50th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Record of the Year

December 04, 2009 -- 1:19 am PST

The Recording Academy Statement on Amy Winehouse
Five-time GRAMMY® winner Amy Winehouse was a dynamic performer and musician who seamlessly blended rock, jazz, pop, and soul and created a sound all her own. Her rich, soulful and unique voice reflected her honest songwriting and earned her a devoted fan following, critical acclaim, and the genuine respect and admiration of her musical peers. She will forever be remembered for her immense talent, and her music will live on for generations to come. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family, friends, and fans during this difficult time The Recording Academy.
 

Neil Portnow
President/CEO
The Recording Academy®
 

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