Amy Winehouse

Singer Amy Winehouse
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Profession: Singer

United Kingdom

Biography: Amy Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter, known for her distinctive vocal style and eclectic mix of genres. She had a major hit with the 2006 song "Rehab."

Her first and second albums, Frank (2003) and Back to Black (2006), were critical and commercial successes. In 2008, Winehouse won five Grammy Awards including Best New Artist, Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.

She was known for her substance abuse issues, and in 2011 died of an alcohol overdose at the age of 27.

Born: September 14, 1983
Birthplace: Southgate, London, England

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: July 23, 2011 (aged 27)
Cause of Death: Drug overdose

Married Life

  • 2007-05-18 Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (23) weds former video production assistant Blake Fielder-Civil (25) in Miami, Florida
  • 2009-08-28 Blake Fielder-Civil (27) divorces British Grammy award-winning singer Amy Winehouse (25) due to adultery after 2 years of marriage

Historical Events

  • 2007-06-20 Glastonbury Festival in Pilton, England opens: Arctic Monkeys, The Killers, and The Who headline; other performers include The Fratellis, Amy Winehouse, Shirley Bassey, Paul Weller, and Bright Eyes
  • 2008-02-10 50th Grammy Awards: Amy Winehouse wins 5 awards including song "Rehab"; Herbie Hancock wins Album of the Year

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