Amy Winehouse Remembered

Mimi ON Jul 23, 2012 AT 4:24 pm

Amy Winehouse 1983-2011

Today marks the one year anniversary of the passing of iconic music artist, Amy Winehouse, but her legacy lives on through her music and continues to capture the hearts of thousands all over the globe.

As with several other artists, Amy’s influence came sharply into focus in the months following her passing. The sales of Amy’s albums and individual tracks skyrocketed shortly afterwards and some of the biggest artists in the music industry honored the impact her talent had on the music industry.

“Amy changed pop music forever. I remembered knowing there was hope and feeling not alone because of her,” Lady Gaga tweeted. “She lived jazz, she lived the blues.”

We are celebrating Amy Winehouse’s life today and remembering the happy times of her life. She was a once-in-a-lifetime talent and although she is no longer with us, her musical legacy and lyrics will impact listeners and fans for years to come.

Take a look at Amy Winehouse throughout the years from when she was a fledgling chanteuse starting out in the music industry to becoming the musical legend.

Young Amy Winehouse

The above images show a young Amy Winehouse on the rise to musical stardom with her first album, Frank, which was released in 2003 and won an Ivor Novello award, two Brit nominations and was shortlisted for the Mercury Music Prize.

Amy Winehouse throughout the years

The singer-songwriter released the critically acclaimed Back to Black album 3 years later, in 2006. The much-loved album, went on to win five Grammy awards, including Best New Artist, Record of the Year and Song of the Year for her hit single “Rehab.”

Happier times

“Her vocal talent transcended any kind of style,” singer-songwriter Miranda Lee Richards said. “That’s what great artists do. Even when there is a rash of artists doing the same thing, someone like her stands out because of her extraordinary voice.”

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