Music stars attend tribute ball for Amy Winehouse

A host of music stars paid tribute to Amy Winehouse tonight as they gathered in her memory to raise money for disadvantaged young people.

Mark Ronson, who produced Winehouse's Back to Black album, arrives at the Ball. Credit: PA

Family and friends of the late singer, including producer Mark Ronson and singer Tyler James, attended the Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in central London.

Barbara Windsor arrives at the Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in London. Credit: PA

The event at The Dorchester hotel was staged to raise money for the foundation's work, which helps young people struggling with issues such as homelessness and drug and alcohol misuse.

Mitch Winehouse, Amy's dad, arrives at the Amy Winehouse Foundation Ball in London. Credit: PA

Speaking at the event, Amy's father Mitch Winehouse said early intervention was key to preventing young people falling into alcohol and drug problems which blighted his daughter's later life.

"We need to do as much as we can to raise as much money as we can for disadvantaged young people," he said.

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