Amy Winehouse

  1. Tony Bennett Becomes Oldest Living Artist to Top Billboard 200

    September 28, 2011 11:00 AM EDT Legendary pop singer Tony Bennett achieves his first No. 1 album on the Billboard 200 with "Duets II," making the 85-year-old the oldest living act to reach No. 1. His all-star collaborations album bows in the top slot with 179,000 sold ...

  2. Coldplay's New Single Takes Hot Shot Debut Honors on Hot 100

    September 23, 2011 11:00 PM EDT As previously reported , Maroon 5's "Moves Like Jagger" (featuring Christina Aguilera), spends a third week atop the Billboard Hot 100 and Tony Bennett becomes the oldest living artist ever to grace the chart, as "Body and Soul ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. MTV Video Music Awards: Lady Gaga, Adele, Katy Perry, Pregnant Beyonce Steal Show

    August 28, 2011 11:53 PM EDT The JayBey Spawn: Beyonce stole the 2011 VMAs announcing her pregnancy on the red carpet (above) and later striking a similar pose post-VMA performance (Getty Images) The MTV Video Music Awards returned to L.A.'s Nokia Theatre Sunday (Aug. 28 ...

  7. 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 ...

  8. 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' ...

  9. 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 ...

  10. 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 ...

  11. 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 ...

  12. Amy Winehouse Holds Top of U.K. Album Chart for Second Week

    August 08, 2011 1:09 PM EDT Amy Winehouse continued her posthumous reign on the new U.K. album chart, published Sunday (Aug. 7) by the Official Charts Company. "Back To Black" (Universal Island) achieved a second week at No. 1 since her death, in addition to the th ...

  13. 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 ...

  14. Eric Church's 'Chief' Album Tops Billboard 200 Chart

    August 03, 2011 11:00 AM EDT As projected last week , country singer Eric Church takes his third album, "Chief," straight to No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with 145,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan (with an even bigger sales figure than expected). The debut mark ...

  15. 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 ...

  16. 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 ...

  17. 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 ...

  18. 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 ...

  19. Amy Winehouse: Some Perspective on the Sales Spikes

    July 27, 2011 2:00 PM EDT When I was a teenager working in a well-trafficked record store in the local mall, a popular although hardly legendary recording artist was killed in a car accident. There was little melodrama in his death: No overdose or assassination or fall fro ...

  20. 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 ...

  21. 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 ...

  22. 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 ...

  23. Web Trends: Bjork Releases "Crystalline" Music Video Directed By Michel Gondry

    July 26, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Google Trends: 11. Mark Ronson Producer-musician cancelled a DJ engagement this weekend to allow himself time to grieve for friend Amy Winehouse. 12. Mick Jagger Jagger turns 68 today 14. Shannon Tweed On tonight's finally of "Gene Simmo ...

  24. 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 ...

  25. 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 ...

  26. 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&# ...

  27. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to Black' Projected To Re-Enter Top 20 on Billboard 200

    July 25, 2011 5:35 PM EDT The late Amy Winehouse's breakthrough album "Back to Black," as well as a number of her singles, are staging a return to the Billboard charts this week. The new Billboard 200 albums chart -- which will be revealed on Wednesday (July ...

  28. Amy Winehouse Singles: 1,800% Sales Gain Projected for This Week's Chart

    July 25, 2011 5:04 PM EDT In the wake of Amy Winehouse's death on Saturday, the singer's breakthrough album, "Back to Black," as well as a number of her singles, are staging a return to the Billboard charts this week. Amy Winehouse's 'Back to ...

  29. Microsoft Apologizes for Insensitive Amy Winehouse Tweets

    July 25, 2011 1:33 PM EDT Microsoft has apologized after fans criticized the company for capitalizing on Amy Winehouse's death by reminding people to download her "Back to Black" album on Zune. "Remember Amy Winehouse by downloading the ground-breaking ...

  30. Amy Winehouse's Posthumous U.K. Sales Spike; Adele, The Wanted Top Charts

    July 25, 2011 7:40 AM EDT Adele started her 18th non-consecutive week atop the U.K. album chart with "21" (XL Recordings) yesterday (Sunday), as The Wanted's "Glad You Came" (Geffen/Universal) notched a second week at the singles summit. Amy Wineho ...

  31. Will Amy Winehouse's Third Album Be Released?

    July 25, 2011 7:17 AM EDT After the initial shock of Amy Winehouse's death subsided, speculation turned would whether fans would ever get to hear her long-delayed third album. The five-time Grammy winner was originally supposed to release the disc months ago. She had ...

  32. Amy Winehouse's Billboard U.S. Chart History

    July 23, 2011 6:29 PM EDT Amy Winehouse, who died on Saturday, had a strong history on Billboard U.S. charts despite releasing just two albums -- the Grammy-winning "Back to Black" and her 2003 debut, "Frank" -- during her career. "Back to Black&qu ...

  33. Amy Winehouse Dead at 27

    July 23, 2011 1:34 PM EDT Amy Winehouse performing in 2008 (Getty Images) Amy Winehouse, the beehived soul-jazz diva whose self-destructive habits overshadowed a distinctive musical talent, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27. Winehouse shot ...

