Amy Winehouse Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets


24th September 2015

Fact: Filmmaker Asif Kapadia's acclaimed new Amy Winehouse documentary is helping social workers in Thailand teach troubled youths about the dangers of drink and drugs. Officials at the Thai Health Promotion Foundation and the Stop Drink Network treated 100 boys to a screening of Amy on Wednesday (23Sep15) in the hope that the singer's tragic life would serve as a warning to the delinquents. Winehouse battled substance abuse addictions in her final years and died from alcohol poisoning in 2011, at the age of 27.


18th March 2015

Fact: Previously unheard songs recorded by Amy Winehouse are set to feature in a new documentary about the late British singer. Amy, helmed by Senna director Asif Kapadia, is due for release in the singer's native U.K. in July (15).


29th January 2015

Quote: "Amy Winehouse made me know that I mattered, that my work in the '60s mattered. When she had that hairstyle, the beehive, the eyeliner, she brought back my youth to me. It was like looking at me. I remember when I first heard her singing, it was like a young Ronnie singing... I could relate to her in every way. I was that little lost girl." Sixties singer Ronnie Spector was delighted when Amy Winehouse took inspiration from her famous image.


27th January 2015

Quote: "We were supposed to go in (to the studio) during the October of that year and we'd been talking about it for a while. She seemed pretty ready to write. We'd tried to go in a couple of times before but it didn't have that magic you need or there was too much pressure, or whatever. Yeah, we were going to go in, but, you know..." Mark Ronson was planning to return to the studio with his muse and collaborator Amy Winehouse when she died in July, 2011.


23rd July 2013

Tweet: "Thank you for all of your wonderful messages of love and support. Your love makes Amy's loss more bearable." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch thanks fans for their messages on Tuesday (23Jul13), the second anniversary of the singer's death at the age of 27.


26th June 2013

Fact: The Saturdays singer Mollie King and Amy Winehouse's pop star goddaughter Dionne Bromfield showed off their style credentials on Tuesday (25Jun13) by modelling items from fashion designers Melissa Odabash and Julien MACdonald's new collection at a runway event in London.


24th June 2013

Quote: "Obviously, she touched something in a lot of people and, yeah, it was very strange. We had to go to the flat (apartment) and all the flowers, I mean… You see those things on the telly, but it's always for things that have got nothing to do with you. This was, like, a personal thing… Yeah, it was incredible." Amy Winehouse's brother Alex was overwhelmed by all the floral tributes left outside the star's London home following her death in 2011.


23rd June 2013

Quote: "She was pretty much shut in the house and couldn't go anywhere... The interest that they had in her was absolutely insane. She didn't want it but her every moment was covered in the press... She won the Brit in 2007... All of a sudden, that was it. In the space of one evening she'd gone from being able to do whatever she wanted to not being able to do that ever again." Amy Winehouse felt trapped by her success, according to brother Alex.


23rd June 2013

Quote: "She was annoying, frustrating, a pain in the bum. But she was also incredibly generous, very caring. She'd do anything for anyone, she really would. She was loyal - as a sister, daughter and friend. She was probably the most loyal friend to people I've ever known... She was a really good person. And horrible in other respects." Amy Winehouse's brother Alex remembers his late sister.


17th April 2013

Quote: "No we're not dating, not any more... but you know, we're really good friends so there are no hard feelings at all." Amy Winehouse's singer goddaughter Dionne Bromfield has split from The Wanted star Nathan Sykes.


4th April 2013

Tweet: "Got an epic song with the legend herself Diane Warren." Amy Winehouse's goddaughter Dionne Bromfield is collaborating with the songwriting icon.


5th March 2013

Quote: "I was on heavy medication. I was sober, but I wasn't clear. Seeing how it went down with her - something drew me to write that song." Green Day star Billie Joe Armstrong on writing Amy, his tribute to Amy Winehouse.


22nd January 2013

Quote: "Amy Winehouse asked me to be in her band. She saw me at a party and asked if I played any instruments, and was disappointed when I said I didn't. She said, 'That's a shame, because I'd love to have someone like you in my band.'" British singer Paloma Faith was once invited to join AMY WINEHOUSE's band. The Rehab hitmaker died from alcohol poisoning in July 2011.


11th January 2013

Tweet: "Great news about Amy's Brit nomination. Darling you continue to sprinkle the angel dust. We are so proud of you. Dad." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch is delighted the late star was tipped in the British Female Solo Artist category when the BRIT Awards nominations were announced on Thursday (10Jan13).


7th December 2012

Tweet: "Amy up for another Grammy. Our lovely girl Still up there with the best." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch celebrates his late daughter landing a nomination for her track Cherry Wine with rapper Nas. The pair scored a nod in the Best Rap/Sung Collaboration category on Wednesday (05Dec12), when the shortlist was announced.


22nd November 2012

Fact: A London fundraising gala in aid of Amy Winehouse's charity brought in around $160,000 (£100,000) on Tuesday (20Nov12).


14th September 2012

Tweet: "happy birthday to @Nas as well. so uncanny that him, amy and my dad all have the same birthday." Superproducer Mark Ronson muses on the birthday coincidence. Rapper Nas turned 39 on Friday (14Sep12), the same day his tragic Cherry Wine collaborator Amy Winehouse, who worked extensively with Ronson, would have turned 29.


4th August 2012

Fact: Bosses of the U.K. version of The X Factor are planning a spectacular stunt for the series this year (12) by enabling contestants to perform with holograms of late singing legends such as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Amy Winehouse, according to Britain's The Sun newspaper.


1st June 2012

Tweet: "Last day of school today! Gonna be a sad one! But this means I can take a new step in (the) world with the music career. Sad but happy day." Amy Winehouse's singer goddaughter Dionne Bromfield wrapped up her studies on Friday (01Jun12).


31st May 2012

Tweet: "It is with regret that we have to sell Amy's house in Camden Square. It is empty and costing a fortune to secure it. Amy and I both worked on the house and she loved it so much. I hope a lovely family buys it as it is so full of love." Amy Winehouse's dad Mitch is heartbroken to put the singer's London home back on the market after her death last July (11).


