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Amy Winehouse Booking Gigs for Music Comeback

November 10, 2010 (9:27 am) GMT
Emerging from her extended hiatus, the 'Back to Black' singer allegedly would perform in Russia and Brazil as the warm-up of her bigger return to showbiz.
Amy Winehouse

is set for a bumper payday - the British singer has reportedly been offered $450,000 for her first set of comeback concerts. The troubled star is preparing to step back into the spotlight after an extended hiatus, during which she battled substance abuse problems.

And promoters are already showing interest in booking Winehouse - she'll sing in Russia next month before flying to Brazil for a six-day tour in January. According to Britain's The Sun, the "Rehab" star will pocket $450,000 for the shows.

Winehouse is also in the middle of recording the follow up to her Grammy-winning debut album. A cover of Lesley Gore's 1963 classic "It's My Party" has leaked earlier this month but the -produced song is intended for ' soon-to-be released tribute album "Q: Soul Bossa Nostra".

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