Amy Winehouse will reportedly perform by satellite at Sunday’s Grammy Awards ceremony, it was announced today (February 7).
The singer’s publicist issued a statement earlier today saying that the US Embassy had denied Winehouse a visa to enter the US for the Los Angeles event on Sunday (February 10), although they did not cite the reason.
Now Winehouse, who has been in a rehabilitation clinic to treat drug addiction for the past two weeks, will apparently offer the next best thing to being there in person by performing via satellite, an anonymous executive close to the Grammys told the Associated Press.
Winehouse is nominated for six Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year and Song of the Year for ‘Rehab’.
–By our Los Angeles staff.
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