She faces angry crowd reaction...
Jason Gregory
12:21 12th February 2011

Amy Winehouse was booed as she performed a special one-off gig in Dubai last night (February 11).

The singer appeared to struggle through her performance of ‘Rehab’ at Gulf Bike Week, twiddling with her hair and touching her wrists.

Video footage, which can be viewed below, shows the crowd growing increasingly restless with the star.

As Winehouse concludes the song she appears to hear the boos and tells the audience: “Do you wanna be in the band?

“I said, do you wanna be in the band? That’s what I thought.”

A spokesperson for the singer told Gigwise: "Unfortunately, Amy's in ear monitors weren't working so she couldn't hear herself while singing.

"This meant some songs being cut short, leaving the stage for a bit to see if they could be fixed and handing over to her backing singer Zalon to sing one more song than he usually would."

He added that the audience was unaware of the problem.

Gulf Bike Week was also due to feature a performance from Pharrell Williams and N.E.R.D on Thursday (February 10).

Amy Winehouse in Dubai:

Amy Winehouse - Through The Years

  • An infinitely fuller-figured Winehouse performing at HMV Oxford Street, London. 28th April 2002. (WENN)

  • Amy @ The Prince's Trust Urban Music Festival, Earls Court – London. 8th May 2004 (WENN)

  • Ms Winehouse @ HMV Oxford Street, London. 28th April 2002. (WENN)

  • Ms Winehouse @ HMV Oxford Street, London. 28th April 2002. (WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ The Wardrobe, Leeds. 11th November 2006 (Nick Pickles/ WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ KOKO, London. 14th November 2006 (Daniela D'Amato/ WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ KOKO, London. 14th November 2006 (Daniela D'Amato/ WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ Winter Warmer at the Forum, London. 29th November 2006.

  • Amy Winehouse @ Midem 2007 at the Martinez Hotel Ballroom, Cannes, France – 22nd January 2007 (Pat Denton / WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ Midem 2007 at the Martinez Hotel Ballroom, Cannes, France – 22nd January 2007 (Pat Denton / WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ Paradiso. Amsterdam, Holland – 8th February 2007 (WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ The Astoria, London - 19th February 2007 (WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ Carling Academy, Birmingham – 21 February 2007 (Jason Sheldon / WENN)

  • Amy Winehouse @ G-A-Y, London Astoria. 14th April 2007 (Landmark/PR Photos)

  • Amy Winehouse @ G-A-Y, London Astoria. 14th April 2007 (Landmark/PR Photos)

  • Amy Winehouse @ Lollapalooza Festival, Chicago. 5th August 2007 (Josh Cox)

  • Amy Winehouse @ Lollapalooza Festival, Chicago. 5th August 2007 (Adam Bielawski / PR Photos)

  • Performing at the Mercury Music Prize, London – 4 September 2007 (Stephanie Methven / WENN)

  • Performing at the Mercury Music Prize, London – 4 September 2007 (Stephanie Methven / WENN)

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