Amy Winehouse to Be Honored by ‘VH1 Divas’

Beehived “Rehab” chanteuse Amy Winehouse, who died in July, will be honored with a special tribute on the upcoming “VH1 Divas Celebrate Soul.” During the episode — which airs Dec. 19 at 9 p.m. — Florence Welch (of Florence + the Machine) and rockabilly legend Wanda Jackson will duet on Winehouse’s “Back to Black,” the […]

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Winehouse’s Dad Says He Thinks Seizure Killed Her

NEW YORK — Amy Winehouse’s father says he thinks she died after suffering a seizure related to alcohol detoxification and “there was nobody there to rescue her.” The soul diva was found dead in her London home July 23. She had fought drug and alcohol problems for years. Toxicology reports say there was alcohol in […]

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Winehouse Family Gives Interview to Anderson Cooper

By Jill Serjeant LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The family of Amy Winehouse will give their first major television interview since the British singer’s death in June to American journalist Anderson Cooper for the September 12 launch of his new TV program. Cooper, who launches his own syndicated daytime talk show next week, said in a […]

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MTV Video Awards Honor Britney Spears, Katy Perry

By: Bob Tourtellotte LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Pop star Lady Gaga opened the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday dressed in drag and singing her “You and I” while Britney Spears and Katy Perry took awards, but it may be Beyonce who stole the show. The R&B singer whose hits include “Single Ladies (Put a […]

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Tony Bennett to Pay Tribute to Amy Winehouse at VMAs

In his first MTV VMA appearance since 1993, Tony Bennett will return to pay tribute to Amy Winehouse on Sunday’s awards show. Bennett, who worked with Winhouse on the track “Body and Soul” for his upcoming album, Duets II, will introduce a video of their recording session from this past March. Additional yet-to-be-announced musical salutes […]

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Adele, Chris Brown, Lil Wayne To Perform At VMAs

By NEKESA MUMBI MOODY, AP Music Writer NEW YORK — Chris Brown and Lil Wayne are returning to the MTV Video Music Awards stage, while Adele will make her first appearance. The trio are the first performers announced for the Aug. 28 ceremony in Los Angeles, at the Nokia Theatre. The announcement was made Thursday. […]

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