Amy Winehouse Family Remember "Gifted Artist" On First Anniversary Of Her Death

23 July 2012, 16:44

The 'Back To Black' singer's family fondly remember Amy, who died a year ago today (23rd July).

The family of Amy Winehouse have led tributes to the star on the first anniversary of her death.

The 'Back To Black' singer was found dead at her home in Camden, London on 23rd July 2011. She was 27.

In a statement released on the website of The Amy Winehouse Foundation – an organisation setup in her name – the family said they were still struggling to come to terms with a life without Amy.

"To all of Amy's fans, and followers of the Amy Winehouse Foundation," they said.

"Today marks the first anniversary of Amy's passing, at the tragically young age of 27. To mark the event, the family will be spending the day together, remembering a daughter and sister that meant the world to them. For those who have been asking, the family will not be doing anything publicly, but nonetheless thank all those who have sent in wishes of love and support."

Amy and her father, Mitch Winehouse: (picture: Getty)



They continued: It is hard to believe that Amy would have been 28 years old. Whilst the world remembers a gifted artist who was taken from us all at a ridiculously young age, we will be thinking of a person who gave so much, and in turn was given so much, by a family still struggling to come to terms with the fact that, where there should be four, there is only three."

The family added: "We thank you all for the wonderful encouragement, sympathy and messages of support we have received in the last twelve months, and hope that we have been able to contribute to a positive legacy in Amy’s name."

Other music stars have been remembering Amy today, including Olly Murs, who acknowledged how her success has helped British artists achieve success in America.

Last year, a coroner recorded a verdict of misadventure following an inquiry into Amy Winehouse's death.

Scotty T

11 Tweets That Prove Scotty T Is The Funniest Geordie Shore Star EVER

Leigh-Anne Pinnock joins Snapchat

80+ Of The Best Popstars You Should Have On Snapchat

Capital Metadata - Capital App March 2017

Want To Control The Music On Capital? Now You Can With Our New App - My Capital!

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    Symphony artwork
  2. 2
    Sign Of The Times artwork
  3. 3
    There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back artwork
  4. 4
    Galway Girl artwork
  5. 5
    The Cure artwork
  6. 6
    Swalla artwork
  7. 7
    On My Mind artwork
  8. 8
    Skin artwork
  9. 9
    Scared of the Dark artwork
  10. 10
    No More Sad Songs artwork
  11. 11
    Issues artwork
  12. 12
    Stay artwork
  13. 13
    Shape Of You artwork
  14. 14
    Something Just Like This artwork
  15. 15
    That's What I Like artwork
  16. 16
    Solo Dance artwork
  17. 17
    Ciao Adios artwork
  18. 18
    Chained To The Rhythm artwork
  19. 19
    Green Light artwork
  20. 20
    It Ain't Me artwork
  21. 21
    Castle On The Hill artwork
  22. 22
    Human artwork
  23. 23
    Passionfruit artwork
  24. 24
    Places artwork
  25. 25
    Touch artwork
  26. 26
    No Promises artwork
  27. 27
    Cold artwork
  28. 28
    Slide artwork
  29. 29
    Scared To Be Lonely artwork
  30. 30
    Perfect artwork
  31. 31
    Best Behaviour artwork
  32. 32
    I Feel It Coming artwork
  33. 33
    Heatstroke artwork
  34. 34
    You Don't Know Me artwork
  35. 35
    Call On Me (Ryan Riback Remix) artwork
  36. 36
    HUMBLE. artwork
  37. 37
    Good Life artwork
  38. 38
    Baby artwork
  39. 39
    24K Magic artwork
  40. 40
    Did You See artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site