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Top 10 Facts - Amy Winehouse
11.28.2015
Fact #1

Amy lade Winehouse (14 September 1983 - 23 luly 2011) was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul), rhythm and blues, and iazz.

Fact #2

Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize.

Fact #3

Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to five 2008 Grammy Awards, tying the then record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made her the first British female to win five Grammys, including three of the general field "Big Four" awards: Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

Fact #4

Winehouse won three Ivor Novello Awards in 2004, Best Contemporary Song for "Stronger Than Me"; in 2007, Best Contemporary Song again, this time for "Rehab"; and in 2008, Best Song Musically and Lyrically for "Love ls a Losing Game."

Fact #5

She won the 2007 Brit Award for Best British Female Artist, having also been nominated for Best British Album, with Back to Black.

Fact #6

Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning on 23 July 2011, aged 27. Her album Back to Black posthumously became for a time the UK's best-selling album of the 21st century.

Fact #7

In 2012, Winehouse was ranked 26th on VH1's 100 Greatest Women In Music. The BBC has called her "the pre-eminent vocal talent of her generation."

Fact #8
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