Sound Check

Amy Winehouse’s Parents Share Emotional Acceptance Speech Duties with Tony Bennett

Mitch Winehouse, Janis Winehouse and Singer Tony Bennett. (Rick Diamond/WireImage)

An already emotionally charged Grammy Awards show was further heightened dramatically Sunday afternoon by singer Tony Bennett--who brought the parents of late singer Amy Winehouse onstage with him to accept his second Grammy of the ceremony.

Bennett, who won the award for Best Pop Performance By a Duo/Group for his rendition of "Body And Soul" with Amy, let Amy's father Mitch offer up some moving words about his late daughter.

"We shouldn't be here--our darling daughter should be here. These are the cards that we're dealt," Mitch Winehouse said. "We miss our daughter so much."

Making note of two other recent deaths that have rocked the music world--Whitney Houston and the legendary Etta James--Winehouse added:  "There's a beautiful girl band up there in heaven."

Amy Winehouse's duet with Bennett was featured on his recent Duets II album, which won the singer yet another Grammy in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category.

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