Amy Winehouse

  1. U2 Honors Grainge At MITs

    November 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST U2 was among the artists saluting Universal Music Group International chairman/CEO Lucian Grainge at the Music Industry Trusts' Award ceremony at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. Universal-signed pop acts Mika and Take That performed at t ...

  2. Winehouse May Face French Lawsuit

    September 02, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse is facing the threat of legal action after failing to perform at French festival Rock en Seine on Friday (Aug. 29). The troubled U.K. singer was scheduled to close the 6th edition of the event, which is Paris' main rock festival ...

  3. Mobos Moves To Wembley

    August 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards is moving to the Live Nation-managed Wembley Arena for its Oct. 15 2008 ceremony, after being staged at London's O2 Arena last year. The awards were launched in 1996 and last year's winners include ...

  4. Winehouse, Glastonbury Gain Vodafone Noms

    August 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Two of last year's winners of the U.K.'s Vodafone Live Music Awards are back for another tilt at the honors this year. The list of nominees includes tabloid favorite Amy Winehouse, who won last year's best live female award and is n ...

  5. Rock In Rio Madrid Pulls Monster Numbers

    July 07, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Spain closed the doors on its biggest-ever festival at 6am today, the Rock in Rio event, which gathered more than 290,000 visitors, according to organizers. Festival-goers paid between €49 ($77) and €65 ($102) to attend the festival, which spanned ...

  6. Winehouse Diagnosed With Emphysema

    June 23, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse has developed the lung condition emphysema and has been warned by doctors that she will die if she continues smoking drugs, her father said in an interview on Sunday. Mitch Winehouse said the incurable illness, which leaves sufferers ...

  7. Winehouse Set For Mandela 46664 Concert

    May 30, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse is to perform at Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday concert, to be held June 27 at London's Hyde Park, organizers said today. Others already confirmed to play the 46664 concert include Queen and Paul Rodgers, Annie Lennox, Simp ...

  8. Ivors For Winehouse, Gilmour, Collins

    May 22, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The buzz ahead of today's Ivor Novello Awards ceremony in central London was mostly centered on whether Amy Winehouse would show. Well, she did in the end, but not until 10 minutes after her father had graced the stage to collect her one and ...

  9. Winehouse's 'Bond' Theme 'Speculation,' Says Label

    April 29, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse might well be working on the theme song to next instalment of the James Bond series, but her record company is downplaying the move. Winehouse has been in the studio, working with Mark Ronson, producer of her hit sophomore album &quo ...

  10. Winehouse In The Hunt For Ivors

    April 21, 2008 12:00 AM EDT With three nominations, Amy Winehouse is among the favorites to collect a gong at the 53rd Ivor Novello Awards, to be held May 22 at London's Grosvenor House Hotel. The British singer is nominated twice in the category for best song musically ...

  11. Island Execs Step Up, Gatfield Switches To EMI

    April 16, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Universal Music U.K. has confirmed that Island Records executives Darcus Beese and Ted Cockle have been appointed co-presidents of the group. As reported on Billboard.biz yesterday (April 15), the pair will replace the label's current preside ...

  12. Norah Debut Scores 7th IFPI Platinum Award

    April 15, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me" (Blue Note/Parlophone) has been awarded its seventh IFPI Platinum Europe Award in recognition of seven million pan-European shipments. Jones' debut 2002 set was one of 12 albums to earn a Platin ...

  13. Winehouse Notches Up 13th Week At Euro Chart Peak

    April 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT "Back To Black" (Universal Island) gives Amy Winehouse a 13th aggregate and sixth consecutive week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums. Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) starts its fourth week atop Eurocha ...

  14. Winehouse On Euro Summit

    March 27, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) records its 12th aggregate week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, as Leona Lewis' "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/Sony BMG) celebrates its climb to the Billboard Hot 1 ...

  15. Verve To Play Summer Eden Sessions

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The Verve is the first headliner confirmed for the Eden Sessions on June 27, to be staged in the unique confines of the Eden Project eco-tourism site in Cornwall, south west England. The reunited British alternative rock act joins a swelling list ...

  16. Winehouse, Duffy Rule Euro Charts

    March 20, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) lands an 11th aggregate week atop European Top 100 Albums, another Universal-signed female artist, A&M's Duffy, moves 2-1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Mercy.& ...

  17. Winehouse Stays On Top In Europe

    March 13, 2008 12:00 AM EDT As Amy Winehouse retains the leadership of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "Back To Black" (Universal Island), Leona Lewis moves back to No. 1 on Eurochart Hot 100 Singles with "Bleeding Love" (Syco Music/S ...

  18. Winehouse Doubles Up On Euro Chart

    March 06, 2008 12:00 AM EST It's "as you were" on Billboard's pan-European charts this week, as Amy Winehouse secures a second consecutive and ninth aggregate week at the helm of European Top 100 Albums with "Back To Black" (Universal Island) wh ...

