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Amy Winehouse Biography

Birth Name:
Amy Jade Winehouse
Birth Place:
London, England

Fast Facts

  • Was a member of England's National Youth Jazz Orchestra as a teenager
  • Released her acclaimed debut album, the jazz-leaning Frank, in 2003
  • Scored her first U
  • S
  • radio hit with "Rehab," the first single from 2006's platinum Back to Black
  • Was arrested for marijuana possession in Norway in October 2007; in a separate incident, husband Blake Fielder-Civil was jailed on charges of assault and perverting the course of justice
  • Appeared on fashion critic Richard Blackwell's infamous Worst-Dressed List for 2007
  • Aspired to be a roller-skating waitress after watching the movie American Graffiti as a child


  • 2015Grammy-Best Music Film: winner