconic Tony Bennett becomes the oldest living artist ever to grace the Billboard Hot 100, as "Body and Soul," with the late Amy Winehouse, bows at No. 87. "Body," which previews Bennett's &q ...

  30. Tony Bennett Has First Top 40 U.K. Hit in 46 Years; Ed Sheeran Has No.1 Album

    September 19, 2011 11:09 AM EDT British singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran followed his two recent top ten U.K. singles with an instant No. 1 album as the Official Charts Company's new data was published Sunday (Sept. 18). Sheeran's "+" opened at the top, while new ...

  31. Q&A: Tony Bennett Talks 'Duets II'

    September 12, 2011 7:15 AM EDT When Tony Bennett released Duets: An American Classic in 2006, the legendary singer figured it was a one-off project. Then the album debuted at No. 3 on the Billboard 200 and sold more than 3 million copies worldwideNot according to SS; get SS f ...

  32. Amy Winehouse's Dad Says He Thinks Seizure Killed Her

    September 09, 2011 8:15 PM EDT Amy Winehouse's father says he believes she died after suffering a seizure related to alcohol detoxification and "there was nobody there to rescue her." The soul diva, who had fought drug and alcohol problems for years, was found de ...

  33. Adele Makes U.K. Chart History: First Artist To Sell 3 Million Albums In Same Year

    September 07, 2011 12:20 PM EDT Adele may have walked away from last night's Mercury Prize empty handed but she hasn't had to wait too long to find consolation. The twenty-three year-old London singer is the first artist ever to score three million U.K. album sales in ...

  34. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Is Now U.K.'s Best Selling Album of the Century

    August 25, 2011 8:39 AM EDT Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) has become the U.K.'s biggest-selling album of the 21st century. The Official Charts Company announced Wednesday (Aug 24) that a surge in sales of Winehouse's sophomore al ...

  35. Amy Winehouse Toxicology: Family Says No Illegal Drugs Were Found

    August 23, 2011 1:40 PM EDT Amy Winehouse had no illegal drugs in her system when she died, and it is still unclear what killed the singer, her family said Tuesday. The family said in a statement that toxicology tests showed "alcohol was present" in the singer' ...

  36. U.K. News Round-Up: Amy Winehouse Foundation Returns Checks; Liam Sues Noel; 'The X-Factor' Returns

    August 22, 2011 2:57 PM EDT Amy Winehouse's father, Mitch, has been forced to postpone plans to set up a charity foundation in his late daughter's name because of a quarrel over the organisation's name. Mitch first announced that he was to establish The Amy Wi ...

  37. Britney Spears MTV VMAs Tribute Confirmed; Amy Winehouse Homage In Works

    August 15, 2011 4:28 PM EDT A tribute to Britney Spears will be a part of this year's MTV Video Music Awards and the show's producers are discussing a way to salute Amy Winehouse as well. "Britney will be at the show and we'll be paying tribute to her,&qu ...

  38. Nero's 'Promises' Tops U.K. Singles Chart; Amy Winehouse Has No. 1 Album

    August 15, 2011 8:10 AM EDT The new U.K. sales charts published yesterday (Sunday) saw British electronic dance act Nero scoring their first U.K. No. 1 single with "Promises" (MTA/Mercury/Universal) and Amy Winehouse in a third posthumous week atop the album survey ...

  39. Amy Winehouse Catalog Makes Full-Week Sales Impact

    August 05, 2011 1:02 PM EDT Amy Winehouse's Back to Black unsurprisingly moves up the Billboard 200 this week, climbing 9-7 (39,000; up 2%, according to Nielsen SoundScan) after a full week's worth of sales impact following her death on Saturday, July 23. Last we ...

  40. Amy Winehouse Owns U.K. Charts: Three Albums In Top Ten, Five Singles In Top 40

    August 01, 2011 6:41 AM EDT In a powerful tribute by her legions of fans, Amy Winehouse dominated the new U.K. sales charts in the wake of her death on July 23. Her sophomore album "Back To Black" (Universal Island) returned to the summit, as she placed two other a ...

  41. Amy Winehouse Tried to Contact Dr. Drew Before Her Death, He Claims

    July 29, 2011 6:00 PM EDT As many mourn and wonder what caused Amy Winehouse's death, others are talking about her passing on radio shows. Dr. Drew Pinsky talked to KROQ's Kevin and Bean Friday morning, and brought up Amy Winehouse right away, claiming that the t ...

  42. Amy Winehouse: Will Unreleased Material Ever Reach Fans?

    July 29, 2011 6:45 AM EDT LONDON (AP) - Amy Winehouse left a trove of unreleased music, but no decision has been made about whether it will be released, people close to the singer say. The soul diva, who had struggled with drug and alcohol addiction, was found dead of unkn ...

  43. Eric Church On Course For First No. 1 Album on Billboard 200, Kelly Rowland Aiming for No. 2

    July 27, 2011 5:03 PM EDT It's looking like we're going to get some church up in the No. 1 slot on the Billboard 200 albums chart next week. Eric Church, that is. Industry sources project that the country singer's new album, "Chief," could sell as ...

  44. Amy Winehouse Sales, By the Numbers

    July 27, 2011 2:01 PM EDT While this week's charts only track the first 36 hours of sales after news broke on Saturday afternoon of Amy Winehouse's death , fans clearly rushed to retail sites as the news spread. Through the end of SoundScan's tracking period ...

  45. Adele's '21' Marks 11th Week At No. 1 On Billboard 200

    July 27, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As Adele's "21" heads back to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 for an 11th nonconsecutive week (up two slots with 77,000, according to Nielsen SoundScan; a gain of 1%), the late Amy Winehouse returns to the top 10 with "Back to Black ...

  46. What More Could The Music Industry Have Done To Save Amy Winehouse?

    July 27, 2011 7:40 AM EDT NEW YORK (AP) - Most entertainers prepare for a concert tour with rehearsals. For Amy Winehouse, it was rehab. Just before her disastrous European tour last month, the infamously addicted singer entered a rehabilitation center on doctor's ord ...

  47. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Re-enters Top 10 on Billboard 200 Chart

    July 26, 2011 7:36 PM EDT In the wake of her death on July 23, Amy Winehouse's second album, "Back to Black" (2007), re-enters the Billboard 200 albums chart this week at No. 9 with 37,000 sold in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan. The week p ...

  48. Amy Winehouse's Two Albums, Seven Singles Storm U.K.'s Midweek Charts

    July 26, 2011 8:22 AM EDT Confirmation of the U.K. sales explosion that followed Amy Winehouse's death has arrived today in the Official Charts Company's first "midweek" sales figures, which cover the period from midnight on Saturday (23) to midnight on ...

  49. Adele Pens Amy Winehouse Blog Post, Says Late Singer 'Paved the Way' For Her

    July 26, 2011 7:31 AM EDT With the news of Amy Winehouse's untimely passing on Saturday, fans and fellow musicians alike are reflecting back on her contributions to the music world. Fellow British singer Adele, and the year's top-selling artist, remembers Winehou ...

  50. Amy Winehouse Cause of Death Not Disclosed After Autopsy

    July 25, 2011 7:26 PM EDT LONDON - An inquest into Amy Winehouse's death has been opened and adjourned until October 26, a London coroner said Monday, as a lengthy investigation into the singer's death begins in Britain. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black&# ...

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