Amy Winehouse – Alcohol Death – tributes outside her house

Amy Winehouse tributes

A second inquest into the death of singer Amy Winehouse, January 8, confirmed she drank herself to death.

It was reheard after it was found the original Coroner did not have the right qualifications.  The new hearing said the star died from “alcohol toxicity”, adding it was “a level of alcohol commonly associated with fatality”.

Amy Winehouse was found dead at her home in Camden, north London, on 23 July 2011.  Her death shocked fans around the world.  Hundreds showed up leaving flowers and tributes to the singer.

Many were in tears and heart-broken over the loss.

Her first album Frank in 2003 a huge success followed up in 2008, her Back to Black album won five Grammy Awards – the most a female artist has received in one night.  Also made her the first British female to win five Grammys.

Following Amy’s death, Back to Black became the UK’s best-selling album of the 21st century at the time.

The BBC called her “the pre-eminent vocal talent of her generation.”

The singer-songwriter  known for her deep vocals and her electic mix of musical genres including soul, rhythm and blues, jazz, reggae.   Amy played the guitar and drums

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