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By Chas Newkey-Burden

An undeniable musical icon and arguable star determine, Amy Winehouse’s precise combination of jazz, pop, and soul making a song and songwriting have introduced her a number of awards—including prestigious Ivor Novellos and 5 Grammys—as good as an military of devoted fanatics who adore her wealthy voice and painfully sincere lyrics. in the meantime, wild tales approximately her turbulent and hedonistic own existence have stored Amy within the headlines. She is an everyday fixture within the tabloids and a fascination of megastar magazines, but she additionally holds the distinction of many severe musicians. This notable biography strains the lifetime of the tattooed ask yourself from her adolescence pranks in north London via her days on the Sylvia younger Theatre university and her time spent operating with pop impresario Simon Fuller, as much as the proficient and rebellious Amy Winehouse of today.

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