Remembering Amy Winehouse
LAST RESPECTS: A man holds an invitation bearing a picture of British singer Amy Winehouse before her funeral at Golders Green Crematorium, in north London.
From left: Father Mitch Winehouse, brother Alex, former boyfriend Reg Traviss and mother Janis look at look at memorabilia left by fans of Amy Winehouse.
Mitch and Janis Winehouse (centre), the parents of British singer Amy Winehouse, look at memorabilia left by fans outside her house in London
GRIEF: Mitch (right) and Janis Winehouse, the parents of British singer Amy Winehouse, look at memorabilia left by fans outside her house in London July 25, 2011.
Flowers and messages are seen outside the home of Amy Winehouse.
SAD DAY: Fans react as they gather outside the home of Amy Winehouse following news of the singer's death.
PAYING RESPECTS: A police officer places flowers outside the home of Amy Winehouse.
ON FIRE: Amy Winehouse performs at Glastonbury in 2007.
THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS: An Amy Winehouse fan puts a note outside Winehouse's home in London.
SAD MOMENT: Funeral workers carry the body of Amy Winehouse outside her house in London.
COURT DATE: Amy Winehouse arrives at the City of Westminster Magistrates Court in central London in 2009.
AWARDS SHOW: Amy Winehouse performs at the Brit Awards at Earls Court in London
SUPPORTIVE PARTNER: Amy Winehouse leaves Snaresbrook Crown Court in London in 2008 after attending a court hearing for her husband Blake Fielder-Civil.
Amy Winehouse performs on stage during Rock in Rio Day 3 on July 04, 2008 near Madrid.
Amy Winehouse drinks a pint of lager as she watches The Libertines perform live at The Forum on August 25, 2010.
Amy Winehouse performs on the Pyramid stage during day two of the Glastonbury Festival at Worthy Farm in 2008.
Amy Winehouse performs during the 46664 concert in celebration of Nelson Mandela's life at Hyde Park on June 27, 2008.
Amy Winehouse is seen during the 53rd Ivor Novello Awards after she won Best Song Musically and Lyrically at the Dorchester Hotel on May 22, 2008.
Amy Winehouse and husband Blake Fielder-Civil watch the show at the MTV Europe Music Awards 2007 at the Olympiahalle on November 1, 2007 in Munich.
Singer Amy Winehouse poses with her award for Best Contemporary Song at the Ivor Novello Awards at the Grovesnor House Hotel on May 24, 2007 in London.
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Fans have lit candles and left tributes outside her north London home to mark the first anniversary of the death of singer Amy Winehouse.
The talented soul singer with the beehive hairdo died from alcohol poisoning on July 23, 2011, at the age of 27.
Her family Monday released a statement honouring ''a daughter and sister that meant the world'' to them.
Relatives said they were still struggling to come to terms with her loss.
Winehouse family members also thanked fans for their continued support.
They have started a charity to help others fight drug and alcohol abuse.
The catalogue of music left by the singer has seen a sales surge in the year following her untimely demise, notching high positions in the US Billboard music charts.
Winehouse sold 1.15 million digital song downloads and 855,000 albums in the 12 months following her sudden death, according to Nielsen SoundScan figures reported by music publication Billboard.
In comparison, the singer's albums had sold 58,000 copies in 2010, and 44,000 copies in the months of 2011 before her death.
Winehouse, a British jazz and soul singer, died aged 27 at her London home following a long battle with drug and alcohol addiction.
She had more than five times the legal driving limit of alcohol in her blood at the time of her death.
She only recorded two albums during her career, 2003's debut hit Frank, and 2006's Back To Black, which shot the singer to international fame with singles including Rehab and You Know I'm No Good.
Back To Black peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart in 2008, and Rehab, a catchy candid jazz number of the singer's struggles with going to rehab, proved to be Winehouse's biggest hit in the United States, selling 1.72 million downloads before her death and 275,000 downloads after.
Winehouse's posthumous album, Lioness: Hidden Treasures, pulled together by producers from the singer's recording sessions for her previous two albums, peaked at No. 5 on the Billboard album chart in December 2011, selling 423,000 to date in North America.