  19. Winehouse Won't Face Charge, Cops Say

    February 29, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse's run of good fortune has continued with the news today that the singer will not face charges in connection with her husband's alleged attempt to pervert the course of justice. The singer, who scooped five trophies at the 5 ...

  20. Winehouse Back To Europe Chart Summit

    February 28, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) returns to the top of Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as the 14-week run by Timbaland presents One Republic's "Apologize" (Mosley/Blackground/Intersco ...

  21. Big Grammy Gains For Many; King of Pop Returns

    February 20, 2008 12:00 AM EST Jack Johnson's "Sleep Through the Static" holds at No. 1 on The Billboard 200 with 180,000 while Simple Plan's newest effort starts in the top 15 ... the Top Pop Catalog chart sees some unusually hot action this week, as an exp ...

  22. Byte-Sized Gains: Digital Sales Add To Awards Show Haul

    February 12, 2008 12:00 AM EST The Grammy Awards sales afterglow is burning brightly, with Amy Winehouse's "Back to Black," Herbie Hancock's "River: The Joni Letters" and the official "2008 Grammy Nominees" album resonating with buyers th ...

  23. Billboard Goes Backstage At The Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST News and notes from backstage at the 50th annual Grammy Awards, held Feb. 10 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. Amy Winehouse and Kanye West were the big winners, with five and four awards, respectively. —An ebullient Herbie Hancock was thrille ...

  24. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sinatra of "Learnin' the Blues" to kick off the 50th annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, but the real magic came from leading nominees Amy Win ...

  25. Kanye, Aretha, Obama Win Early Grammys

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST The 50th anniversary Grammy Awards actually started in the middle of the day today (Feb. 10), with 100 awards handed out in the pre-telecast portion of the event. Kanye West, who leads the field with eight nominations, took home three during the p ...

  26. Full Coverage Of The 50th Annual Grammy Awards

    February 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST From the nominations to the grand event, full coverage of the 50th annual Grammy Awards, which took place Feb. 10 in Los Angeles. Winehouse, West Win Big At 50th Annual Grammys Alicia Keys "dueted" with a vintage performance by Frank Sin ...

  27. Grammys Satellite Link For Winehouse

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse will be making an appearance at the Grammy Awards this Sunday, but only in a virtual sense. The artist will be performing at the 50th annual event via satellite link-up. Winehouse's visa application to enter the United States wa ...

  28. Winehouse's Euro Chart Streak Continues

    February 07, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse starts her seventh consecutive week atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey with "Back To Black" (Universal Island), as "Apologize" (Mosley/Blackground/Interscope) by Timbaland presents One Republic m ...

  29. Amy, Timbaland Continue Euro Chart Runs

    January 31, 2008 12:00 AM EST The bestsellers on Billboard's Europe-wide charts extend their reigns by another week. Amy Winehouse heads European Top 100 Albums for a sixth week and "Apologize" (Mosley/Blackground/Interscope) by Timbaland presents One Republic s ...

  30. Winehouse Scraps Awards Gig, Heads To Rehab

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has canceled a Saturday (Jan. 26) appearance at the NRJ Awards in Cannes, France, after opting to enter a rehab clinic at an undisclosed location. According to a statement, Winehouse is still planning to attend the ...

  31. Winehouse Retains Euro Chart Crown

    January 24, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse continues to top Billboard's European Top 100 Albums survey, as "Back To Black" (Universal Island) holds at No. 1 for a fifth week ahead of Radiohead's "In Rainbows" (XL Recordings). "Apologize" ...

  32. Winehouse 'Back' To Euro Summit

    January 17, 2008 12:00 AM EST She may have been pictured in the U.K. press this week with a brand new blond hair color, but it's "Back To Black" (Universal Island) which gives Amy Winehouse a fourth consecutive week at No. 1 on European Top 100 Albums, while the ...

  33. Winehouse Keeps Radiohead Off Euro Summit

    January 10, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse repels the Radiohead incursion on Billboard's European Top 100 Albums, retaining the No. 1 spot for a third week with "Back to Black" (Universal Island) and restricting the physical edition of "In Rainbows" ( ...

  34. Winehouse Back To No. 1 In Europe

    January 03, 2008 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse's "Back To Black" (Universal Island), which topped European Top 100 Albums for the first time on the final chart of 2007, retains its lead on the first survey published in 2008. "Apologize" (Mosley/Blackgroun ...

  35. 'X-Factor' Stars Top Last U.K. Chart Of '07

    December 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST Winners of "The X-Factor" continued to dominate the U.K. bestsellers as the British chart year ended. Current champion Leon Jackson entered a second week at No. 1 on the singles chart with "When You Believe," while Syco Music/S ...