22nd February 2012

Tweet: "Thanks for your messages of love for Amy and our family. I thought the tribute was beautiful and sincere." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch was moved by the poignant tribute to the late singer at the Brit Awards on Tuesday night (21Feb12).


9th February 2012

Tweet: "I am in Los Angeles for the Grammys. Let's hope our girl will win! I am so proud of both my kids." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch is hoping the tragic singer will land a posthumous prize for Body And Soul, her duet with Tony Bennett, at the upcoming Grammy Awards. The song has been nominated in the best pop duo/group performance category.


8th January 2012

Quote: "I really felt like I was going to have an opportunity to meet her. That album (Back to Black) I remember, it was around that Motown time. I was going through frustrations of explaining, 'I want to do this music, but mixed with this music'. When her album came out, it's like, she did it. She took what she liked and made it her own." Bruno Mars is sad he never met his idol Amy Winehouse before her death last July (11).


4th January 2012

Fact: Amy Winehouse's famous beehive hairdo has inspired a stylish new lamp. Designers at Delightfull came up with the bright idea of modelling the table fixture after the late Rehab hitmaker's trademark hairstyle.


5th December 2011

Fact: Adele's hit album 21 has become Britain's biggest-selling record of the 21st century with 3.4 million copies sold, surpassing Amy Winehouse's 3.3 million-selling Back To Black.


5th December 2011

Tweet: "Wonderful responses to the release of Lioness. I told you it was wonderful. My beautiful girl." Amy Winehouse's father Mitch is proud of his late daughter's posthumous album, Lioness: Hidden Treasures.


14th November 2011

Tweet: "Next £10,000 donation 3rd December Chestnut Tree Kids Hospice. Mitch" Amy Winehouse's father pledges the next donation from the charity foundation set up in his daughter's name to a children's hospice in Sussex, England.


8th November 2011

Quote: "Amy Winehouse once got me on to Jack Daniels and lemonade, which sounds strange but it's really refreshing." British pop star Cheryl Cole once enjoyed a night out with tragic singer Amy Winehouse.


22nd October 2011

Tweet: "Back on Twitter!... To the idiot that hacked me... your a k**b!" Amy Winehouse's goddaughter Dionne Bromfield is back online after hackers used her Twitter page to exploit the singer's death by urging fans to download an "unreleased track" featuring the star.


30th September 2011

Fact: The Amy Winehouse Foundation has been given a big boost - veteran pop artist Gerald Laing has vowed to donate 20 per cent of the proceeds of his paintings of the star to the charity. The Back to Black hitmaker's father Mitch set up the organisation, to support vulnerable young people, following the singer's death in July (11).


21st September 2011

Fact: Organisers of this year's (11) Mobo Awards are planning to stage a tribute to late singer Amy Winehouse led by the star's goddaughter Dionne Bromfield at the ceremony on 5 October in Glasgow, Scotland.


15th September 2011

Tweet: "The Amy Winehouse duet with Tony Bennet is amazing! God that woman had a voice and understood jazz!" Boy George is a big fan of Amy Winehouse's posthumous release Body and Soul, a collaboration with Tony Bennett.


13th September 2011

Quote: "People came up to me when I stepped out of the house and thanked me for having Amy... That's when I knew, this is something else, to be thanked for giving birth to my child. It's wonderful." Amy Winehouse's mother Janis was overwhelmed by the outpouring of support from fans following the singer's tragic death on 23 July (11).


10th September 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse's Body & Soul duet with Tony Bennett will be released as a single on what would have been the tragic Brit's 28th birthday (14Sep11). Winehouse died in July (11).


29th August 2011

Tweet: "I couldn't watch the Amy tribute at the VMAs. I hope it was done in good taste." Late singer Amy Winehouse's father Mitch avoided coverage of the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday night (28Aug11), during which stars including Russell Brand, Bruno Mars and Tony Bennett pay tribute to his daughter, who died last month (Jul11).


8th August 2011

Quote: "I can't come to terms with anybody dying at 27. That's not OK. It's not enough time." Taylor Swift is still coming to terms with Amy Winehouse's death.


6th August 2011

Quote: "I thought Amy was coming out the other side - it's just so sad. The stars that burn the brightest fade out the quickest. Drugs are a destructive thing. I feel blessed that I'm away from that time of my life." Bob Geldof's wildchild daughter Peaches was devastated by Amy Winehouse's tragic death last month (Jul11).


2nd August 2011

Tweet: "My dear friends, thank you for your lovely messages. I will be in touch with you soon. Always love. Mitch." Amy Winehouse's grieving father thanks fans for their messages of condolence following the singer's tragic death last month (Jul11).


1st August 2011

Fact: Mark Ronson paid tribute to his late pal Amy Winehouse during his set at Britain's Camp Bestival festival this weekend (29-31Jul11). He performed their collaboration Valerie and told the crowd, "We played that in the name of Amy who no doubt is singing along with us tonight. If you like the music of Amy Winehouse, this is for her right now."


29th July 2011

Tweet: "Last night was really wonderful, i'd like to thank dave mccabe, zalon, ade, charlie waller & so many of you for helping us pay homage to amy." Mark Ronson thanks the stars who turned out to sing a string of Amy Winehouse tracks at his tribute gig for the star at Greenwich Summer Sessions in London on Wednesday night (27Jul11).


29th July 2011

Tweet: "Thank You All for your Loving Messages and Support Amy had a Place in her Heart for each and Everyone of You." Singer Dionne Bromfield thanks fans for their support following the death of her godmother Amy Winehouse at the weekend (23Jul11).


28th July 2011

Tweet: "Any 'friend' of amy's talking 2 the press/tv are not her actual friend's (sic). Her real friends have more dignity then to get $ (money) 2 talk about her!" Kelly Osbourne lashes out at acquaintances of Amy Winehouse who have sold their stories of the star to the press following her death at the weekend (23Jul11).


27th July 2011

Quote: "Rest in peace... Drugs are f**ked up... I learned my own lesson too." Music producer and former drug addict Scott Storch wishes tragic Amy Winehouse had gotten the help she needed to beat her personal demons before her untimely death on Saturday (23Jul11).


