[118] as well as another £1m to perform at a Moscow Art Gallery for Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich. The woman successfully realized her dreams in the only way she knew how. [77] Winehouse was also nominated for a 2008 MTV Europe Award in the "Act of the Year" category. hatszoros Grammy-díjas angol soul-, jazz- és rhythm and blues-énekesnő és dalszövegíró volt.Minden idők legtöbb zenei kiadványát értékesítő brit női előadók közé sorolják a több mint 24 millió eladott lemezével. Music was in her blood; several of her relatives from her mother’s side were musicians. In a 2010 … "[49][50][51] Her work with ex-Sugababe Mutya Buena, "B Boy Baby," was released on 17 December 2007. [28], After her death was announced, media and camera crews appeared, as crowds gathered near Winehouse's residence to pay their respects. #1204. When was Amy Winehouse born? 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[269] On 23 July, her trial began with prosecutor Lyall Thompson charging that Winehouse acted with "deliberate and unjustifiable violence" while appearing to be under the influence of alcohol or another substance. During the evening's ceremony, Winehouse won five Grammy Awards, including prizes for Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year — becoming the first British singer to win five Grammy Awards, as well as tying with singer Beyoncé for the record of the most Grammy wins by a female artist in a single night. According to Keith Caulfield, chart manager for Billboard, "Because of Amy, or the lack thereof, the marketplace was able to get singers like Adele, Estelle and Duffy," "Now those ladies have brought on the new ones, like Eliza Doolittle, Rumer and Ellie. "[187], Other artists that have credited Winehouse as an influence and/or for paving the way for them include Bruno Mars,[188] Tove Lo,[189] Jessie J,[190] Emeli Sandé,[191] Victoria Justice,[192] Paloma Faith,[193] Lana Del Rey,[194] Sam Smith,[195] Florence Welch,[196] Halsey,[197] Alessia Cara,[198] Estelle,[199] Daya,[200] Jorja Smith,[201] Lauren Jauregui[202] and Billie Eilish. In March 2011, Winehouse donated over £20,000 worth of clothes to a local charity shop in London. By the end of 2008, the singer's marriage had dissolved. [263] Some members of Parliament reacted negatively. Jim Morrison was the charismatic singer and songwriter for the 1960 rock group the Doors until his death in Paris at age 27. Instead, she dumped the company and turned the experience into the lead single for her second, critically acclaimed album Back to Black (2006). [45] Frank was released in the United States on 20 November 2007 to positive reviews. Audience reaction was reported as mixed. "[172] In The Scotsman, British singer and songwriter Lily Allen was quoted to have said – "I know Amy Winehouse very well. Soon after she began working for a living, as an entertainment journalist for the World Entertainment News Network and also singing with local group the Bolsha Band. The singer died tragically on July 23, 2011, at the age of 27 from accidental alcohol poisoning. After toying around with her brother Alex's guitar, Winehouse bought her own when she was 14 and began writing music shortly afterwards. [94] She returned to the hospital on 23 November 2008 for a reported reaction to her medication. In 2018, a documentary film based on Winehouse's album Back to Black, Amy Winehouse – Back to Black was released. [12] Her father, Mitch, often sang Frank Sinatra songs to her, and whenever she got chastised at school, she would sing "Fly Me to the Moon" before going up to the headmistress to be told off. Winehouse was known for her deep, expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul,[136][137][138] (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul and neo soul),[139][140] rhythm and blues,[141][142][143] and jazz. [294] Winehouse's parents set up The Amy Winehouse Foundation to prevent harm from drug misuse among young people; her brother Alex is an employee.[8][295]. Amy died on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27 at Camden, London, England due to alcohol poisoning. [171] Psychologist Donna Dawson commented that the results demonstrated that women like Winehouse who had "a certain sense of vulnerability or have had to fight against some adversity in their lives" received recognition. [117] It was reported she earned about £1m singing at two private parties during Paris Fashion Week. The trio was released after paying $715 in fines. Her grandmother encouraged Amy's artistic talents by suggesting attendance at a theatre school. Frank was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Most Popular. [113][114] Winehouse had an estimated £10m fortune, tying her for tenth place in the 2008 The Sunday Times listing of the wealth of musicians under age 30. In private, their romance centered around drugs, alcohol and physical abuse. In July 2000, she became the featured female vocalist with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra; influenced by Sarah Vaughan and Dinah Washington, the latter of whom she was already listening to at home. [156] Her look was repeatedly denigrated by the British press. In the same year, she performed at the Glastonbury Festival – Jazzworld, the V Festival and the Montreal International Jazz Festival. [16] Her family believes that the mid-2006 death of her grandmother, who was a stabilising influence, set her off into addiction. [216] Mitch Winehouse revealed the news at the Amy Winehouse Foundation Gala event in London. Amy Winehouse during Amy Winehouse in Concert at The Ambassador - March 2, 2007 in Dublin, Ireland. [7][132], Winehouse told a magazine that the drugs were to blame for her hospitalisation and that "I really thought that it was over for me then. Winehouse may have had her struggles -- she claimed that even at a young age she was kicked out of school for piercing her nose along with "general slackeritude" -- but she represents a persona the world continues to be captivated by. Her birthday was on September 14, 1983. [280], Winehouse was released from the London Clinic 24 hours after returning from a temporary leave to perform at Nelson Mandela's 90th birthday and at a concert in Glastonbury, and continued receiving treatment as an outpatient. Jamie Cullum admitted he still gets "too sad" to listen to Amy Winehouse's music. We strive for accuracy and fairness. The New Statesman called Winehouse "a filthy-mouthed, down-to-earth diva",[160] while Newsweek called her "a perfect storm of sex kitten, raw talent and poor impulse control". The song peaked at number two in the UK, upon its October single release. In 2011, Amy Winehouse was found dead in her north London