V Festival in doubt after Amy Winehouse's hospitalisation

Singer is recovering after having stomach pumped

Photo: Next Previous

Photo Gallery: Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse has been discharged from hospital after collapsing from a suspected drugs overdose.

Winehouse was given an adrenaline shot and had her stomach pumped at London’s University College Hospital on Tuesday (August 7).

As previously reported the singer’s collapse followed two back-to-back performances at two US festivals Virgin Festival in Baltimore and Lollapalooza in Chicago.

She immediately cancelled her appearance at the Oya music festival in Oslo this weekend (August 9-12).

A posting on the festival website reads: "The news of the cancellation came abruptly and surprisingly upon us a little before 1pm. Winehouse's large crew arrived and her backing band had just finished their sound check when we were notified.

"So far no reason has been stated. We will be back with more news as soon as we have been informed."

Winehouse was replaced by Norwegian band Minor Majority.

In the past few weeks the singer has also pulled out of T in the Park because of "exhaustion."

However there is now a question over whether the singer will be able to play next week's (August 18-19) V Festival.

Her spokesperson said there was currently no change to her plans and it was still her intention to play the event, while a spokesperson for the festival told NME.COM: "Everyone one is wishing her well and hopes to see her at V."

What's your take on the latest turblent chapter in Winehouse's career? Have your say on the NME.com messageboards now or send your comments and messages for the singer to news@nme.com with Winehouse as the subject.

Read More On This Artist

More News
Midweek Chart Update: Ben Howard and Slipknot battle for Number One album
Dutch Uncles announce new album 'O Shudder' – hear first song now
Scorpion found in north London home of former Everything But The Girl members
Weezer offer fans the opportunity to pick their next single
New species of tarantula named after John Lennon
1.5m tune in to watch Noel Gallagher on 'Celebrity Gogglebox'
Slaves confuse Bono on debut 'Jools Holland' performance
Beatles star George Harrison's childhood home sells for £156,000 at an auction
Pink Floyd's 'The Endless River' on course to become Amazon's most...
Jamie T says he doesn't worry about his music as 'most of the shit around today is...
Kate Tempest made new favourite to win this year's Mercury Prize
New York judge hears Kesha denied having sexual history with Dr Luke in 2011 deposition
S Club 7 announce they are reforming for BBC's Children in Need
Mike Read withdraws 'UKIP Calypso' song following racism complaints
Johnny Marr says Noel Gallagher's new album is 'very melodic' and 'pretty...
U2 perform two 'Songs Of Innocence' tracks on 'Later... with Jools Holland'...
Chance The Rapper to release new free album 'Surf'
Kate Bush describes recent London shows as 'truly special' in message to fans
Kasabian: 'There's nothing more depressing than seeing a band come offstage and have...
Nick Mulvey covers Björk's 'Bachelorette' for NME - watch
Taylor Swift tops the iTunes Canada chart with eight seconds of static
Cult Brooklyn venue Glasslands set for closure

More News

Comments

Please login to add your comment.

Latest Tickets - Booking Now
 
Know Your NME
 

 
NME Store & Framed Prints
Inside NME.COM