27th July 2011

Tweet: "This wk (week) there were many losses. First the tragedy in Norway, then Amy Winehouse. Very sad. She was such a soulful artist. The world will miss out on all the people lost last week." Cyndi Lauper laments on the passing of the soul star and the deaths of 76 people in Norway after a bombing in Oslo and a massacre on the island of Utoya.


27th July 2011

Tweet: "Today was the saddest day of my life!" Kelly Osbourne tells fans of her sadness following the funeral of her pal Amy Winehouse on Tuesday (26Jul11).


27th July 2011

Fact: Police were forced to form a protective ring around the home of Amy Winehouse on Tuesday (26Jul11) after dozens of fans descended on the late singer's street in Camden, London to party on the evening of her funeral. Several fans drank alcohol outside the property while others set off sky lanterns in her memory.


27th July 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse's five former bodyguards have taken one final photo with the singer - posing with a box believed to contain the tragic star's ashes following her cremation on Tuesday (26Jul11). Andrew Morris, the security member who discovered the 27 year old's lifeless body at her London home, was among those featured in the picture, which has been posted online.


26th July 2011

Tweet: "I really hoped that Amy Whinehouse (sic) would make it thru (sic). She was an incredible singer/presence. One of the best young artists to come along in a long time." Rocker Slash joins the celebrity tributes to tragic star Amy Winehouse, who died on Saturday (23Jul11) at the age of 27.


26th July 2011

Tweet: "So sad to hear about Amy Winehouse. What a talent, way to (sic) young to die. Addiction is such a deadly disease. She's now in a better place." Paris Hilton is the latest star to pay tribute to singer Amy Winehouse, who passed away on Saturday (23Jul11).


26th July 2011

Quote: "I know it's been a few days but I actually still feel quite shocked by it... You kind of never actually thought it would come to that. It's just so sad... and I feel it's such a loss musically as well. I've got so much respect for her and it's devastating really." Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh pays tribute to troubled singer Amy Winehouse, who died on Saturday (23Jul11), aged 27.


26th July 2011

Tweet: "Rip Amy. Today is the day you rest and be at peace. You will always be remembered for your talent & being an inspiration to music 4eva." British singer Alexandra Burke remembers Amy Winehouse, whose funeral takes place on Tuesday (26Jul11). The soul star was found dead at her London home on Saturday (23Jul11).


25th July 2011

Tweet: "I miss my friend! im going to be off twitter for a while thank you for all your support! #pray4amy." Grieving Kelly Osbourne is taking a Twitter break while she mourns the death of her close pal Amy Winehouse.


24th July 2011

Fact: Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood dedicated his Saturday night (23Jul11) show on Absolute Radio to late star Amy Winehouse, who was found dead at her London home hours earlier. He told listeners, "It's a very sad loss of a very good friend I spent many great times with."


21st July 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse returned to the stage on Wednesday (20Jul11) for the first time since cancelling her entire European tour last month (Jun11). The Rehab hitmaker joined her singer goddaughter Dionne Bromfield in the spotlight at the iTunes Music Festival in London - but she didn't take the mic. Instead, the troubled star clapped and stumbled around awkwardly as the teenager sang.


1st July 2011

Fact: British rapper Tinchy Stryder has teamed up with Amy Winehouse's teenage goddaughter Dionne Bromfield to record the official track for the 2012 London Olympics. The pair has recorded Spinnin' For 2012, a version of Speech Debelle's original song, Spinnin'.


22nd June 2011

Fact: Nick Jonas has teamed up with Amy Winehouse's 15-year-old goddaughter Dionne Bromfield in the studio for a new collaboration.


10th March 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse's 15-year-old goddaughter Dionne Bromfield has landed a job presenting a music segment on U.K. TV show Friday Download.


7th March 2011

Quote: "Amy Winehouse was pretty radical. She was partying Charlie Sheen-style." Charlie Sheen has a lot of admiration for hard partying British singer Amy Winehouse.


8th February 2011

Fact: Miley Cyrus' reported new love interest, her SO UNDERCOVER co-star JOSH BOWMAN, is Amy Winehouse's ex - the actor dated the troubled British singer in 2009.


3rd February 2011

Quote: "I was playing a private concert with Amy Winehouse. I don't even know who the show was for." KE$HA on her recent trip to Moscow, Russia.


24th January 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse has recorded a new duet with Cee Lo Green. Britain's Daily Star newspaper reports the pair teamed up in St. Lucia, where she owns a home, to record the track, which will appear on Winehouse's long-awaited follow-up to her Back To Black album.


10th January 2011

Fact: Amy Winehouse made her live comeback on Monday night (08Jan11) when she performed at the Summer Soul Festival in Brazil in her first public concert since 2008. The singer, who reportedly played a private gig in Russia before Christmas (10), has four more dates lined up in Brazil, concluding on 15 January (11).


17th December 2010

Quote: "The most important thing about a bouffant is that it stands up straight. I feel bad about Amy Winehouse. Her hair is sort of tilted, like the Tower of Pisa. That's the only bad thing about her. I love her voice. I'm just worried about her hair going to the side." THE RONETTES singer Ronnie Spector has some fashion advice for AMY WINEHOUSE.


15th October 2010

Quote: "If I died tomorrow, I would be a happy girl." Multiple Grammy winner Amy Winehouse has achieved all her life ambitions in 28 short years.


5th October 2010

Quote: "I'm of the age when you start thinking about it - not seriously, but you start thinking about having kids. Although I'm not going to be getting pregnant in the next nine months!" Amy Winehouse sees motherhood in her future.


9th September 2010

Quote: "She came up to me and said, 'I know we have so many mutual friends.' She was very nice but we're not friends. We just know people in common. Roughly." Mischa Barton laughs off reports she's found a new partying pal in Amy Winehouse.


2nd July 2010

Fact: Tony Bennett proved he is a big fan of Lady GaGa at his concert in London on Thursday night (01Jul10) - he dedicated his track the Good Life to the pop sensation. The concert also saw a star-studded turn-out - Amy Winehouse was in the audience with her father.


