Amy Winehouse

Remembering Kurt Cobain 20 Years On (PICTURES, VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 04.04.2014 | UK Entertainment

Saturday marks the 20th anniversary since the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Yes, that’s 20 long years since the shockingly tragic demis...

Best. £10 Note Defacement. Ever.

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.03.2014 | UK Comedy

A tip of the hat to tweeter @theGladstonian, who spotted this on Facebook and understandably had to share it with the rest of the world: Oh. My. Da...

Amy's Husband 'Was Her Drugs Mule'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's husband used to swallow drugs to smuggle to her, according to his mother. Georgette Civil has revealed that she discovered her son...

Kavana Reveals Amy Winehouse's Secret Support

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.03.2014 | UK Entertainment

‘The Big Reunion’ singer Kavana has revealed that Amy Winehouse encouraged him to address his own battles with drugs. Despite her own issues, A...

Why Parents Are Not Always to Blame

Pat Spungin | Posted 22.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Pat Spungin

There is no one right way to parent a child beyond the basics of love and boundaries. Children are born with different temperaments and ways of responding to the world and what works for one child is wrong for another. Most children are resilient and will bounce back but there are a few who are particularly vulnerable to addictions, psychological disorders and extreme behaviour.

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Had he lived, Thursday would have been Kurt Cobain’s 47th birthday. It’s hard to imagine the Nirvana frontman as a middle-aged man, but there...

Amy Winehouse's Earnings 'Quadruple' Since Her Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.02.2014 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's earnings have reportedly quadrupled since her untimely death in 2011. The Sun claims the 'Back To Black' singer has earned more in ...

Beyoncé's New Album Is Supposedly the Climax of a Revolutionary Year for Women in Music -But Applauding Any Song With a Feminist Sentiment Is Dangerous

Felicity Capon | Posted 02.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Felicity Capon

We forget that music, when written by the individual behind the performance, is simply a way of expressing an emotion. That emotion can certainly be feisty independence, but it doesn't mean it has to be, and songs and artists shouldn't be left off the list because they don't fit this dubious criteria.

'I Will Not Join The 27 Club Like Amy Winehouse'

Posted 15.11.2013 | UK Entertainment

Lady Gaga has promised fans she'll kick her drug habit so that she does not end up in the tragic '27 club'. The 27-year-old star - who revealed de...

Book Review: Amy 27, By Howard Sounes

Robert Bradley | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robert Bradley

As much as one may have hoped, Sounes dissects the conspiracy theories and puts to bed the lunacy that surrounds these idols deaths.

What Amy Winehouse's Birthday Means to Me

Beth Burgess | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Beth Burgess

On 14 September, Amy Winehouse would have turned 30 if her life had not come to such a tragic end, a fact that is especially poignant to me, as I sit here aged 33, sober, in recovery from addiction and very much alive.

The Day I Told Amy Winehouse She Was a Risk I Wasn't Willing to Take

Grant Feller | Posted 07.09.2013 | UK Entertainment
Grant Feller

I'm reminded of that incident as I sit in my office listening to my daughter playing Amy Winehouse's albums over and over again, and I daren't admit to her that I dismissively chucked Amy's homemade, personally annotated CD in the bin that afternoon because I didn't have the energy or nerve to take a risk.

PICTURES: Amy Winehouse Exhibition Opens

PA | Posted 02.07.2013 | UK Entertainment

An exhibition about the life of Amy Winehouse has opened streets away from where she died aged 27. The Jewish Museum in London's Camden Town has wo...

Amy's Brother Blames Bulimia For Singer's Death

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's brother has claimed an eating disorder killed his sister rather than drug and alcohol abuse. After the 'Back To Black' singer died ...

Why Drug and Alcohol Education Is So Important

Jonathan Simpson | Posted 03.08.2013 | UK Politics
Jonathan Simpson

It is a great testimony to the resilience of Amy's family that soon after her death they decided to work on retaining her legacy by setting up a new charity in her name, with the aim of preventing the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on young people.

Jason Rebello: The Jazz Sage

Jason Holmes | Posted 16.07.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

In the late 1980s British jazz boom, classically-trained pianist Rebello made his mark, finding himself in the company of players such as Steve Williamson and Courtney Pine. They and their cohorts redrew the benchmarks of jazz excellence with a virtuosity that silenced lesser players daring to call themselves jazz musicians.

Amy's World On Show

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Dean | Posted 15.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's life will be celebrated in a family exhibition opening this summer at London's Jewish Museum. The 'Back To Black' singer's brother ...

Damon Minchella: A Bass Player With His Finger On the Pulse

Jason Holmes | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Minchella learned the business the hard way - perhaps the best way - on the pub circuit, playing professionally for the first time in 1987, two years before the golden break with Ocean Colour Scene.

Amy Winehouse To Get The 'Senna' Treatment From Same Director?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

The many fans of the hit documentary film 'Senna' will already know that director Asif Kapadia is capable of shining a light on a subject, and making ...

Gone But Not Forgotten: 19th Anniversary Of Kurt Cobain's Death

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 05.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Friday marks the 19th anniversary of the death of Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain. Cobain took his own life on April 5, 1994, leaving behind daughter...

Shea: Blissfully Lost In Music

Jason Holmes | Posted 01.06.2013 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

Shea refers to her desire to avoid the over-embellishment too often heard in the vocal styles of singers intent upon demonstrating 'their range', a general technique which instead makes them sound as if they are crying out in pain while tumbling down a flight of stairs.

Russell Brand: I'm Still Tempted By Heroin

PA | Posted 05.05.2013 | UK Entertainment

Comedian and former drug addict Russell Brand has admitted that he is still tempted to take heroin. The 37-year-old was speaking ahead of his show,...

WATCH: Amy Winehouse's Ex Appears On 'Jeremy Kyle'

PA | Posted 27.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Amy Winehouse's ex-husband has told of his regret at introducing her to hard drugs - but has claimed her addiction worsened when they were apart. B...

Brit Awards: Mitch Winehouse's Tribute To Amy

The Huffington Post UK | Ashley Percival | Posted 20.02.2013 | UK Entertainment

Mitch Winehouse has paid tribute to his late daughter Amy Winehouse at tonight's 2013 Brit Awards by wearing a photo of her emblazoned on his waistcoa...

Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain: Nirvana Frontman Would Have Been 46 Today

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 22.04.2013 | UK Entertainment

Had he lived, today would have been Kurt Cobain’s 46th birthday. It’s hard to imagine the Nirvana frontman as a middle-aged man, but there’s...