flat after suffering alcohol poisoning. Fielder-Civil's father encouraged fans to boycott Winehouse's music, and Mitch Winehouse said this would not help. [21][22][23], After toying around with her brother Alex's guitar, Winehouse bought her own when she was 14 and began writing music shortly afterwards. Childhood trauma – abuse and abandonment – and the resulting problems of addiction, depression, eating disorders, and bipolar disorder can be successfully treated and healed. [203], After the release of Back to Black, record companies sought out female artists with a similar sound and fearless and experimental female musicians in general. A new documentary, Amy, is directed by Asif Kapadia and portrays the short life and death (at age 27) of singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse. She was found dead at the age of 27 on July 23, 2011. Winehouse was born on 14 September 1983 at Chase Farm Hospital in north London, to Jewish parents. "[129][130] At the behest of her family, three forthcoming collections up to and including autumn/winter 2012 that she had designed prior to her death will be released. She also performed Toots and the Maytals' "Monkey Man". "[205], After the singer's death by alcohol intoxication in July 2011, the Amy Winehouse Foundation was set up by Winehouse's family and launched on 14 September 2011 (which would have been Winehouse's 28th birthday). [208] On 12 March 2013, with the help of ex-addict Russell Brand, the Foundation launched the Amy Winehouse Foundation Resilience Programme For Schools across the UK which aims to provide effective education around drugs, alcohol and dealing with emotional issues. [161] Karen Heller with The Philadelphia Inquirer summarised the maelstrom this way: She's only 24 with six Grammy nominations, crashing headfirst into success and despair, with a codependent husband in jail, exhibitionist parents with questionable judgement, and the paparazzi documenting her emotional and physical distress. She is a legend and cult singer who stands in the same line with Kurt Cobain and Janis Joplin. About this rating Origin. Chris Taylor Bio Details. [277] In a radio interview, Mitch Winehouse said the singer was responding "fabulously" to treatment, which included being covered with nicotine patches. She wrote all the songs on the album herself, except for two. [211] The soundtrack of the same name was released on 30 October 2015, along with the DVD that includes music featured in the documentary by film composer Antônio Pinto and classic and some unreleased tracks by Winehouse. [63] The singer also earned a Grammy as Best New Artist, earning her an entry in the 2009 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for Most Grammy Awards won by a British Female Act. [313] Amy Jade Winehouse (London, Southgate, 1983. szeptember 14. Winehouse's story will be adapted for the big screen by Geoff Deane, who has written comedy movies Kinky Boots (2005) and It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006). [4][238], She was in a relationship with a British writer and director of films, Reg Traviss, from early 2010 until she died. [301] She was later cremated at Golders Green Crematorium. [26], While being developed by the management company, Winehouse was kept as a recording industry secret,[27] although she was a regular jazz standards singer at the Cobden Club. Winehouse's European tour in the fall of 2007, however, was scheduled to continue. In October 2015 Mark Ronson became a patron. [210] The film received its première at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival on 16 May and has been reviewed as "a tragic masterpiece", "brilliant", "heartbreaking" and "unmissable". [266], On 5 March 2009, Winehouse was arrested and charged with common assault following a claim by dancer Sherene Flash that Winehouse hit her in the eye at the September 2008 Prince's Trust charity ball. "Valerie" was nominated for a 2008 Brit Award for "Best British Single. [273] Winehouse plead guilty to the charges and was given a conditional discharge. 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The 41-year-old singer opened up about his friend - who tragically died nine years ago - and explained he struggles when he hears her songs on the radio. [93] According to The Times, Universal Music pressed her for new material in 2008, but as of 2 September that year she had not been near a recording studio. [72] By 12 March, the album had sold a total of 2,467,575 copies—318,350 copies had been sold in the previous 10 weeks—putting the album on the UK's top-10 best-selling albums of the 21st century for the first time. The artist seems in thrall to a tabloid persona that is not the real Amy. [319], "Winehouse" redirects here. – London, 2011. július 23.) On 26 March 2008, Winehouse's spokesman said she was "doing well". The Grammy winner Amy Winehouse died at a young age of 27 on July 23, 2011. [16][17] She attended the school for four years and founded a short-lived rap group called Sweet 'n' Sour, with Juliette Ashby, her childhood friend,[18] before seeking full-time training at Sylvia Young Theatre School. https://www.biography.com/musician/amy-winehouse. [6] Winehouse's ancestors were Russian Jewish and Polish Jewish immigrants to London. Died. [112] As part of a breast cancer awareness campaign, Winehouse appeared in a revealing photograph for the April 2008 issue of Easy Living magazine. Her family shared her love of theater and music. Many of the album's songs were influenced by jazz and, apart from two covers, were co-written by Winehouse. Winehouse was discovered dead in her bedroom with a laptop on her bed and empty bottles of vodka on the floor. [281] In July 2008, Winehouse stated that she had been diagnosed with "some areas of emphysema" and said she was getting herself together by "eating loads of healthy food, sleeping loads, playing my guitar, making music and writing letters to my husband every day. Singer Janis Joplin rose to fame in the late 1960s and was known for her powerful, blues-inspired vocals. [162], By 2008, her drug problems threatened her career. She died of alcohol poisoning on 23 July 2011, at the age of 27. Winehouse released her follow-up album, Back to Black, in 2006, which went on to become an international success and one of the best-selling albums in UK history. She later blamed her husband's legal woes for her inability to continue her tour. [8], The charity itself works to prevent the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on young people and it also aims to support, inform and inspire vulnerable and disadvantaged young people to help them reach their full potential. 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