Amy Winehouse

Soul Singer



About

Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011 - (aged 27)) was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul), rhythm and blues, and jazz. Winehouse\'s debut album, Frank (2003), was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her follow-up album, Back to Black (2006), 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. <br><br> 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 Is a Losing Game.\" She also won the 2007 Brit Award for Best British Female Artist, having been nominated for Best British Album, with Back to Black. <br><br> 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. 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.\"<Br> Source: <A Href=\"Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page\" Target=\"_blank\" Rel=\"Me Nofollow\"> Https://En.Wikipedia.Org/Wiki/Main_Page</A>