  36. Female Acts Dominate U.K. Year-End Charts

    December 31, 2007 12:00 AM EST The year ended with girls on top in the United Kingdom, as Leona Lewis and Amy Winehouse respectively claimed the biggest-selling single and album of 2007. According to chart compiler the Official U.K. Charts Co., Lewis' "Bleeding Love&q ...

  37. Amy Winehouse Summoned To Norwegian Court

    December 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST British soul singer Amy Winehouse has been summoned to a court in Norway to explain why she was caught in possession of marijuana in October, Norwegian and British media reported. Winehouse's representatives in London were not immediately ava ...

  38. Eagles, Timbaland Hold Firm Atop Euro Charts

    December 13, 2007 12:00 AM EST "Long Road Out Of Eden" (Polydor) gives the Eagles a third week in total -- and second consecutively -- atop Billboard's European Top 100 Albums chart, as titles by Andrea Bocelli and James Blunt make good progress. There's no ...

  39. Kanye, Winehouse, Foo Fighters Lead Grammy Noms

    December 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Kanye West leads the field for the 2008 Grammy Awards with eight nominations each, followed by Amy Winehouse with six and the Foo Fighters, Jay-Z, Timbaland, Justin Timberlake and T-Pain, each of whom got five nods. Winehouse's "Rehab&qu ...

  40. Winehouse Cancels 2007 Dates, Appearances

    November 28, 2007 12:00 AM EST Amy Winehouse's unconventional lifestyle, it seems, has caught up with her. The British pop star has been forced to pull the plug on her schedule for the rest of 2007, due to unspecified illness. Winehouse has "cancelled all remaining li ...

  41. Ingenious Backs Sia Album

    November 21, 2007 12:00 AM EST U.K.-based media investment and advisory group firm Ingenious has backed Australian singer Sia Furler's new album by the tune of slightly more than £1 million ($2 million), through its venture capital trust (VCT) 2. The album, entitled " ...

  42. Lavigne, Justice, Muse Rule At MTV EMAs

    November 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Avril Lavigne, French electro act Justice and British rock trio Muse were multiple winners at the 14th annual MTV Europe Music Awards, held tonight (Nov. 1) in Munich. Lavigne, who performed at the event, won for most addictive track ("Girlfr ...

  43. Bruce's European 'Magic' Spell Continues

    October 25, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Bruce Springsteen's "Magic" (Columbia) moves into a third week at the summit of European Top 100 Albums, while Illinois pop-rock band Plain White T's is celebrating its slow ascent to the top of Eurochart Hot 100 Singles. Its & ...

  44. U.K.'s OCC Launches New Chart

    October 18, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Mark Ronson's new single "Valerie" (Columbia), featuring Amy Winehouse on vocals, is the first No. 1 on a new official U.K. black music chart launched this week. British charts compilers the Official U.K. Charts Company has establis ...

  45. West, Winehouse, Rihanna Grab MOBOs

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Last night's 12th Music of Black Origin (MOBO) awards, which took place at London's O2 Arena, was filled with a number of twists including a winner's diatribe against urban-music lyrics and a surprise appearance by Amy Winehouse. Wi ...

  46. Winehouse, Mika Among Vodafone Awards Winners

    September 19, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Amy Winehouse, Mika and Arctic Monkeys were among the winners at tonight's Vodafone Live Music Awards in London. The televised event, now in its second year, was staged at Brompton Hall in the Earls Court venue and featured performances from ...

  47. Calm Before the Storm as 'HSM2' Marks Fourth Week at No. 1

    September 12, 2007 12:00 AM EDT There's not a whole lot happening on The Billboard 200 this week as a light Sept. 4 release schedule yields only one debut in the top 40: Chiodos' "Bone Palace Ballet" at No. 5 ... "High School Musical 2" spends its f ...

  48. Producer/Songwriter Remi Remixes Beatles Song

    September 06, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Producer/Songwriter Salaam Remi (Amy Winehouse, The Fugees, Sade, Chrisette Michele, Sting) has created a soulful version of the Beatles "Come Together" track to be performed tonight during VH1's Fashion Rocks concert by Grammy-Awar ...

  49. Klaxons Win Nationwide Mercury Prize

    September 04, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The Klaxons have won the Nationwide Mercury Prize, the annual occasion, which celebrates the best albums of the year recorded by British and Irish artists. The act's debut set "Myths of the Near Future" (Rinse/Polydor) was named the ...

  50. 'High School' Still In Session at No. 1

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The kids of "High School Musical 2" stay put at No. 1 for a second week with a relatively minor drop in sales while rapper Talib Kweli arrives at a career-high No. 2 ... Producer Swizz Beatz enters at No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Alb ...

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