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Amy Winehouse

Top five Halloween costumes

Whoever will you be this Halloween season? From Green (red, black or blue) Men to Snooki, here are five top Halloween costumes that are in trend this season: 1. Charlie Sheen The costume comes with a...

Amy Winehouse's dad thinks alcohol detox killed her

Final medical results aren't in, but he thinks a withdrawal-related seizure claimed her.

Should the music industry have tried to save Amy Winehouse?

As a lost young blues genius is buried, debate rages over whether there are lessons to be learned from her tragic addictions and death.

Amy Winehouse: "No, no, no," to rehab

I’ve seen Amy Winehouse perform on TV several times over the past few years – and I was always amazed at how much her voice reminded me of Janis Joplin’s.  I was a big Janis fan back in the...

Blues singer Amy Winehouse found dead at 27

Tiny soul singer with massive talent battled demons and drugs -- and lost.