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Winehouse performs for Abramovich

Amy Winehouse performed in Portugal in May
Amy Winehouse performed at the Rock in Rio Lisboa festival in May

Amy Winehouse has performed an exclusive gig at a Moscow art gallery for Chelsea FC owner Roman Abramovich and his girlfriend Daria Zhukova.

The singer flew out to play at the launch of The Garage gallery, which has been set up by Ms Zhukova.

Mr Abramovich and the former model went on stage to thank the star for her set, for which she was paid a reported 1m.

Celebrities and figures from the art world were among 300 people who watched the Grammy winner perform for an hour.

The building was a former bus depot and is twice the size of a football pitch.

The couple at the Luzhniki Stadium
Ms Zhukova joined Mr Abramovich at the Champions League Final

Winehouse thanked Ms Zhukova for inviting "her to such a great night, she thoroughly enjoyed herself", her spokesman said.

"Amy was very happy to play her part in the restoring of such a great building to its future use as a space for contemporary art."

The headline-grabbing 24-year-old is also scheduled to perform at the Nelson Mandela birthday concert in London, Glastonbury, T in the Park and Bestival music festivals later this summer.

Her Moscow appearance follows reports that Mr Abramovich recently spent 60m on two paintings by Lucian Freud and Francis Bacon, record prices for the artists' work.


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