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Amy Winehouse

Singer and Songwriter
Female
Born Sep 14, 1983
Hometown Southgate
Died Jul 23, 2011
Death Place Camden Town
Religion Jewish
Height 5' 2½" (15...
Weight 90 lbs (40.8 kg) ...

Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her powerful deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres including R&B, soul and jazz. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was critically successful in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1983 Birth Born on September 14, 1983.
1992 8 Years Old In 1992 her grandmother Cynthia suggested she attend the Susi Earnshaw Theatre School, where she went on Saturdays to further her vocal education and to learn to tap dance. … Read More

TEENAGE

1997 13 Years Old She also appeared in an episode of The Fast Show, 1997, with other children from the Sylvia Young School and later attended The Mount School, Mill Hill; the BRIT School in Selhurst, Croydon; Osidge JMI School and then Ashmole School. … Read More
2000 16 Years Old In July 2000, she became the featured female vocalist with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra; her influences were to include Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington, the latter whom she was already listening to at home. … Read More
2002 18 Years Old Winehouse signed to Simon Fuller's 19 Management in 2002 and was paid £250 a week against future earnings. … Read More
2003 19 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize.

TWENTIES

2004 20 Years Old Later in 2004, she and Remi won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song, for their first single together, "Stronger Than Me." … Read More
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. … Read More
The album's second single and lead single in the US, "You Know I'm No Good," was released in January 2007 with a remix featuring rap vocals by Ghostface Killah. … Read More
…  In late January 2008, Winehouse reportedly entered a rehabilitation facility for a two-week treatment program.
The singer also earned a Grammy as Best New Artist, earning her an entry in the 2009 edition of the Guinness Book of World Records for Most Grammy Awards won by a British Female Act. … Read More
2010 26 Years Old Island claimed that a new album would be due in 2010 with Island co-president Darcus Beese saying, "I've heard a couple of song demos that have absolutely floored me." … Read More
During January 2011, she played five dates in Brazil, with opening acts of Janelle Monáe and Mayer Hawthorne.
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