  34. Amy Winehouse Cancels Rest of European Tour

    June 21, 2011 6:45 AM EDT Troubled diva Amy Winehouse has canceled the rest of her European summer concert tour and scrapped all public performances after an embarrassing appearance in Serbia, her spokesman said Tuesday. Chris Goodman said Winehouse, who has struggled with ...

  35. Web Trends:Theophilus London Releases "Last Name London" Video + Stream Beastie Boys- Don't Play No Game That I Can't Win (Major Lazer Remix Edition)

    June 20, 2011 4:30 PM EDT Tags: Theophilus London , Music , More Music Videos Google Trends: 17. Amy Winehouse Amy Winehouse has cancelled part of her European tour. In Belgrade this last weekend, she stumbles on stage and slurs the lyrics to the tracks. Digg Music News/Vi ...

  36. IMS Day 3: What Amy Winehouse Taught Mark Ronson

    May 28, 2010 12:00 AM EDT The third and final day of the International Music Summit (IMS) dance music conference in Ibiza ended on a high, with producer Mark Ronson revealing how he got his break. "I started DJing at hip-hop clubs in 1993 because I couldn't rap o ...

  37. EMI Music Publishing Extends Deals With Winehouse, Other Acts

    May 05, 2010 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music Publishing has extended publishing agreements with some of its most successful songwriters, including Amy Winehouse, Scissor Sisters, Bryan Ferry, and Take That members Howard Donald and Jason Orange. "Ultimately if writers are not ...

  38. Amy Winehouse Bruises Ribs In Fall At Home

    April 27, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse is being treated for bruised ribs at a London clinic after falling at home. The singer's spokesman says Winehouse also suffered a cut above her eye after she tripped and fell at her north London house on Saturday. Spokesman Chri ...

  39. Amy Winehouse Pleads Guilty To Assault Charge

    January 20, 2010 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse on Wednesday (Jan.20) admitted assaulting a theater manager at a Christmas pantomime. The 26-year-old Grammy winner pleaded guilty to common assault and public order charges at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court, according to the ...

  40. Amy Winehouse Charged In Alleged Theater Assault

    December 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST Police say singer Amy Winehouse has been charged in connection with an assault at a theater. Thames Valley Police said in a statement that the 26-year-old soul diva was arrested Wednesday (Dec. 23) after she presented herself at a police station w ...

  41. Amy Winehouse Backs Young Lioness

    October 06, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse will make a rare live TV appearance in the United Kingdom this Saturday (10) to sing backing vocals for her 13-year-old God-daughter Dionne Bromfield, the first signing to Winehouse's Universal Island-distributed Lioness label. ...

  42. People's Music Store Signs Universal Deal

    April 28, 2009 12:00 AM EDT People's Music Store, a new London-based digital download platform that allows fans to market music online, has signed a deal with Universal Music to license more than 300,000 tracks including songs by Amy Winehouse, Duffy, U2, Kanye West, Ja ...

  43. Killers, M.I.A. Cap Off Day Two At Coachella

    April 19, 2009 12:00 AM EDT As the sun was setting over the Empire Polo Field on Saturday (April 18), Arizona rock band Calexico lulled an attentive audience at the Outdoor Theatre with a collection of dusty, county-tinged tunes while just a few hundred yards away, New York& ...

  44. Amy Winehouse Denies Assault

    March 17, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse appeared in court on Tuesday (March 17) and denied a charge of assaulting a woman after a charity ball in London last year. The 25-year-old bee-hived soul singer is accused of assaulting Sherene Flash in Berkeley Square after the Ber ...

  45. Winehouse Pulls Out Of Coachella Line-up

    March 09, 2009 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse will not get a work visa to travel to the United States in time to perform at a leading music festival because she was charged with assault last week, a spokesman said today (March 9). Winehouse, 25, had been expected to perform at C ...

  46. Winehouse Charged With Assault

    March 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse has been charged with assault following an incident at a charity ball in London's Berkeley Square in 2008, her spokesman confirmed. "Amy voluntarily attended a police station in London yesterday morning," he said in a ...

  47. Fox, Winehouse Win German Echo Awards

    February 23, 2009 12:00 AM EST German hip hop newcomer Peter Fox was the big winner at the Echo awards, collecting three awards at the O2 World Arena in front of 10,000 guests in Berlin. He received the awards in the categories best national/international hip hop/urban artist, ...

  48. McCartney, Killers, Cure Anchor Coachella Lineup

    January 30, 2009 12:00 AM EST Paul McCartney, the Killers and the Cure lead the bill for the tenth Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival, to be held April 17-19 at Empire Polo Field in Indio, Calif. Also confirmed are My Bloody Valentine, Amy Winehouse, Morrissey, Leonard ...

  49. Winehouse Wins Grainge's Vote For Innovation

    January 16, 2009 12:00 AM EST Chief executive of Universal Music Group, Lucian Grainge has nominated Amy Winehouse's Grammy Awards performance as the most important creative innovation of the past year. He made the decision in his capacity as ambassador for The Creativity ...

  50. Quincy Jones To Deliver SXSW Keynote

    December 04, 2008 12:00 AM EST The organizers of the SXSW music conference announced that Quincy Jones will deliver a keynote address on March 19, 2009. Jones' current and upcoming projects include the recently released book "The Complete Quincy Jones: My Journey and ...

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