Amy Winehouse set to sing on Strictly

The troubled star will appear on Strictly Come Dancing, but as a backing singer!

Amy Winehouse is set to stage a comeback performance on Strictly Come Dancing, but as a backing singer!

The Rehab singer will appear live on the BBC show this weekend, singing backing vocals for her goddaughter Dionne Bromfield.

Dionne, 13, is the first star to be signed to Amy‘s own record label, Lioness.

The teenager will be performing her single Mama Said from her upcoming album Introducing Dionne Bromfield.

Amy and I both love Strictly, so it was brilliant to find out I’ll be on TV for the first time singing on one of my favourite shows,’ she told the BBC.

Amy, 26, has been heavily involved in Dionne’s new album, a collection of Motown and soul classics including My Boy Lollipop.

‘The first time I head Dionne sing, I couldn’t believe what I was hearing – such an amazing voice from such a young girl,’ Amy said during an interview with the Radio Times.

‘She’s so much better than I was at her age.’

Saturday’s live show will only be the second time Amy has sung in public in the past year.

She made a surprise appearance at V Festival in August with The Specials, but has spent most of her time living in St Lucia battling her drink and drug problems.

Dionne is an exceptional new talent and it will be and extra special event for our viewers to se her perform alongside Amy, an artist we have been looking to book on the show for some time,’ Mark Linsey, entertainment controller at the BBC told the Daily Telegraph.

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