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Amy Winehouse Gets Her Own Statue in London

A life-size bronze statue of Amy Winehouse was unveiled in London yesterday (Sept. 14), on what would have been the late singer’s 31st birthday.

09/15/2014

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New Music To Know: John Newman Takes on Soul Music

All the best soul songs are about love: from falling into it to losing it and everything in between. And it’s that Motown sound in particular that John Newman takes inspiration from on his debut album, ‘Tribute.’

01/24/2014

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Jay-Z’s ‘The Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack: What Would F. Scott Fitzgerald Think?

Music is a big part of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, with the 1922 novel showcasing the jazz-filled flapper parties Jay Gatsby throws at his house in the West Egg. The author coined the term […]

05/10/2013

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Amy Winehouse Exhibit To Offer Insight Into ‘Typical Jewish Family’

In celebration of Amy Winehouse’s 30th birthday, an exhibit dedicated to her life and career is coming to London’s Jewish museum in July.

05/10/2013

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Beyoncé’s ‘Back To Black’ Cover Draws Criticism From Winehouse Family

Beyoncé and André 3000 go “Back to Black” on their Amy Winehouse cover for the upcoming Great Gatsby soundtrack, but Amy’s father, Mitch Winehouse, wants them to go back to the drawing board. The cover is an almost […]

04/29/2013

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New Amy Winehouse Documentary To Feature Unseen Footage

Amy Winehouse’s life is coming to the big screen in a new documentary. Universal Music, the owner of Island Records, the label that released Winehouse’s 2006 album Back To Black, and director Asif Kapadia are teaming up […]

04/26/2013

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The New Wave Of British Soul and R&B

Amy Winehouse and Adele garnered international attention for British soul and R&B music. But where did the inspiration of these women, far too young to have experienced Motown or the birth of soul and R&B, […]

04/23/2013

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Beyonce & Andre 3000 Cover Amy Winehouse For ‘Great Gatsby’ Soundtrack

Their first collaboration was a funky “Party” off 4, but Beyoncé and André 3000 are teaming up now for a cover. Bey and the OutKast rapper will cover Amy Winehouse’s “Back to Black” for Baz Luhrmann’s forthcoming film adaptation of The Great Gatsby, out May 10, […]

04/02/2013

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New Music To Know: Daley

Some artists are discovered in back room deals by industry insiders who package them and turn them into a commodity that the iTunes buying public can stomach. And some artists, like Manchester’s blue-eyed soulful son […]

04/01/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind […]

02/05/2013

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