The 'Shake It Out' singer paid tribute to the late star at the VH1 Divas concert in New York
Welch sang a shortened version of Winehouse’s single ‘Back to Black’. Scroll down to see fan-shot footage of the performance.
It didn’t matter where she was from or what the colour of her skin was, because Amy Winehouse was my true soul sister.
He went on to say: “I’m here to honour a woman who had enough soul to last a lifetime. I wish she was here tonight, but ‘Like Smoke’, Amy Winehouse is still in the air lingering around all of us and she’ll be here for a long time to come.”