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Beyonce to cover Amy Winehouse hit

Amy Winehouse's father has said he believes Beyonce should contribute to the foundation in his daughter's name after learning the US star is to cover one of her hits.

Mitch Winehouse took to Twitter to reveal that he had just heard the news, and said a huge donation from the Crazy In Love star to the Amy Winehouse Foundation, which supports the homeless and those addicted to substance abuse, would be a good idea.

"First I have heard about Beyonce and Back to Black. Sounds like some of you don't like the idea," he wrote.

"I don’t know this but what if Beyonce gave £100,000 to foundation. Do you know how many kids that would help? Just putting it out 'there."

Beyonce will team up with OutKast's Andre 3000 to perform the song, which was a hit for Winehouse in 2007, on the soundtrack for a new film version of The Great Gatsby.

The movie, which is directed by Romeo and Juliet's Baz Luhrmann, has her husbnad Jay-Z as executive producer.

Jay-Z will also perform on the soundtrack, recording a new song 100$ Bill, and Lana Del Rey, Florence + the Machine and Emile Sande will also feature.

Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan star in the blockbuster based on F Scott Fitzgerald's novel.

Beyonce has also just debuted a new song, Grown Woman, in her latest Pepsi advert, which sees her look back at her career.

The one-minute video - called Mirrors - sees Beyonce's most iconic personalities from her past, including "Bootylicious” Beyonce, Sasha Fierce and Crazy in Love Beyonce, go head-to-head in a dance-off in a mirrored studio.