Factbox: The life and times of Amy Winehouse
(Reuters) - British singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in north London, Sky News reported on Saturday. She was 27.
Here are some details about her life:
-- Amy Winehouse was born on September 14 1983 to a Jewish family with a history of jazz musicians.
-- She was discovered by soul singer Tyler James at the age of 16 and in 2003 her debut album "Frank" was released, to general acclaim.
-- Her second album "Back to Black" was released in October 2006 and reached the No.1 spot.
-- The album's hit single "Rehab," with the prescient line: "They tried to make me go to rehab. I said 'no, no, no'" has been called the anthem of celebrity trash culture.
-- In October 2007, she and her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil were arrested at a Norwegian hotel for marijuana possession, and soon afterward fans booed her on stage as she slurred her way through her gigs. They divorced in 2009. Continued...