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AMY WINEHOUSE SIGNS DEAL TO SELL A RANGE OF GIFT CARDS AND WRAPPING PAPER

According to The Sun Waste Woman Winehouse has signed a deal with EMI to sell a range of wrapping paper and greeting cards featuring her lyrics. The first release will be ‘Rehab’-themed gift wrap, followed by ‘You Know I’m No Good’ and ‘Back To Black’ cards. …………………………………………………………………………………….. They just can’t get enough of the tragic freak show that is Amy Winehouse. What next? Themed sexy underwear?

UK MUSIC NEWS: MEET NEW BOY BAND – 3MIX

Meet 3Mix, the new ‘boy band’ set to take Britain by storm… Via BBC News Boy band 3Mix are sitting in EMI’s London offices looking every inch the perfect teen idols, from their baby-faced good looks and meticulously back-combed hair to their carefully co-ordinated clothes. “We’re proud to be a boy band,” says singer Myan Mirza. “We grew up listening to the likes of Boyz II Men, ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, so there’s no shame there.” Like their idols, Mirza and []

UK MUSIC NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE SET TO COLLABORATE WITH BEYONCE?

Via Digital Spy X Factor winner Alexandra Burke is reportedly in negotiations with Beyoncé about a possible collaboration. Burke, who performed a duet with the singer on the ITV1 show last year, is reported to have been seeking advice from the star and her rapper husband Jay-Z. Speaking to OK!, an unnamed source said: “Beyoncé is sure Alexandra has what it takes to be as big as Leona [Lewis] and she’s planning to help her crack the US.” Who is this ‘unnamed []

UK MUSIC NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE TO WORK WITH PHARRELL WILLIAMS AND AKON

The Daily Mail reports that X-Factor winner Alexandra Burke is set to work with Akon and Pharrell Williams. Both have signed on to produce tracks for Burke’s debut album. When asked about contributing to the singer’s project Akon disclosed, “I’ve had calls to work with Alex and I’m going to do it”. ………………………………… I wonder if Alexandra plans on running in to the studio gushing and bawling, saying “oh Akon/Pharrell I’m your biggest fan *sniff* I grew up listening to your music []