Amy Winehouse's status as a cultural icon looks set to be canonised as plans to install a life-sized statue of the "Back to Black" singer in her native Camden are approved by the local council in the same week the Jewish Museum announces an exhibition dedicated to her.
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Thursday 25 April 2013
A documentary about the life of Amy Winehouse is being developed by the director of Senna, it has been confirmed.
Sunday 07 April 2013
For trivia fans, I was in the last programme ever to be filmed in BBC Television Centre. This is a fact, despite reading about 10 different Tweets from other performers claiming the same thing. As far as I can make out, their claims were only factually correct in that it might have been the last thing to be filmed in the studio they were in, but mine was the very last. I literally turned the lights off as I left. This should be very exciting, but as it was a non-broadcast puppet pilot for CBBC, it's not quite as glamorous as it could have been.
Thursday 07 March 2013
Russell Brand said he had put together the "perfect bill" for his anti-addiction concert with acts including Noel Gallagher, Rizzle Kicks, and Nicole Scherzinger.
Wednesday 06 March 2013
Comedian and former drug addict Russell Brand has admitted that he is still tempted to take heroin.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
There’s much talk of The New Boring, the supposed prevalence of a staid, pleasant, young fogeyish tendency in new music - the success of your Michael Kiwanukas, Adeles and Ben Howards being its most obvious symptom.
Sunday 03 February 2013
Amy Winehouse will be one of the first names to be immortalised in a monument inspired by Hollywood
Friday 11 January 2013
The acclaimed indie-rock band Alt-J will compete against boyband sensations One Direction at the Brit Awards after leading the field with a trio of nominations for the UK music industry's showpiece event.
Monday 26 November 2012
Amy Winehouse's father has stopped the performance in Denmark of a play about the late singer, refusing permission for the use of her music and photos.
Wednesday 21 November 2012
A host of music stars paid tribute to Amy Winehouse as they gathered in her memory to raise money for disadvantaged young people.
Thursday 01 November 2012
Amy Winehouse's wedding dress, which was to be auctioned for charity, has been stolen from her home.
Tuesday 16 October 2012
Amy Winehouse's father has given his backing to a campaign aimed at raising awareness of the potentially lethal effects of club drugs and legal highs.
Tuesday 14 August 2012
A former cowshed beside Edinburgh Airport is transformed into a multi-level concrete bunker. Downstairs, the faithful obey the call to prayer. Upstairs, General Duncan watches an incident unfold on multiple TV screen. Captain Macbeth is refusing to obey the order to abort a mission. He leads his men into the mosque below where they shoot, stab and decapitate every worshipper in sight.
Saturday 11 August 2012
Saturday 11 August 2012
Gu 'suffered a mental breakdown'
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