Five-time Grammy Award winner and soul singing icon whose album, Back to Black, became the best-selling album of the twenty-first century in the UK. She died of alcohol poisoning at her home in Camden, London.
She got her first guitar when she was 14 years old and the following year, she began writing her own music.
She released the autobiographical song "Rehab" in 2007 and won the Ivor Novello Award for Best Contemporary Song for "Stronger Than Me."
She got married to Blake Fielder on May 18, 2007 and divorced him on July 16, 2009.
She was compared to Sarah Vaughan, one of her influences, after releasing Frank in 2003.