Fans defy Amy Winehouse in-laws’ boycott

Albums go up the charts despite calls to shun singer's records

Fans of Amy Winehouse have defied her in-laws calls to boycott her records, by sending her latest album back into the Top ten.

Claiming the singer and their son – Winehouse’s husband Blake Fielder-Civil – were “drug addicts”, Giles and Georgette Fielder-Civil called for fans not to buy the singer’s albums to send her a message that might encourage her to clean up.

However following their appeal last week (August 28) the opposite has happened, with Winehouse’s record’s shooting back up the charts.


‘Back To Black’ was Number Two in yesterday’s (September 2) UK Album Chart.

Meanwhile ‘Frank’, her 2003 debut album, has risen from Number 32 to Number 29. Single ’Tears Dry On Their Own’ is at Number 22.

Winehouse is among the 12 acts nominated for this year’s Mercury Music Prize, which will be announced in London tomorrow night (September 4).

Stay tuned to NME.COM for full coverage of this year’s prize.


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