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Grammys: Amy Winehouse wins five Grammys in absentia; Kanye accepts four for Mom

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By Kam Williams

England's Amy Winehouse was conspicuously absent from the Grammys, which was no surprise given the trouble she had securing a visa in the wake of her drug conviction and that incriminating video of her smoking crack circulating the internet. Nonetheless, she still won five awards, including ones as the Best New Artist and for the Record and Song of the Year, appropriately titled "Rehab" which she performed live by satellite. England's Amy Winehouse was conspicuously absent from the Grammys, which was no surprise given the trouble she had securing a visa in the wake of her drug conviction and that incriminating video of her smoking crack circulating the internet. Nonetheless, she still won five awards, including ones as the Best New Artist and for the Record and Song of the Year, appropriately titled "Rehab" which she performed live by satellite.
 

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