British soul singer Amy Winehouse had a tragically short career before dying from alcohol intoxication at age 27 on July 23, 2011. In honor of what would have been the late singer's 30th birthday Sept. 14, join us for a look back at her career.
Winehouse's debut album was "Frank," which was released in the United Kingdom in October 2003. The album was nominated for two Brit Awards and was short-listed for the Mercury Music Prize. It didn't receive an official release in the United States until after the success of her follow-up album, "Back to Black."
Winehouse poses for photographers at the 2004 Brit Awards in London on Jan. 12, 2004.
Winehouse is seen here during a performance in July 2004. With the success of "Frank," 2004 saw the singer land spots at the Glastonbury Festival, the V Festival, the Montreal International Jazz Festival and more.
Winehouse poses for photographs as she arrives at the Mercury Music Prize awards in London, Sept. 7, 2004.
The cover of Winehouse's second album, 2006's "Back to Black." The highly acclaimed album produced several singles, including "Rehab," "You Know I'm No Good," "Back to Black," "Tears Dry on Their Own" and "Love Is a Losing Game."
Winehouse arrives for the Brit Awards at the Earls Court Arena in London on Feb. 14, 2007. "Back to Black" was nominated for Best British Album, but lost out to the Arctic Monkeys' "Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not." Winehouse did receive the Brit Award for Best British Female and also performed "Rehab" during the ceremony.
Known for her partying ways, Winehouse has a drink between songs at the Virgin Festival at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Md., on Aug. 4, 2007.
This singer became as famous for her personal woes -- and tattoos -- as for her music.
Winehouse holds the MTV Europe Award 2007 trophy after winning the "Artist's Choice" category at the MTV Europe Award gala in Munich on Nov. 1, 2007. By 2008 she was tied for the 10th most wealthy musician under 30.
She was also known for her many, many court appearances, both for her own legal issues and those of her husband, Blake Fielder-Civil. Winehouse is seen here leaving Snaresbrook Crown Court in London after attending a court hearing for Fielder-Civil on Jan. 18, 2008.
Winehouse holds her mother Janis after she accepted a Grammy via satellite from London during the 50th Annual Grammy Awards on Feb. 10, 2008. She ended up winning a total of five Grammys for "Back to Black," tying the then record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and making Winehouse the first British female to win five Grammys.
Winehouse performs via satellite from London for the 50th Annual Grammy Awards. She was forced to perform live via satellite after her visa approval came through too late for her to travel to the U.S. for the ceremony.
Winehouse's wax sculpture is unveiled at Madame Tussauds in London on July 23, 2008.
Winehouse snarls at photographers outside the City of Westminster Magistrates Court in central London on March 17, 2009. As her court dates dragged on, she became increasingly hostile.
She was also known for blowing major concerts because of her reported drug and alcohol use. Winehouse is seen spitting as she performs at Glastonbury Festival in Somerset, England, on June 28, 2008.
Winehouse arrives at Milton Keynes Magistrates' Court, southern England, for an assault case against a theater manager on Jan. 20, 2010. She admitted to common assault and disorderly behavior and was given a two-year conditional discharge on ordered to pay a fine and restitution. The case was one of three assault charges Winehouse faced in 2008 and 2009.
Winehouse performs during a concert in Sao Paulo, Brazil, on Jan. 15, 2011. The concert was part of a series of five dates in Brazil and would be among her last performances.
Winehouse kicked off a 12-leg European tour in Belgrade, Serbia, on June 18, 2011, but the performance turned out to be a disaster, with the crowd booing her off the stage due to her apparently being too drunk to perform. A few days later, she canceled the rest of the tour.
Winehouse was found dead by her bodyguard on July 23, 2011. Here, flowers, photos and other tributes are seen outside Winehouse's home in Camden, London, after her death.
Fans mourn outside Winehouse's home following her death. She was 27. A coroner's inquest reached a verdict of misadventure and death by alcohol intoxication. The report released in October 2011 explained that Winehouse's blood alcohol content was 0.416 percent at the time of her death.
An album of previously unreleased material, titled "Lioness: Hidden Treasures," was released on Dec. 6, 2011. The album included Winehouse's last recording, a duet with Tony Bennett covering the jazz standard "Body and Soul." The song received the Grammy for Best Pop Duo/Group Performance at the 54th Grammy Awards on Feb. 12, 2012.
A fan-made Amy Winehouse memorial mural in Barcelona, Spain, as seen in January 2012.
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