(2003), was a critically acclaimed mixture of jazz, pop, soul and hip-hop.
Born in London, England, on September 14, 1983, Amy Winehouse broke into the music business when, at age 16, a classmate passed on her demo tape to a record label.
She signed her first record deal as a jazz vocalist, and her music later blossomed into an eclectic mix of jazz, pop, soul and R&B.
By 2006, her management company finally suggested that Winehouse enter rehab for alcohol abuse.
Instead, she dumped the company and turned the experience into the lead single for her second, critically acclaimed album (2006).
Winehouse canceled all concerts and public appearances for the rest of 2007, again citing "doctor's orders." A month later, Winehouse was arrested on suspicion of attempting to interfere with her husband's case.
She voluntarily reported to a police station and was arrested before questioning.That same year, she caught her first big break when a schoolmate and close friend, pop singer Tyler James, passed her demo tape to his label, A&R, who was searching for a jazz vocalist.The opportunity led her to a record deal with Island/Universal.music charts than any other American debut by a British female recording artist in history. In April of 2007, Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil were engaged.The album stayed in the Top 10 for several months, selling one million copies by the end of that summer, with "Rehab" becoming a top 10 U. Winehouse revealed that her romance with the 23-year-old was the inspiration for several of the tracks.Winehouse won five Grammy Awards connected to her 2006 album Amy Jade Winehouse was born on September 14, 1983, in the suburb of Southgate in London, England.