Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse

English singer and songwriter
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  • Attended the Brit School with singer Katie Melua.
  • Nominated for a Mercury Music Award in 2004.
  • Received her first guitar at the age of 13.
  • At around age ten, she founded a rap group named Sweet 'n' Sour (she was "Sour").
  • Friend of Kelly Osbourne.
  • Won a Brit Award for "Best British Female" in 2007.
  • Growing up in Southgate, she attended Ashmole School.
  • Although she was finally granted an entry visa in the United States to perform at the 2008 Grammy Awards, she remained in London and sang two songs via satellite. During the show, she was awarded five Grammys for "Best Pop Vocal Album", "Record of the Year", "Song of the Year", "Best Female Pope Performance" (for "Rehab") and "Best New Artist" (10 February 2008).
  • Due to her bulimia as well as her alcohol problems, she has been a target of the tabloids.
  • Born in the Southgate area of Enfield, London, England.
  • Her husband Blake appeared in the Lily Allen music video LDN.
  • Her father, Mitchell Winehouse, is a taxi driver.
  • Released on bail after being arrested on suspicion of attempting to interfere with a court case involving her husband (18 December 2007).
  • Trained at the Sylvia Young Theatre School when she was twelve years old, but was expelled at age fourteen for "not applying herself" and piercing her own nose.
  • Ranked #2 in Richard Selzer (aka Mr. Blackwell) 's 48th annual Worst Dressed Woman list (January 2008).
  • Has a brother, Alex.
  • Her "Back To Black" album was inspired by her relationship with Blake Civil-Fielder prior to their marriage.
  • Friends with singer Remi Nicole.
  • Jazz, soul and R&B singer.
  • Her husband Blake was one of five men arrested on a charge of trying to pervert the course of justice (9 November 2007).
  • Her second album "Back to Black" reached #1 in the UK Albums Charts (2006).
  • Her mother, Janis, is a pharmacist.
  • Nominated for two Brit Awards in 2003.
  • Attended the Brit School with singer Katie Melua.
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