Amy Winehouse Biography

Amy Jade Winehouse (born 14 September 1983) is an English singer and songwriter, known for her eclectic mix of various musical genres including R&B, soul, jazz, rock & roll, and ska. Winehouse is best known for her soulful, powerful contralto vocals.

Winehouse's 2003 debut album Frank was commercially and critically successful in her native Britain. It was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album Back to Black led to six Grammy Award nominations and five wins, tying the record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made Winehouse the first British singer to win five Grammys, including three of the "Big Four": Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year. On 14 February 2007, she won a BRIT Award for Best British Female Artist; she had also been nominated for Best British Album. She has won the Ivor Novello Award three times, one in 2004 for Best Contemporary Song (musically and lyrically) for "Stronger Than Me", one in 2007 for Best Contemporary Song for "Rehab", and one in 2008 for Best Song Musically and Lyrically for "Love Is a Losing Game", among other prestigious distinctions.

Winehouse has been credited as being an influence in the rise in popularity of female musicians and soul music.

Winehouse has received media attention apart from her singing. Her distinctive style has been the muse for fashion designers such as Karl Lagerfeld. The singer's problems with drug and alcohol addiction, as well as self-destructive behaviour, have become regular tabloid news since 2007. She and her former husband, Blake Fielder-Civil, were plagued by legal troubles that left him serving prison time. In 2008, Winehouse faced a series of health complications that threatened both her career and her life.

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Amy Winehouse's father says rumours of hologram tour are 'utter rubbish'

Mitch Winehouse takes to Twitter to deny chances of Tupac-style virtual tour

  • Mar 31, 2014

Hollywood biopic of Amy Winehouse ruled out by father Mitch

Singer's father doesn't want his daughter's life to get Hollywood treatment

  • Nov 21, 2013

Jon Snow performs Blur's 'Parklife' at Amy Winehouse Foundation gig – watch

Channel 4 newsreader was a guest performer at the fundraiser in Camden on Friday (September 13)

  • Sep 15, 2013

New and unreleased Amy Winehouse song discovered by father Mitch

The unheard track was discovered while he worked on his own solo album

  • Sep 12, 2013

Plans to celebrate Amy Winehouse's 30th birthday include skydiving mother and Jon Snow gig

#Amys30 will include a pop up shop, parachute jump and musical performance by news reader Jon Snow

  • Aug 20, 2013

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Cherry Wine

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Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow

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Tears Dry On Their Own

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Love Is A Losing Game

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Our Day Will Come: Amy Winehouse Tribute

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Amy Winehouse Reviews

Amy Winehouse - 'At The BBC'

Amy Winehouse - 'At The BBC'

A story of tear-jerking self-destruction

  • Nov 22, 2012

Amy Winehouse - 'Halftime'

A slice of laid-back, hipster soul

  • Dec 6, 2011

Amy Winehouse (featuring Nas), ‘Like Smoke’ – Review

Track from 2008 gets released posthumously

  • Nov 4, 2011

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Love Is A Losing Game

  • Dec 11, 2007

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Back To Black

  • Dec 11, 2007

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