With Amy Winehouse doc ‘Amy’ winning Best Documentary at the Oscars 2016, take a look back at the singer’s life in pictures.
Amy shot to fame in 2003 with her debut album ‘Frank’, a platinum-selling Ivor Novello-nominated triumph.
‘Frank’ was nominated for a Mercury Music Prize and went on to sell just under a million copies.
Amy Winehouse at the Ivor Novello Awards, 2007. She won three Novellos during her career, for ‘Rehab’, ‘Stronger Than Me’ and ‘Love Is A Losing Game’.
Onstage in 2007. Amy’s second album ‘Back To Black’ won five Grammy awards.
Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson performing ‘Valerie’ at the Brit Awards, 2008. She won a Brit for Best Female Solo Artist the previous year.
Amy Winehouse onstage at Glastonbury Festival, 2007.
Amy Winehouse at the Brit Awards, 2007, where she performed ‘Rehab’.
Amy Winehouse with her ex-husband Blake Fielder-Civil, 2007.
Her second album, ‘Back To Black’, contained a string of hit singles, including ‘Rehab’, ‘You Know I’m No Good’, ‘Tears Dry On Their Own’, ‘Love Is A Losing Game’ and the title track.
Amy Winehouse at V Festival, 2008. Despite arriving 20 minutes late to boos from the crowd, she pulled of one of her last coherent sets.
Amy Winehouse relaxing at a festival in 2008. Amy was born on September 14, 1983 and died on July 23, 2011 aged 27.
Amy Winehouse in 2008. She was raised in North London on a diet of jazz and soul and began making music aged 14.
Amy at the Brit Awards in 2007. Winehouse landed a record deal with Island and released debut ‘Frank’ in 2003 to critical acclaim, drawing comparisons with Billie Holiday and Macy Gray.
Amy Winehouse at Glastonbury Festival, 2008. Her set received mixed reviews from the crowd and critics alike.
Amy Winehouse at the Grammy Awards, 2008.
One of our favourite pictures of Amy Winehouse, whose life will be celebrated in a self-titled documentary coming soon.
Amy Winehouse with her dad, Mitch, in 2009.
Amy Winehouse during one of her last onstage performances in 2011.
Another shot of Amy from 2011 during her final year.