Amy Winehouse is to return to the stage after nearly two years with a series of concerts in South America early next year.
The Jewish singer, who grew up in north London, will perform four dates in cities around Brazil in January. The American singer Mayer Hawthorne, whose real name is Andrew Mayer Cohen, will support her on the tour.
She will travel with bodyguards including accompanied a former SAS officer in order to ensure her safety while in the country.
Ms Winehouse, 27, is expected to release a new album after the Brazil tour.
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The cultural contribution of Brian Epstein has been saluted in central London with the unveiling of a heritage plaque by Cilla Black outside the former management office of “the fifth Beatle”.
In 1963, Epstein moved his NEMS administrative operation from Liverpool to 13 Monmouth Street, in the Seven Dials area between Covent Garden and Leicester Square and worked from there until the following year.