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Hologram of Amy Winehouse set for 2019 worldwide tour

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

A hologram of Winehouse is to go on tour next year.

The estate of the late "Back to Black" singer, who passed away aged 27 in 2011, have teamed up with the BASE to create a virtual likeness of the star, which will go out on the road with a live band and backing singers to perform ''digitally remastered'' versions of her classic hits, reported Billboard.

"This is a dream for us. To see her perform again is something special that really can't be put into words. Our daughter's music touched the lives of millions of people and it means everything that her legacy will continue in this innovative and groundbreaking way," Amy's father, Mitch Winehouse, said in a statement.

The tour was announced by and Base Hologram of productions at the Winehouse Foundation's annual gala in

The Winehouse family and Base Hologram are also planning to incorporate fundraising and awareness campaign for The Winehouse Foundation in concert with the worldwide tour.

The Winehouse hologram concert will join Base Hologram's current touring shows "In Dreams: Roy Orbison The Hologram Concert" and "Callas in Concert," in honour of opera legend

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First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 14:30 IST