Friday, October 26, 2012 4:41PM - By Laura Aguirre
Amy Winehouse‘s cautionary tale is coming to the stage. A play, based on the singer’s life and music, is in the works and expected to open next year. Courtney Love is also heading to the stage. According to some guy she works with, she’s been thinking about putting together a Nirvana musical based on her life with Kurt Cobain. And Morrissey postponed the remaining dates of his North American tour. All that and more below.
Thursday, May 31, 2012 4:01PM - By Travis Woods
Another in a long string of reminders that a gifted artist is now gone, Amy Winehouse’s family has put the Northwest London home where the deceased soul-pop singer died up for sale. The house is currently going for $4.2 million.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 11:03AM - By Travis Woods
Oh, good. As if the cashing in on Amy Winehouse’s death wasn’t complete with the release of Lioness: Hidden Treasures, and scraped-together album of leftovers and demos, the life of the troubled pop-star might be stretched across two hours to form that dreaded cinematic slice of cheese: the music biopic.
Monday, December 12, 2011 10:26AM - By Travis Woods
Proving that she’s an even more powerful force in the recording industry in death than in life (call the Michael Jackson Effect), last week Amy Winehouse “achieved the biggest weekly sale of her U.K. chart career” with the release of her newest disc, the odds and sods collection, Lioness: Hidden Treasures.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 11:59AM - By Candace Butler
Hopefully you’ve been eagerly awaiting the release of these albums as much as we have, as it’s a promising week for new releases. The new full-lengths from The Black Keys, Chevelle, and even Dia Frampton have been pretty intriguing, so regardless of the “bad” or “good” review, check out what we’ve collected in new releases this week: Continue Reading
Wednesday, November 30, 2011 5:13PM - By Candace Butler
Remember the dress (pictured above) the late Amy Winehouse wore on the cover of Back to Black five years ago? Well, it has now sold at Kerry Taylor Auctions House in London for £43,200 yesterday. How much is that exactly in American dollars? $67,120, that’s what. No mention was made of the Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn merchandise sold alongside it except to say that it, well, sold alongside it. And who paid such a hefty amount for a dress made in 2006? Why the Foundation Museo de la Moda in Chile, of course.
Monday, October 31, 2011 11:09AM - By Travis Woods
Well, this didn’t take long. Amy Winehouse hasn’t even been dead for a year, and already her record label is looking to unload a posthumous album of songs she didn’t feel were worth releasing when she was alive—just in time for Christmas, gang!
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 12:40PM - By Candace Butler
The conclusion of British coroner Suzanne Greenway regarding Amy Winehouse‘s death was released today by The Guardian. According to her investigation, Winehouse had drank too much alcohol, and she ruled her cause of death as “death by misadventure.” Why misadventure, you ask? Why, that’s just their way of saying ‘overconsumption’ across the pond (we suppose). Whatever the best translation, apparently Winehouse had consumed five times the legal driving limit at the time of her death.
Monday, October 24, 2011 9:28AM - By Travis Woods
It was an interesting weekend for music news, with information leaking about the fact that the super-wealthy Madonna has a homeless brother, Amy Winehouse’s official death report has been lost in the mail, Loretta Lynn has become seriously ill, Justin Bieber and Maroon 5 will be joining the American Music Awards (God help us all), and more…
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