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Remembering Amy Winehouse’s most iconic moments

Five years ago, on June 23 2011, we lost an incredible talent.

“I’m not a girl trying to be a star or trying to be anything other than a musician. I don’t think I’m gonna be at all famous,” Amy Winehouse once said.

Little did she know that she would one day be a household name and hold the record for the most Grammys won by a British female artist.

Sadly, Amy’s life ended too soon.

It’s been five years after the singer’s sudden and tragic death on July 23, 2011. She was just 27 years old.

Click through as we celebrate her life, career and unforgettable talent.

Before her fame and her signature beehive hairstyle, Amy sang in bars.

Amy Winehouse appeared for her first album, Frank in 2004.

Amy was nominated for Best Urban Act and British Female Solo Artist at the Brit Awards. The gallery continues after the next video.

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Amy – and her incredible beehive – performs on stage in 2007 in France.

In 2007, Back to Black topped the charts for two weeks in January. It’s since 3.58 million copies, making it the UK’s second best-selling album of the 21st century.

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Amy’s visa troubles meant she couldn’t attend the 2008 Grammys, but won Record of the Year and Song of the Year for Rehab, Best Pop Vocal Album and Best New Artist. Gallery continues after the next video.

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Amy was with her mum when she won.

Amy Winehouse and her producer Mark Ronson performing on stage at the Brit Awards 2008 in London.

Amy and her husband Blake Fielder-Civil arrive at the 2007 MTV Movie Awards. “My husband is everything to me and without him it’s just not the same.”

The pair split in 2009.

Amy Winehouse performs at Glastonbury, 2008. Click to watch her perform her famous,Back to Black live at Glastonbury.

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