VIDEO: First Look - Amy Winehouse Documentary AMY
A24 has released a first look at the upcoming Amy Winehouse documentary AMY. Directed by Asif Kapadia the film will be released in the U.K. on July 3, less than a month shy of the fourth anniversary of the singer's death. Get a first look below!
As of her death on 23 July 2011, Winehouse had sold over 1.75 million singles and over 3.98 million albums in the United Kingdom. She had sold about 3.4 million tracks and 2.7 million albums in the United States as of the same date.
Winehouse's debut album, Frank, was released in October 2003 and peaked at number three on the UK Albums Chart. Her second album, Back to Black, was released in October 2006, reaching number one on the UK Albums Chart and number seven on theBillboard 200 in the United States. The album was certified eleven-times platinum by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and was the best-selling album of 2007 in the UK.
The first single from the album, "Rehab", peaked at number seven in the UK and at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 in the US.The album's second single, "You Know I'm No Good", reached number eighteen in the UK. Other singles included the title track, "Tears Dry on Their Own" and "Love Is a Losing Game". A deluxe edition of the album was released in the UK in November 2007 and also topped the UK chart. By March 2015, Back to Black had sold 3,560,000 copies, becoming the thirteenth best-selling album in the UK of all time.
Winehouse collaborated with other artists, as a vocalist on the song "Valerie" on Mark Ronson's solo album, Version. The song peaked at number two in the UK. She also collaborated with former Sugababes member Mutya Buena on "B Boy Baby", the final single from Buena's debut solo album, Real Girl. Winehouse's last studio recording was the song "Body and Soul", a duet with Tony Bennett. The song appears on Winehouse's posthumous album Lioness: Hidden Treasures and Bennett's album Duets II. [bio source]