Amy Winehouse: Distinctive style, destructive behavior, undeniable talent

Photo by: Matt Dunham/AP
Amy Winehouse, 1984-2011-
British soul-jazz phenomenon Amy Winehouse, whose powerful voice and heart-wrenching lyrics perfectly illustrated her struggle with addiction, was ... more 
Photo by: Matt Dunham/AP
Amy Winehouse, 1984-2011-
British soul-jazz phenomenon Amy Winehouse, whose powerful voice and heart-wrenching lyrics perfectly illustrated her struggle with addiction, was found dead Saturday in her London home, police said. She was 27 years old.

Known for her distinctive style and self-destructive behavior, Winehouse skyrocketed to fame with her Grammy-award winning 2006 album "Back to Black" and it's chart-topping singles "Rehab" and "You Know I'm No Good."

In this Feb. 16, 2007 file photo, British singer Amy Winehouse poses for photographs after being interviewed by The Associated Press at a studio in north London. For all her troubles, there's no denying Amy Winehouse's talent. Click through for more about her life, and check out her 2008 Grammy performance below. less 
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