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Amy Winehouse 'Back To Black' Is Highest Selling UK LP

The late star has replaced James Blunt as the biggest record of the century...

Amy Winehouse's hit LP Back To Black has become the highest-selling UK album of the century so far.

Winehouse's 2006 record has replaced James Blunt's debut album Back To Bedlam to become the 21st century's biggest selling LP - claiming the top spot after her tragic death at the age of 27 last month.

The Official Charts Company has confirmed that Amy's Back To Black - which returned to No.1 for three weeks following her passing - has shifted a cool 3,259,100 copies, beating Blunt's sales of 3,241,118.

Meanwhile in other Amy Winehouse news, her father Mitch has announced that he plans to continue singing in memory of his daughter, and will perform a tribute gig for the Rehab hitmaker at the Royal Albert Hall.

The 60-year old will support Bros singer Matt Goss at the prestigious London venue, where his set will raise money for the charity he has set up for Amy.

In a statement obtained by the Metro, Mitch said: "Through setting up the foundation in Amy’s memory, I have to come to realise that I can sing for Amy and raise money for her foundation, so when Matt Goss called me to ask me to open his show at the Royal Albert Hall this was a wonderful opportunity to raise awareness for the foundation."

"I immediately felt a strong rapport with Matt and he told me how he tragically lost his sister Caroline at a young age. I shared with Matt that Amy was a huge fan of Bros when she was a little girl and had their posters on her wall."

He added: "These are warm memories and we agreed that the show would be a joyous occasion in memory of both his sister and Amy."

Legendary singer Tony Bennett will also pay homage to Winehouse at the 2011 MTV VMAs this Sunday, performing their previously unheard collaboration Body And Soul in memory of the late star.