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Amy Winehouse's legacy continues.
The English singer, who died at age 27 of accidental alcohol poisoning, is set to be remembered with a documentary that will bring the story of her life and career to the big screen, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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Amy Winehouse did in fact die from accidental alcohol poisoning, a UK coroner says, following a second inquiry into her 2011 death.
The 27-year-old Grammy-winning soul singer, who battled substance abuse for years and was best known for the hit "Rehab," was found dead at her home in Camden, a popular artists' neighborhood in London, on July 23, 2011. Empty vodka bottles were scattered around her. The cause of her death was then ruled to be accidental alcohol poisoning.
Amy Winehouse's wedding dress was recently stolen from her London home, where she died last year.
The late soul singer had worn it when she wed Blake Fielder-Civil in Miami, Florida in 2007. In addition, another newsprint cocktail dress she had donned on the BBC live music show "Later With Jools Holland" is also missing. No suspects have been named and a formal police complaint has not been filed.
Blake Fielder-Civil, the late Amy Winehouse's ex-husband, in a coma after allegedly suffering from a drug overdose.
The 30-year-old was put into a medically-induced coma and life support, after suffering an overdose on Friday, according to the UK's Daily Mail.
A year has passed since Amy Winehouse died on July 23, 2011, and her father, Mitch Winehouse, said in a recent interview that he planned to remember the singer with a celebration with her friends at her favorite jazz bar.
Winehouse told The Associated Press in a recent interview that he planned to spend the day with family and friends by gathering at her house for Jewish prayer where a few of the singer's fans might be. Then they'll celebrate her at a party at Jazz After Dark, Amy Winehouse's favorite jazz bar
Reg Traviss, former boyfriend of the late Amy Winehouse, has been charged with two counts of rape.
The 35-year-old filmmaker is set to appear in court next month. He was arrested on April 5 by London Metropolitan Police, after being accused of a rape reported on January 18, 2012.
Amy Winehouse's father Mitch has been dealing with his daughter's death for nearly a year, but revealed that he still sends her text messages, wondering when she's coming home.
"Sometimes I text her telling her to come home. But she's never coming home and I'm going to have to deal with that for the rest of my life," Mitch, 60, told Grazia magazine, as the first anniversary of Amy's death approaches on July 23.
A plastic vial containing clippings of rock n' roll legend Elvis Presley's hair has sold for $4,160 at an auction of celebrity memorabilia in Beverly Hills, California.
The item was one of several pieces of celebrity memorabilia offered during Julien's Auctions' two-day Sports Legends and Music Icons sale, which took place over the weekend. Objects belonging to the late Michael Jackson, whose third death anniversary was marked on Monday, Amy Winehouse, who died last year, and Whitney Houston, who was found dead in February, were also sold.
Amy Winehouse's parents, Mitch and Janis, have inherited $4.67 million dollars from their late daughter, it was recently revealed.
The Grammy-winning soul singer, known for her hit "Rehab" and her beehive hairstyle, died at age 27 in her London apartment in July 2011 from accidental alcohol poisoning after battling substance abuse for years.
Amy Winehouse was known for her unique and ever-changing fashion, and one designer aimed to recognize that.
Famous designer Jean Paul Gaultier presented an Amy Winehouse inspired fashion show at Paris Fashion Week, featuring the singer's popular styles and looks. Winehouse's father, Mitch, was none too pleased with how the show depicted his late daughter (See photos of the controversial fashion show here).
A dress worn by the late singer Amy Winehouse on the cover of the 2006 "Back to Black" album was sold at an auction in London for $67,120 (43,200 pounds).
The polka-dot chiffon dress, designed in 2006, was purchased by Musea de la Moda - a fashion museum in Santiago, Chile, according to the Associated Press.
A new Amy Winehouse album is set to be released in December, months after the soul singer died at age 27.
The record is called "Lioness: Hidden Treasures" and will include 12 tracks, including unreleased songs and alternative versions of some of the Grammy winner's known hits. The album was compiled by her long-time musical partners, producers Mark Ronson and Salaam Remi, in "close association" with the British singer's family, management and record label Island Records. Check out a track listing.