According to Amy's official page the 'BRITS' have confirmed that this is the first ever posthumous BRIT nomination.
Amy’s Father, Mitch Winehouse said, ““The Winehouse family are delighted with this wonderful nomination for Amy. It proves that her music still has an enormous effect on the public now and for the generations to come. We are proud that her legacy will live on forever through her incredible songs and performances and the many, many young people that are being helped through the Amy Winehouse Foundation.”
It's hard to believe (at least for me) that today marks one year since Amy left us.
Seems like it was yesterday when it appeared the announcement of his tragic death in the news, putting a sad and early end to a life filled with career triumphs and personal tragedy.
Amy left behind a musical legacy never to be forgotten with two albums in life (Frank and Back to Black) and a third posthumous realise (Lioness: Hidden Treasures) which debuted at No.1 on the music charts in its first week. Many will say it was little, but the truth is that she accomplished what...
When you love someone who suffers from the disease of addiction you await the phone call. There will be a phone call. The sincere hope is that the call will be from the addict themselves, telling you they’ve had enough, that they’re ready to stop, ready to try something new. Of course though, you fear the other call, the sad nocturnal chime from a friend or relative telling you it’s too late, she’s gone.
Frustratingly it’s not a call you can ever make it must be received. It is impossible to intervene.