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London, Nov 22 - Amy Winehouse father Mitch has admitted that he will never allow a Hollywood biopic to be made out of his daughter's tragic life.
According to Digital Spy, at the annual Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in London's Dorchester Hotel, he said that finding the appropriate tribute to the soul sensation was extremely difficult, the Mirror reported.
London, May 22 - A foundation set up by late singer Amy Winehouse's father Mitch reportedly raised nearly 1.9 million pounds (over $2,000,000) in a year.
The foundation helps homeless people, drug addicts and promotes young musicians.
"We are honoured we can help so many young people in Amy's name. Good everyone was involved," thesun. co. uk quoted Mitch as saying.
London, April 27 : Late singer Amy Winehouse will reportedly have a road named after her.
Her father Mitch has also been working on a statue to be put up in Camden, and her family has also confirmed there will be a docu-film about her short life. Now, the late singer could also be immortalised with a road named after her, reports thesun. co. uk.
Washington, Dec. 18 : The inquiry into the death of Amy Winehouse is to be reopened, as it was overseen by a coroner who lacked the proper qualifications, according to officials.
In a probe in October 2011, Assistant deputy coroner Suzanne Greenaway ruled that the singer died due to accidental alcohol poisoning.
London, Dec 14 : Amy Winehouse's former boyfriend Reg Traviss walked out free after being cleared of rape - then angrily said that the case should never have gone to court.
Traviss, 35, had always denied the female friend's allegation that he twice attacked her, as she slept after a night out together.
A jury rejected her story after the defence demolished it.
London, Dec. 11 : Amy Winehouse's boyfriend Reg Traviss allegedly raped a woman friend twice while she was asleep, a court has heard.
The 35-year-old film director attacked the woman after she got so drunk that she could not stand, Sky News reported.
The film director, who was Winehouse's boyfriend when she died at her home in Camden, north London, in July last year, is facing two counts of rape at Southwark Crown Court.
London, Dec 4 : The London home where Amy Winehouse died has been sold at an auction for nearly 1 million pounds less than the original asking price.
The late singer's period property was originally put on the market for 2.8 million pounds but Amy's father Mitch decided to reduce the asking price and sell it at auction after being inundated with viewing requests by fans, the Daily Mail reported.
London, Nov 17 : Amy Winehouse’ house in Camden which had been put up for sale by her family for 2.7 million pounds, will now be auctioned off on December 3 with a starting price of 1.8 million pounds.
The singer’s north London home will go under the hammer after it failed to sell, auctioneer McHugh and Co said.
London, Nov 1 : Late singer Amy Winehouse's wedding dress and cocktail frocks have been stolen from the London house where she died.
The singer wore the dresses when she wed Blake Fielder-Civil in Miami in 2006. The dresses are together said to be worth 130,000 pounds and were kept in her house in Camden, North London, which was turned into a shrine by her fans, reports dailymail. co. uk.
London, Nov. 1 : Amy Winehouse's wedding dress and a cocktail frock she wore on TV that have a combined worth of 130,000 pounds, have been stolen from the house where she died.
The dresses were swiped from the home in Camden, North London that her fans have turned into a shrine.
"It's a blow," the Sun quoted Winehouse's dad Mitch as saying.
The dresses were to go under hammer to raise cash for the Amy Winehouse Foundation.
London, Sept 21 : New music from tragic singer Amy Winehouse is set to be released in a posthumous box set of live material and rarities, it has been revealed.
The new compilation titled ‘Amy Winehouse at the BBC,’ is set for release in November, the Sun reported.
London, Sep 17 - Late singer Amy Winehouse was given a final goodbye by family and friends Sunday when her ashes were buried at a ceremony in north London.
They were buried underneath a new pink and black headstone, reports thesun. co. uk.
The black stone has pink writing and a picture of a songbird, and also pays respects to her grandmother Cynthia Levy.
About 70 people attended the Jewish ceremony.
Washington, Sept 13 : Amy Winehouse's former boyfriend Reg Traviss has denied allegations he sexually assaulted a woman on New Year's Eve.
The 35-year-old British filmmaker, who was in relationship with the singer at the time of her death, appeared at Southwark Crown Court in London and pleaded not guilty to two counts of rape on December 31 last year, Contactmusic reported.
London, August 9 : Amy Winehouse's former husband Blake Fielder-Civil is on life support after he collapsed following an alleged drink and drug binge.
He was found choking in bed by his partner Sarah Aspin last Friday, before he was rushed to hospital with multiple organ failure.
The recovering drug addict had gone out drinking with a pal the previous day.
London, July 23 : The magic of Amy Winehouse's voice refuses to die away even after one year of her death.
The singer is still proving to be one of the most popular British recording artists of modern time, with fans buying more than 1.7 million copies of her recordings, posthumously.
She was found dead from alcohol poisoning in her north London home on July 23 last year at the age of 27.
Los Angeles, July 23 - The track sales of late singer Amy Winehouse, who died on this date a year ago, have gone up to 1.7 million in her native Britain.
Los Angeles, July 20 - Singer Adele has turned down an offer to perform in an Amy Winehouse tribute show as she still had not come to terms with Winehouse' death.
Singer George Michael said Adele has turned down his offer.
Adele was still shocked with the death of Winehouse, who died because of alcohol poisoning in 2011, contactmusic. com quoted the 49-year-old singer as saying.
London, July 9 - Mitch Winehouse, father of late singer Amy, says he tried his best to keep her away from drug and alcohol.
Mitch recently published a tell-all book about the Grammy-winning star, who died in July 2011. She was 27.
In the book, and subsequent interviews, he states, he and Amy's family could not have done any more to help the troubled star beat her drink and drug demons.
London, July 6 : Amy Winehouse’s two posthumous albums of cover versions are set to be released.
The 27-year-old singer who died in July last year hit the top of the charts in December with ‘Lioness: Hidden Treasures’, a collection of previously-unheard tracks.
Now, her father Mitch has revealed to her fans that they could get the chance to hear even more of her material in the future.
Melbourne, June 29 : Amy Winehouse's former boyfriend Reginald Traviss has been charged with two counts of rape.
Traviss, a film director who was in a relationship with Winehouse when she died, was arrested in April by London's Metropolitan Police.
London, June 27 : Amy Winehouse’s father Mitch, has revealed that he still sends text messages to his daughter’s phone asking her to come home.
The 60-year-old dad of the tragic singer, said that he felt guilty that he could now sleep at night because he no longer had to worry about the songstress.
London, June 18 - Mitch Winehouse will share his late daughter Amy Winehouse's handwritten notes with her fans by publishing them in his upcoming book.
Mitch will release "Amy, My Daughter" later this month, and he's including a number of personal letters that Amy sent to him while she was away from her native Britain, reports dailystar. co. uk.
New York, June 18 : Amy Winehouse used to pen down letters to her father Mitch in the age of emails and a leading newspaper got a glimpse of one of the intimate missives in his upcoming book, `Amy, My Daughter'.
London, June 8 - There are plans to put up a life-size bronze statue of late singer Amy Winehouse at the Roundhouse concert hall, near her home in Camden, where she died last year.
"We think it's important that Amy's contribution to music is recognised in Camden, but the idea is in its early stages of development at the moment," contactmusic. com quoted a spokesman for the venue as saying.
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