30th June 2010

Quote: "If someone had asked me to duet with Amy at Glastonbury, I would have done." Stevie Wonder admits he's disappointed he was not asked to sing with Amy Winehouse at the British music festival this weekend (26-27Jun10).


28th June 2010

Fact: Amy Winehouse turned out to watch Stevie Wonder perform at the Hard Rock Calling music festival in London's Hyde Park on Saturday night (26Jun10), standing in the VIP area at the side of the stage during the soul legend's set.


2nd May 2010

Quote: "If you thought Simon Cowell was harsh with the contestants, you haven't seen anything yet. Amy would probably get arrested for verbal assault or something. She wouldn't mind telling someone exactly what she thought of their performance." Amy Winehouse's father MITCH is convinced his daughter would never be considered as a guest judge on The X Factor.


14th April 2010

Quote: "There'll be something to hear quite soon. That's all I can say. There's something good coming." Producer Mark Ronson is promising big things from his recent studio time with Amy Winehouse.


23rd March 2010

Quote: Amy Winehouse and her goddaughter Dionne Bromfield have signed up to star in an upcoming British documentary series. The pair will appear in an as-yet-untitled show which chronicles stars mentoring a young protege.


12th March 2010

Fact: Amy Winehouse is in talks to launch a new fashion line for British fashion brand Fred Perry.


13th January 2010

Quote: "I've tried to reach Amy. I think we could do something incredible, but only when she's in a better place." MARY J. BLIGE would love to duet with troubled singer Amy Winehouse.


11th January 2010

Tweet: "Why don't my dad write a song when somethin (sic) bothers him instead of going on national TV? And you thought YOUR parents were embarrassing." Amy Winehouse reacts to her dad Mitch's new U.K. TV documentary, My Daughter Amy.


7th January 2010

Fact: Rockabilly legend WANDA JACKSON has covered Amy Winehouse's YOU KNOW I'M NO GOOD for her upcoming Jack White-produced album.


11th December 2009

Quote: "In my opinion, Amy Winehouse is probably the most talented singer/songwriter to have come out of Britain in the last few years. And I'm quite impressed with Lady GaGa, too. She's a very original songwriter with a unique overall package." Pop star George Michael names his favourite musical stars of the last few years.


25th November 2009

Fact: Amy Winehouse has splashed out on $28,000 (£18,000)-worth of Christmas decorations. The singer went on a shopping spree at luxury British retailer Selfridges and came home with singing Santas, musical lights and animated reindeers to deck out her London home.


12th November 2009

Quote: "I've heard her, of course. I bought her record and I thought it was great. It's sad her life has overshadowed the music. She has a great voice." Jazz singer Norah Jones is a fan of Amy Winehouse.


10th November 2009

Quote: "You have got to have a lack of intelligence to do that to yourself. I think it's stupid. Amy's music is beautiful but she has to start loving the music more than she loves herself and the drugs." British singer Joss Stone slams troubled star Amy Winehouse.


10th November 2009

Quote: "They're after everything. Money, fame - they're vampires." Amy Winehouse's dad MITCH likens her ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil to a bloodsucking monster.


9th November 2009

Quote: "She's barred from the cab. She throws food out of the cab and she puts her feet up on the back. I have a rule, anyone who puts their feet up on the back gets thrown out - including her." Amy Winehouse's taxi driver dad MITCH refuses to allow his singing daughter in the back of his cab.


4th November 2009

Fact: Troubled singer Amy Winehouse's dad MITCH is filming a new documentary for U.K. TV about families struggling to support a relative with a drug addiction.


6th October 2009

Fact: Amy Winehouse will appear on British celebrity TV talent show Strictly Come Dancing - singing backing vocals for her 13-year-old goddaughter Dionne Bromfield.


21st September 2009

Quote: "My nan was like my best friend. When I was thinking of what to call the label, I picked up the necklace and knew straight away that I'd call it Lioness, in honour of Cynthia." Amy Winehouse named her music imprint Lioness Records after a pendant given to her by her late grandmother.


31st July 2009

Fact: A wedding album containing pictures of Amy Winehouse's 207 nuptials with ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil has been found in a north London skip, just days after the couple's divorce was finalised earlier this month (Jul09).


30th July 2009

Quote: "She was claustrophobic, agoraphobic. Phobic of everyone and everybody. People were throwing drugs over her fence and up to her window for her." Amy Winehouse's father MITCH describes his daughter at the height of her drug addiction last year (08).


14th May 2009

Quote: "I could see that. We both have a love of slightly retro-sounding music for sure, real music." Madness frontman Suggs hopes the band will one day record a duet with troubled singer Amy Winehouse.


8th May 2009

Fact: Actress Vanessa Hudgens won her part in new movie BANDSLAM by performing a rendition of Amy Winehouse's hit single REHAB during her audition.


20th April 2009

Quote: "They tried to make me do the Oscars. I said no, no, no." New mum M.I.A. references the fact she was billed as Amy Winehouse's replacement at the Coachella festival on Saturday (18Apr09) by poking fun at the singer's REHAB hit.


7th April 2009

Fact: Rapper Eminem is back to his cheeky ways - the star pokes fun at celebrities including Jessica Simpson, Lindsay Lohan, Jessica Alba, Kim Kardashian, Amy Winehouse, Elvis Presley, Jennifer Aniston and her ex-boyfriend John Mayer on his new song WE MADE YOU. The video for the track, which sees Eminem dressing up to parody the stars, debuted online on Monday (06Apr09).


30th March 2009

Fact: Singer Amy Winehouse has created a profile for her kitten - Shirley Baxter - on social networking site Facebook.


24th March 2009

Quote: "I haven't done any smack or crack since before I went out there (St Lucia). I'm completely clean now and I feel much better for it. Of course, the booze was all-inclusive at the hotel and I'd obviously have a few drinks some evenings, but there's nothing wrong with that when a girl's on holiday." Amy Winehouse insists she has finally kicked her addictions following her recent Caribbean break.


13th March 2009

Fact: Fans of Amy Winehouse can now take a tour of her former neighbourhood. A company is offering guided tours of the singer's favourite spots in Camden, north London - including the street where she used to live and her regular drinking establishments.


