July 23, 2021, marks the 10th Anniversary of Amy Winehouse’s passing. Her famous hits include Rehab, Back to Black, Tears Dry On Their Own, and You Know I’m No Good.
Here are a few significant musical moments that marked Amy Winehouse’s career/life. In the year 2000, Amy Winehouse because a featured female vocalist with the National Youth Jazz Orchestra.
She releases her first album entitled Frank in 2003, in which the song Stronger Than Me won an Ivor Novello Award. Her famous hit Rehab, a piece from the second record Back to Black, also won an Ivor Novello Award. Back to Black reached platinum sales in 2004.
February 10, 2008, Amy Winehouse won five Grammy Awards, including Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for the single “Rehab,” Record of the Year, Song of the Year, and Best Pop Vocal Album.
Three days before Amy Winehouse’s passing, she did a surprise appearance to support her Goddaughter Dionne Bromfield performing the song Mama Said with The Wanted at Camden’s Roundhouse.
Amy Winehouse sang any genre with style and edge with heart and soul – expressing raw and deep emotions. She had an incredible and unforgettable vocal range – sounding bold and passionate. Her music had both contemporary and vintage sounds blended nicely together.
She leaves behind an impressive legacy.
RIP Amy Winehouse
Years active: 1997–2011
Musical genres: Soul, blue-eyed soul, neo-soul, R&B, and jazz
Back to Black (2006)
Lioness: Hidden Treasures (2011, compilation)
PS: I’m aware of the controversy surrounding the late Amy Winehouse, but I chose not to cover it because I want to honour her musical career.