Born on September 14 1983 Amy Jade Winehouse was a British singer songwriter. Known for her deeply personal lyrics and a voice that simultaneously echoed jazz singers of the past and a completely new sound. Winehouse seamlessly mixed hip hop, jazz, soul and R&B to be the backdrop to her heart wrenching vocal melodies. In her short career she released just two albums to massive critical acclaim. Overall Winehouse received 23 awards from 60 nominations. Most notably five Grammy Awards, four Ivor Novello Awards and a Mercury Prize nomination for ‘Album of the Year’. After a long battle with substance abuse and eating disorders Winehouse died in her home on July 23 2011.She was 27 years old.
Happy Birthday Amy Winehouse.