6th March 2009

Quote: "Amy is a true phenomenon. When Amy was big in America, me and Duffy were blowing up in England, and I think it made the journey over a bit smoother (for us)." British soul singer Adele credits Amy Winehouse for paving the way for new U.K. acts to break the notoriously difficult American market.


2nd March 2009

Fact: Amy Winehouse returned from a two-month holiday in the Caribbean on Sunday (01Mar09) and spent her first day back in Britain watching a soccer match with her dad, Mitch. The pair attended the game at London's Wembley stadium to see her father's favourite team, Tottenham Hotspur, lose the Carling Cup final to Manchester United.


17th February 2009

Quote: "Amy isn't a wild child. She's just a regular girl and isn't one for big parties. All she wants to do is sing and make music, as well as spending time with her friends and family." Amy Winehouse's mother JANIS is convinced her daughter isn't a troublesome star.


16th February 2009

Quote: "She's just herself and that's been Amy from day one. People don't want to leave her alone. I think she's an honest artist and we don't see a lot of that right now, people writing exactly what they feel." Estelle is a fan of troubled singer Amy Winehouse.


28th January 2009

Quote: "I love her music but I don't know if I could handle that lifestyle." Paris Hilton won't be taking on troubled singer Amy Winehouse as her new British BFF.


20th January 2009

Quote: "She says she was just having fun, pretending to be a horse." Amy Winehouse's father MITCH explains paparazzi photographs of his daughter crawling across the floor of a St Lucia bar.


19th January 2009

Quote: "She had gone deeper and deeper into a black place. She needed a bright light. And that bright light turned out to be the sun." Pete Doherty is pleased that troubled musician pal Amy Winehouse is enjoying her holiday in Barbados.


17th January 2009

Quote: "I am not doing drugs and am doing lots of fitness. I've started writing songs. I feel great - apart from today. I feel like s**t after a late one last night." Amy Winehouse is trying to stay clean during her sunshine break in the Caribbean.


16th January 2009

Quote: "My wish is that 2009 will be the year Amy Winehouse gets it right." Author Stephen King on his hopes for British singer Winehouse.


7th January 2009

Fact: Troubled star Amy Winehouse was the world's second most successful selling artist of 2008, topped only by Coldplay. Her album BACK TO BLACK sold a whopping 5.1 million copies in 2008 - two years after it was initially released.


19th December 2008

Fact: Superproducer Mark Ronson has created a list of his top 100 acts of all time, including THE Beatles, Radiohead and GUNS N' ROSES. Ronson had mentions for recent collaborators THE Kaiser Chiefs and Lily Allen but left his Grammy Award-winning pal Amy Winehouse off the list.


11th December 2008

Quote: "Amy Winehouse, if she ever straightens herself out. I hope she does, because she's a great singer." Veteran singer Tom Jones would love to collaborate with the troubled British hitmaker.


4th December 2008

Fact: A Scottish university has been granted permission from officials at Amy Winehouse's Island record label to use the troubled star as a case study for a course on the potential pitfalls of the music industry.


2nd December 2008

Fact: Elton John is to hit the studio with super-producer Mark Ronson for his next album. Ronson is the man behind Lily Allen and Amy Winehouse's album successes.


25th November 2008

Quote: "I don't have this sensational story on the level of these extracurricular activities... I think I'm interesting enough... I don't feel like I need to me smoking, taking drugs, drinking, getting arrested to sell my record... I like my Grey Goose (vodka), but that's about as far as it goes. I'm not that person. I don't see the necessity in going crazy." Clean-cut R+B sensation Estelle takes a swipe at fellow British chart rival Amy Winehouse.


21st November 2008

Fact: THE Rolling Stones, David Bowie and Amy Winehouse are among the stars who have loaned concert memorabilia to a new exhibition at London's O2 Arena charting the history of British pop music.


12th November 2008

Fact: "Everyone thinks I'm a millionaire because Amy Winehouse covered our song - but most of the money I've earned has been from The Zutons." British rocker DAVID MCCABE, of The Zutons, denies he made his fortune purely from AMY WINEHOUSE's hit cover of his band's track VALERIE.


8th November 2008

Fact: British rocker Pete Doherty is dating an Amy Winehouse lookalike. The Babyshambles frontman was snapped out in London earlier this week (ends07Nov08) enjoying a kiss with a mystery brunette who bore an uncanny resemblance to Doherty's troubled pal.


7th November 2008

Fact: "Everyone thinks I'm a millionaire because Amy Winehouse covered our song - but most of the money I've earned has been from The Zutons." British rocker DAVID MCCABE, of The Zutons, denies he made his fortune purely from AMY WINEHOUSE's hit cover of his band's track VALERIE.


20th October 2008

Quote: "Everyone telling Amy Winehouse to stop doing heroin won't make the slightest difference to her - you can put her in front of the worst pictures and show her all the people who died, but it won't do anything. Drug addicts just want more drugs." Recovered drug addict Pink insists the Rehab hitmaker is going to struggle to can kick her bad habits.


16th October 2008

Quote: "I'm not embarrassed by wealth or stardom. It's what I was born to do. For some, that fame can hit you f**kin' hard. Amy Winehouse has been wiped out by that." Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher was born to be a rock star.


10th October 2008

Quote: "When I look at Amy and George, I know where they are, I know what they are. I know what it's like to be clacking, sweaty and chaotic and to have no clarity." Eighties pop star Boy George sympathises with troubled stars Amy Winehouse and George Michael over their drug problems.


8th October 2008

Quote: "I probably just rhymed with door. Or she couldn't find anything to rhyme with Connery." Former James Bond actor SIR Roger Moore is baffled he is named-checked by Amy Winehouse in her song YOU KNOW I'M NO GOOD. The soul star sings, "You tear men down like Roger Moore" on the track.


8th October 2008

Fact: The Who frontman Roger Daltrey wants to turn his band's hit album and movie QUADROPHENIA into a West End musical - and hopes British stars CARL BARAT and Amy Winehouse will star in it.


29th September 2008

Quote: "She's a lovely girl and I could mentor her. But somehow I think it would be hard. It would be like, 'Amy, put down that pipe, let's have a little chat. No Amy, put it down. Listen to uncle Russ." Russell Brand is convinced he could save troubled singer Amy Winehouse.


