Amy Winehouse album hits number one

Amy Winehouse is top of the charts once again, with her posthumous album reaching the number one slot

Amy Winehouse is top of the charts once again, with her posthumous album reaching the number one slot.

More than four months after the singer’s death, a new collection of previously unreleased material and cover tracks has reached number one in the album charts.

Lioness: Hidden Treasures was compiled and produced by Amy’s former collaborator Mark Ronson and producer Salaam Remi.

AMY WINEHOUSE: A RETROSPECTIVE

The album features original tracks as well as covers and a donation from sales will be made to the Amy Winehouse Foundation – the charity set up by the star’s dad, Mitch Winehouse, to help young people.

Mitch spoke out on Monday about how moved he had found the experience of listening to the album.

AMY WINEHOUSE’S NEW ALBUM ‘PAINFUL’ TO LISTEN TO FOR DAD, MITCH

On hearing the news that Amy’s posthumous album had reached number one, he took to Twitter to write:

‘Just been told. Amy at Number One… My heart is sad but bursting with pride. Mitch.’

AMY WINEHOUSE: A RETROSPECTIVE

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