Amy Jade Winehouse was born on September 14, 1983 and
grew up in London. Before attempts to conquer US
audiences, Amy became know in the UK with her
eclectic style of music. Amy's debut LP Frank did well in the UK
with the singles "Stronger Than Me,"
"Take The Box," "In My Bed," and
"Pumps," but it took her second LP Back
to get her noticed by listeners outside the UK,
especially with the single "Rehab." As Amy's fame grew, so did the
fascination with her personal life and admitted
history of bouts with eating disorders and mental
Amy released Frank overseas.
The LP was a hit in the UK with several singles and
Amy received many award nominations over the next
Amy released Back
Amy released Back
in the US and topped the Billboard Digital Albums
Singles Artist of the Year
Amy topped the LP charts in the UK for 3
non-consecutive weeks with Back
Amy won a Brit Award for Best British Female Artist.
Amy got married in Miami.
was certified gold.
Amy appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.
Amy hit the Top 40 with "Rehab."
was certified platinum.
Amy took time off from touring and speculations about
a possible drug problem and rehab/retreat visit
Amy hit the Top 10 with "Rehab."
Amy was nominated for 3 MTV Video Music Awards including Video of the Year ("Rehab"), Female Artist of the Year, and Best New Artist.
Amy won a MTV Europe Music Award for Artists Choice.
Frank (from 2003) was released in
The single "Rehab" was certified gold.
was the top-selling LP of the year in the UK.
To Black: B-Sides was released as a digital LP and
included the tracks "Valerie,"
"Cupid," "Monkey Man," "Some
Unholy War," "Hey Little Rich Girl,"
"You're Wondering Now," To Know Him Is To
Love Him" (live), and "Love Is A Losing
Amy learned that she wouldn't be attending the Grammy Awards due to her visa being turned
down by the US Embassy.
Amy won 5 Grammy Awards for Record of the Year and Best Pop Vocal Performance - Female and Song
of the Year (awarded to the songwriter) ("Rehab"), Best Pop Vocal Album (Back
and Best New Artist, and was nominated for Album of the Year (Back
Amy performed at the ceremony via satellite.
was certified 2x platinum.
Amy won the prestigious Ivor Novello songwriting
Entertainment Weekly: 100 Best
Albums of the Last 25 Years included Back
at # 9.
Amy won a World Music Award for Top Female Pop/Rock
Act of the Year.
Rolling Stone: '100
Best Albums of the Decade (2000-2009)' included Back
at # 19.
Rolling Stone: '100 Best Songs
of the Decade (2000-2009)' included "Rehab" at # 8.
Amy returned to rehab in London.
Amy was found dead in her London apartment.
The days that followed Amy's death showed an increase
interest in her music and sales resulting in Back
topping the Billboard Digital Albums chart.
Toxicology tests found not evidence of illegal drugs
in Amy's system at the time of her death.
Amy could be heard on the Tony Bennett LP Duets
the track "Body And Soul."
Amy's death was ruled "death by
misadventure" and it is believed that she
unintentionally drank fatal levels of alcohol.
Unreleased material Lioness:
Hidden Treasures was released.
Hidden Treasures topped the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop
Hidden Treasures topped the UK LP chart.
Amy's duet with Tony Bennett "Body And Soul" won
a Grammy Award for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance.
Amy could be heard on the Nas LP Life
on the track "Cherry Wine."
Winehouse At The BBC was released.
Amy was nominated for a Grammy Award for Best Rap/Sung Collaboration ("Cherry Wine" with Nas).
Released: October, 2003 (released in US in
Billboard peak: # 61
Entertainment Weekly: A-
Tracks: "Intro" - "Stronger
Than Me" - "You Sent Me Flying" -
"Know You Know" - "F*** Me
Pumps" - "I Heard Love Is Blind" -
"Moody's Mood For Love" - "(There
Is) No Greater Love" - "In My Bed"
- "Take The Box" - "October
Song" - "What It Is About Men" -
"Help Yourself" - "Amy Amy
Amy" - "Outro"
Released: December, 2006 (October, 2006
US: 2x Platinum
Billboard peak: # 2
Grammy Winner: Best Pop Vocal Album
Grammy Nominee: Album of the Year
Rolling Stone: - Entertainment
Tracks: "Rehab" - "You Know I'm No
Good" - "Me & Mr. Jones" -
"Just Friends" - "Back To
Back" - "Love Is A Losing Game" -
"Tears Dry On Their Own" - "Wake
Up Alone" - "Some Unholy War" -
"He Can Only Hold Her"
Released: December, 2011
Tracks: "Our Day Will Come" -
"Between The Cheats" - "Tears
Dry" - "Will You Still Love Me
Tomorrow?" - "Like Smoke"
(featuring Nas) - "Valerie" ('68
Version) - "The Girl From Ipanema" -
"Half Time" - "Wake Up Alone"
- "Best Friends, Right?" - "Body
And Soul" (with Tony Bennett) - "A Song
Winehouse At The BBC
Released: November 13, 2012
Live Tracks: "Know You Now"
- "F*** Me Pumps" - "In My
Bed" - "October Song" - "Rehab" - "You Know I'm No
Good" - "Just Friends" -
"Love Is A Losing Game" - "Tears
Dry On Their Own" - "Best Friends,
Right?" - "I Should Care" -
"Lullaby Of Birdland" -
"Valerie" - "To Know Him Is To
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