19th September 2008

Fact: Madonna, Amy Winehouse, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have all been immortalised in Lego form to celebrate 30 years of the building bricks.


2nd September 2008

Quote: "I'm like a skinnier Lily Allen or a fatter Amy Winehouse." Pop star Katy Perry explains her look.


27th August 2008

Fact: Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty is set to premiere his new autobiographical film at a porn theatre in Graz, Austria on Thursday (28Aug08). The tell-all documentary will reportedly explore his relationships with supermodel Kate Moss and troubled singer Amy Winehouse.


26th August 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse's father MITCH has landed another media gig - he is reportedly set to star in an as-yet-unnamed British film about an 80s pop star who is trying to resurrect his career. The London cab driver is already gearing up to front his own radio show for British station BBC London on 1 September (08).


21st August 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse is the star of a new online computer game called ESCAPE FROM REHAB. Players follow the singer as she tries to get out of rehab to rescue her imprisoned husband Blake Fielder-Civil.


6th August 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse's father MITCH has landed his own radio show. The outspoken cab driver will be one of a number of guest presenters - including singer Katie Melua - who will host programmes on British station BBC London between 18 August and 12 September (08).


4th August 2008

Quote: "She's incredible, but God knows what's going on in the girl's personal life." Hip-hop star Sean Combs fears for troubled soul singer Amy Winehouse, whose drink and drugs demons have been widely reported in the press.


24th July 2008

Quote: "We're going to take this Amy home with us and send the real one back. This one does what she's told - and she doesn't move." Amy Winehouse's father MITCH jokes about the recent unveiling of her waxwork at London's Madame Tussauds.


15th July 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse's wax work at London's Madame Tussauds Museum will be unveiled by her parents on 23 July (08).


12th July 2008

Quote: "I've been listening to loads of songs. I sob my heart out to ELVIS' SHE'S NOT YOU. I've got a song for every occasion." Amy Winehouse reveals her passion for the music of Elvis Presley.


10th July 2008

Fact: Singer Amy Winehouse will turn DJ on Thursday (10Jul08) as she launches her own club night in the Monarch venue in Camden, London. The troubled star is expected to play a selection of her favourite songs.


8th July 2008

Quote: "Amy Winehouse would be a great Doctor." Doctor Who creator RUSSELL T. DAVIES hopes the troubled singer will consider a career in television.


30th June 2008

Fact: Troubled star Amy Winehouse is the latest celebrity to be transformed into a waxwork at Madame Tussaud's in London. The new model will be unveiled this summer (08).


30th June 2008

Quote: "My producer offered her a mini bag of Haribo (candy) and she took two and stuffed them down her bra. I'm not sure if she went out like that but her bust certainly looked voluptuous." Amy Winehouse has an odd way of storing sweets, according to British TV presenter Ferne Cotton.


27th June 2008

Quote: "When I listen to Amy Winehouse, I believe that her heart and soul is in the music, or if I listen to other British artists like Duffy or Estelle. The aesthetic of it is different, and it's my point of view. It's not anything formulaic." Superstar JAY-Z is a big fan of U.K. soul acts.


25th June 2008

Quote: "It's a complement. I think she's great. But she's the size of my thigh and I don't do drugs. I'm scared of them." Curvaceous soul singer Adele dismisses comparisons with fellow Brit Amy Winehouse.


16th June 2008

Fact: Soul star SHARON JONES, who fronts Amy Winehouse's one-time backing band THE DAP KINGS, is a former corrections officer.


11th June 2008

Quote: "I like festivals because if I f**k up no-one can get a refund". Amy Winehouse prefers to let her fans down at festivals, rather than at her own concerts.


6th June 2008

Quote: "She reminds me of a young Etta James. I can hear all the influences in her voice. I think she's talented." Stevie Wonder is a huge Amy Winehouse fan.


3rd June 2008

Quote: "I think she's brilliant - she's proper class vocally. The lyrical depth is really mature, as well, and it's only from her second album." Rocker Paul Weller is a big fan of Amy Winehouse's award winning song LOVE IS A LOSING GAME.


28th May 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse's hit single LOVE IS A LOSING GAME has been used as part of an exam question at England's prestigious Cambridge University.


22nd May 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse has been announced as the latest artist set to perform at English music festival Glastonbury. The star will sing at the event on 28 June (08) directly before controversial headliner SHAWN JAY ZCARTER's set.


9th May 2008

Fact: British soul singer Amy Winehouse left home on Thursday (08May08) night wearing a spotty head scarf with her jailed husband Blake Fielder-Civil's name emblazoned on it.


7th May 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse's BACK TO BLACK album has toppled Coldplay's X+Y as the all-time top-selling album on internet shopping site Amazon.com.


30th April 2008

Quote: "Thank you everyone for supporting me, a British girl who is not on drugs or crazy." Pop star Estelle makes a subtle dig at fellow singer Amy Winehouse.


12th April 2008

Quote: "If she's not ready, then Kabbalah can't do too much. She's talented." Madonna claims not even the Jewish mystical teachings of Kabbalah can help troubled singer Amy Winehouse.


4th March 2008

Fact: British singer Amy Winehouse is to perform at this summer's (08) V Festival in Britain - alongside the Kaiser Chiefs, Kings Of Leon and previously announced headliners Muse. The Verve are the other headline act at the two-day event to take place on 16 and 17 August at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, England, and Weston Park in Staffordshire, England.


3rd March 2008

Quote: "I'm available for bookings. If anyone wants me for a wedding or a Bar Mitzvah... Well, maybe not a wedding. My music's a little too heartbreak. For a wedding, you need something meeker." Amy Winehouse appeals for work while performing at a new Fendi store in Paris, France last week (ends02Mar08).


1st March 2008

Quote: "Amy Winehouse is an amazing talent. What a voice. Given the chance I'd take her on, but I don't think she'd work with me." Music mogul Simon Cowell offers his services to the Grammy-winning REHAB star.


29th February 2008

Fact: Troubled singer Amy Winehouse has been paid $1 million (GBP500,000) to appear at a Louis Vuitton catwalk show. The Rehab star is being flown by private jet to Paris, France on Friday (29Feb08) for the show at Paris Fashion Week, reports British tabloid The Sun.


