Amy Winehouse

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Amy Jade Winehouse (14 September 1983 – 23 July 2011) was an English singer-songwriter known for her deep contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul (sometimes labelled as blue-eyed soul), rhythm and blues, jazz and reggae. Winehouse's 2003 debut album, Frank, was a critical success in the UK and was nominated for the Mercury Prize. Her 2006 follow-up album, Back to Black, led to five 2008 Grammy Awards, tying the record at that time for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made Winehouse the first British female to win five Grammys, including three of the general field "Big Four" awards: Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year.

Winehouse won three Ivor Novello Awards: in 2004, Best Contemporary Song for "Stronger Than Me"; in 2007, Best Contemporary Song again, this time for "Rehab"; and in 2008, Best Song Musically and Lyrically for "Love Is a Losing Game". She won the 2007 Brit Award for Best British Female artist, having also been nominated for Best British Album, with Back to Black.

After years of abusing drugs, then alcohol, Winehouse died of alcohol poisoning on 23 July 2011. Her album Back to Black posthumously became the UK's best-selling album of the 21st century, at that point. In 2012, Winehouse was ranked 26th on VH1's 100 Greatest Women In Music. The BBC has called her "the pre-eminent vocal talent of her generation".

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Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2006 More Fish Ghostface Killah 4 3
2007 Version Mark Ronson 7
2007 Real Girl Mutya Buena 2
2008 Cool Women: The Best Vocals Various Artists 1
2008 McMusic Hits 2008 Various Artists 1
2009 The Anthems 09 Various Artists 1
2009 Rhythms del Mundo: Classics Rhythms del Mundo 1
2009 Totally Chick Flicks Various Artists 1
2010 Q: Soul Bossa Nostra Quincy Jones 2
2011 Duets II Tony Bennett 3
2012 Life Is Good Nas 3.5 7
2012 The Golden Age of Song Jools Holland & His Rhythm & Blues Orchestra 1
2013 I'll Stand By You Various Artists 1
NRJ Music Award 2008 [CD2] Various Artists 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
2001 Duets II Compilation Tony Bennett 1
2003 Gilles Peterson: Worldwide, Volume 3 Compilation Gilles Peterson 1
2003 Kiss Presents: Hot Joints Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Brit Awards 2004 Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 I Luv Smash! Hits 2004 Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Jazz Cafe: The Soul Mix Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 The Very Best of New Woman Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Kiss Presents: Laydeez With Attitude Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 The Paul Gambaccini Collection Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Black Is Beautiful, Volume 9: White Man's Soul Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 The Late Lounge Presents: Angels Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Songbird Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Chick Flick Diaries Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Boxfresh Summer 2004 Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 Nationwide Mercury Prize 2004 Album of the Year Compilation Various Artists 1
2004 New Jazz Generation Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 Quiet Night in... Stay in Chill Out Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 Over the Rainbow: The Songbird Collection Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 Bondi Calling 2: More Surfside Sounds Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 Hemmesphere Four Compilation Various Artists 1
2005 Music for Cocktails, Part 3 Compilation Various Artists 1
2006 Now That’s What I Call Music! 65 (UK) Compilation Various Artists 2 1
2006 Essential Songs Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 BRITs Hits: The Album of the Year 2007 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 R&B Clubmix: The Biggest Tracks and Club Remixes: 2007 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Now Hits & Cool Tracks 1 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Now That’s What I Call Music! 66 (UK) Compilation Various Artists 2 1
2007 Essential Songs: Spring Collection Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Big Night Out Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Just Great Songs Compilation Various Artists 2
2007 Massive R&B: Spring Collection 2007 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 The Dome, Volume 42 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Come Into the Cool Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Ö3 Greatest Hits 38 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 Black Summer Party: Best Of, Volume 4 Compilation Various Artists 1
2007 RTL Sommer Hits 2007 Compilation Various Artists 1

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