27th February 2008

Quote: "At least I showed up to work on our video, unlike Amy Winehouse, who couldn't even be bothered to do that." Lily Allen blasts AMY WINEHOUSE after they both released collaborations with producer MARK RONSON.


23rd February 2008

Quote: "I'm not saying it's right, but the music business has always been about sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll." Janet Jackson was surprised Natalie Cole criticised Grammy voters for setting a bad example to young stars by handing troubled Amy Winehouse five awards.


20th February 2008

Quote: "I thought he's not the ideal person to have around when someone has a drug issue. But he was charming." Amy Winehouse's dad MITCH feared the influence troubled rocker Pete Doherty would have on his daughter as she attempts to kick her drug habit.


20th February 2008

Quote: "I was speaking with Kelly Osbourne the other day. And we were saying how she hasn't changed at all." Amy Winehouse's back-up singer ZALON THOMPSON reveals the troubled star is still down to earth after winning five Grammy Awards.


19th February 2008

Quote: "Oh, I know Amy Winehouse. It is sad because that road that she is on is very, very sad. It took me a long time to get rid of my demons. Everyone takes this thing of rehab as a miracle cure, but it's hard." Rocker Ozzy Osbourne sympathises with the Back To Black singer's struggle to kick her drug habit.


13th January 2008

Quote: "No one steals nothing from MISS SHARON JONES! I'll take the backseat to no one. Amy Winehouse is 25; I'm old enough to be her mother... Am I angry at her? Hell no, I'm happy she's made it." R+B star SHARON JONES has mixed feelings about AMY WINEHOUSE using her group THE DAP-KINGS as her backing band on her recent album BACK TO BLACK.


4th January 2008

Fact: Amy Winehouse's jailed husband Blake Fielder-Civil has been voted the person least deserving of celebrity status by British men's magazine Arena. He came top of a poll of "anti-icons", being dubbed the "worst husband ever".


7th December 2007

Quote: "Could somebody wake her up this afternoon, around six, and tell her." Comedian George Lopez on announcing Amy Winehouse's Best Song Grammy nomination on Thursday morning (06Dec07).


4th December 2007

Fact: Amy Winehouse received an unexpected visitor in the early hours of Tuesday (04Dec07) morning. Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty arrived at the singer's Bow, East London, home at 4am carrying his guitar.


3rd December 2007

Fact: A painting of soul star Amy Winehouse kissing her husband Blake Fielder-Civil is being touted as a new icon of pop culture. Prints of artist Gerald Laing's The Kiss are being sold for $2,350 (GBP1,175).


30th November 2007

Quote: "What's happened to those fabulous tits?" Duran Duran frontman Simon Le Bon on the loss of Amy Winehouse's best assets.


18th November 2007

Fact: Singer Amy Winehouse put her recent disastrous gig in Birmingham, England, behind her on Friday (16Nov07), when she delivered a strong performance for fans in Glasgow, Scotland. The Rehab star had been booed off-stage at the Birmingham concert on Wednesday (14Nov07), but appeared to be back on track after wowing her Scottish audience on the second night of her U.K. tour.


9th November 2007

Quote: "He did such a long guitar solo, I felt I was in a GUNS N' ROSES video. The only thing missing was Slash smoking in the rain." Singer Amy Winehouse jokes about what it was like to record a duet with Prince for her smash BACK TO BLACK album.


1st November 2007

Fact: British singers Amy Winehouse and Pete Doherty will perform a duet at the MTV European Music Awards in Berlin, Germany, on Thursday (01Nov07) as part of an exciting show finale.


24th October 2007

Fact: Singer Amy Winehouse is the subject of a new pop art painting called THE KISS by veteran artist GERALD LAING. The artwork features an image of the REHAB singer kissing her husband BLAKE FIELDER-CIVIL.


22nd October 2007

Fact: Singer Amy Winehouse is releasing a Double Trouble Combo edition of her new live DVD I TOLD YOU I WAS TROUBLE, which comes complete with a pint glass and an ashtray, both engraved with her name.


20th September 2007

Fact: Soul singer Amy Winehouse didn't hold back on her backstage requests at Wednesday's (19Sep07) Music Of Black Origin Awards. The star - who recently underwent a brief spell in rehab - ordered two bottles of red wine, two cases of Heineken beer, one large bottle of vodka, two bottles of Veuve Clicquot champagne and two bottles of Jack Daniel's whisky.


6th September 2007

Quote: "We did her days before her (alleged) overdose. It was sad. When you watch it, you'll see she was pretty much out of it." Gossip blogger Perez Hilton reveals how his interview with Amy Winehouse - for new VH1 TV show WHAT PEREZ SAYS - turned out.


5th September 2007

Fact: Amy Winehouse snubbed the top class food on offer at the Mercury Music Prize awards in London on Tuesday night (04Sep07) in favour of a takeaway burger and chips.


4th September 2007

Quote: "We are not going to end up like them (Sid Vicious and NANCY SPUNGEN). We're in love and have everything to live for." Troubled soul star Amy Winehouse is adamant she and husband Blake Fielder-Civil will not meet the same tragic end as the SEX PISTOL's frontman and his girlfriend, who were both heroin addicts. Vicious died aged 21 in 1979.


21st August 2007

Fact: Nelly Furtado, Gym Class Heroes, Amy Winehouse and Rihanna have been lined up to perform at this year's (Sep07) MTV Video Music Awards in Las Vegas.


19th August 2007

Quote: "It was a kettle because she didn't have one. The last time we visited she had to make a cup of tea by boiling water in a saucepan." Amy Winehouse's mum JANIS reveals her wedding present to her daughter.


19th August 2007

Fact: Kanye West covered Amy Winehouse's hit REHAB at England's V Festival on Saturday (18Aug07), wishing the troubled star a speedy recovery from her hospitalisation earlier this month (Aug07).


17th August 2007

Fact: Happy Mondays have stepped into replace Amy Winehouse at this weekend's (17-19Aug07) V Festival shows in Chelmsford and Stafford, England. Rehab singer Winehouse pulled out of her slated performances late on Thursday (16Aug07), citing exhaustion.


13th August 2007

Fact: Amy Winehouse posed for Canadian rocker Bryan Adams' camera for a new Interview magazine photo shoot.


8th August 2007

Quote: "It's surprising how well you can get your stuff done whilst you're out-of-your-nut drunk." Amy Winehouse enjoys a drink.


1st August 2007

Quote: "I'd like to lick the inside of her hair, you'd probably find KFC stuck in it." David Gest is entranced by Amy Winehouse's beehive hairdo.


31st July 2007

Quote: "No, I've not got drunk with her yet. Actually, maybe I shouldn't." Amy Winehouse's boozy reputation intimidates Paul Weller.


30th June 2007

Quote: "Right now I'm listening to... I call it Amy Winehole but I know that's wrong. I know it's not her name but I like the name Winehole." Pamela Anderson has her own special nickname for soul star Amy Winehouse.


28th June 2007

Fact: Amy Winehouse's new TEARS DRY ON THEIR OWN video, which features the British singer strolling down Hollywood Boulevard, was directed by photographer/filmmaker David LaChapelle.


26th June 2007

Quote: "I write songs because I'm f**ked in the head and need to get something good out of something bad." Amy Winehouse describes her songwriting skills.


23rd June 2007

Fact: Singer Amy Winehouse kicked off a rain-soaked Glastonbury Festival in England on Friday (22Jun07). The Rehab singer was the first act to perform on the main Pyramid Stage.


19th June 2007

Quote: "It's a shame Amy is missing - she's the only woman here I wanted to shag." Former The Specials frontman TERRY HALL was disappointed by Amy Winehouse's late-show at music magazine MOJO's award ceremony last night (18Jun07).


19th June 2007

Fact: Soul star Amy Winehouse has requested two bottles of red wine, a bottle each of vodka, champagne and brandy, 40 Marlboro Light cigarettes and three "good quality pizzas" in her backstage rider ahead of this week's (22-24Jun07) Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England.


18th June 2007

Fact: Primal Scream, Nine Inch Nails, TOOL, Lily Allen, Amy Winehouse and The Jesus And Mary Chain are headlining the ecologically-friendly Norwegian festival Oya in August (07).


1st June 2007

Quote: "I want to party with her... I'm gonna smack her ass." Marilyn Manson is turned on by "drunk, tattooed" Amy Winehouse.


1st June 2007

Quote: "I heard that she wakes up every day four hours before her husband to put on her face (make-up)... I think that's cool." Newlywed Amy Winehouse is inspired by her heroine Dolly Parton's devotion to her husband.


28th May 2007

Quote: "Thank you all very much. I didn't even have time to get drunk - I've only been here about 15 minutes." Rehab singer Amy Winehouse was unable to make the most of a free bar at last week's (ends25May07) Ivor Novello Awards in London.


25th May 2007

Quote: "Back To Black was about my husband. The next one's going to be much happier. I'm going to write about Care Bears." Newlywed singer Amy Winehouse is optimistic her third album will be more positive.


21st May 2007

Quote: "I've never met anyone who's got bigger hair than me and if I do, I'll be so gutted." Newlywed Amy Winehouse on her famous beehive.


14th May 2007

Quote: "Can you imagine me in Bond with (Daniel) Craig? There's no way I'd want to be good like a Bond babe, I'd have to be bad." British soul singer Amy Winehouse admits she'd much rather play a bad girl in any upcoming 007 films.


10th May 2007

Quote: "I'm not an actress, am I? I'm just not an actress, you know what I mean? It can't be true." Singer Amy Winehouse refuses to believe reports filmmakers want her to appear in the next James Bond film.


28th April 2007

Quote: "I just met DANNY DE VITO and we're about the same size." Pint-sized singer Amy Winehouse on meeting vertically-challenged actor De Vito backstage at the Coachella Festival in California, where she performed on Friday evening (27Apr07).


25th April 2007

Quote: "She's got a voice like a Nina Simone or a Mary J. Blige or a Dusty Springfield, and she's steeped in history - this girl has old bones in her." Elton John is a big fan of fellow Brit Amy Winehouse.


25th April 2007

Quote: "She's got a voice like a Nina Simone or a Mary J. Blige or a Dusty Springfield, and she's steeped in history - this girl has old bones in her." Elton John is a big fan of fellow Brit Amy Winehouse.


1st March 2007

Fact: British singer Amy Winehouse is recording an album of songs by British ska supergroup The Specials.


17th February 2007

Quote: "Sean Lennon used to be my best friend. He lived just down the road from me. We'd go and visit Michael Jackson together all the time." Producer Mark Ronson, who has worked with Kanye West, Robbie Williams and Amy Winehouse, had an interesting childhood.


15th February 2007

Fact: British singer Amy Winehouse vowed to give away the contents of her GBP15,000 ($29,195) goodie bag from last night's (14FEB07) Brit Awards in London - all except the black eyeliner.


24th January 2007

Quote: "Jade's a scapegoat. The other two are worse. Jade is someone who will walk down the street and people will either boo or give her a hug. But the other two, they will be pelted. If I was in the house, I'd kick their heads in." Singer Amy Winehouse offers her opinion on the racism row surrounding British reality TV show Celebrity Big Brother - and believes former S Club 7 singer JO O'MEARA and model DANIELLE LLOYD are more to blame than Jade Goody for abusing Bollywood star Shilpa Shetty.


9th January 2007

Quote: "My justification is that most people my age spend a lot of time thinking about what they're going to do for the next five or ten years. The time they spend thinking about their life, I just spend drinking." Thirsty singer Amy Winehouse uses her successful career as an excuse to hit the booze.


14th November 2006

Quote: "I'm not a lesbian. Not before a few sambuccas anyway." British singer Amy Winehouse explains her sexuality.


20th October 2006

Quote: "I did Sharon Osbourne's show the other day, and I had a push-up bra on. She kept grabbing my tits! Sharon is a sex pest - the first time I met her she kept pinching my bum!" English jazz star Amy Winehouse on the feisty wife of rocker OZZY OSBOURNE.


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