Amy Winehouse Music Trivia

This Amy Winehouse music trivia page includes trivia about her Frank and Back To Black albums, her favourite artists and a James Bond movie…

Amy winehouse Music Trivia

Amy Winehouse Music Trivia

Amy’s debut album, Frank was released on October 20, 2003.

Amy’s Frank album went on to sell platinum.

Her favorite artists include Nas, Mos Def, Teena Marie, Beastie Boys, Carol King, Mahalia Jackson and Thelonious Monk.

In 2008 Bryan Adams wrote a song for Amy in a bit to help her overcome her drug habit. The song titled Flower Grown Wild, is about the dangers of drug-taking.

While performing at a concert in Birmingham England in November 2007, Amy was booed by the audience, with others walking out in protest to her drunken state.

In October 2007, it was revealed that Prince had asked Amy to perform a duet with him for his next album.

On 17 July 2007, her Back To Black album was announced as one of the 12 albums on the 2007 shortlist of Mercury Prize nominees.

Performed a rendition of The Zutons’ “Valerie” during her participation in a BBC Radio 1 Show Live Lounge and later recorded it with Mark Ronson in 2007.

In the summer of 2007, her song “You Know I’m No Good” was incorporated into ads for AMC’s T.V. drama, Mad Men.

Amy had several musical influences, from Elvis to Busta Rhymes. However, Winehouse’s favorite song was Carole King’s “So Far Away.”

Lady Gaga was a fan of Amy Winehouse and said, “I always felt like Amy had opened a door for girls like me, who didn’t fit that exact real pop mold.”

Her husband Blake appeared in the Lily Allen music video LDN.

In her song “Rehab”, she mentions the names Ray and Mr. Hathaway. These are references to the soul singers Ray Charles and Donny Hathaway.

Her album Back to Black, went to number one on the UK Albums Chart, and to number seven on the U.S. Billboard 200, becoming the highest debut entry for an album of a British female solo singer.

Amy announced she had been approached by one of the producers of the James Bond movies to sing the main theme of Bond 22.

Amy performed her song “Rehab” at the Brit Awards 2007.

In February 2007, Amy won the Best British Female Award at the Brit Awards, beating the favourite to win, Lily Allen.

Amy has signed to Island/Universal under management company Management 19. This is also her current label as of 2007.

In May 2007, Amy won the ‘Best Contemporary Song Award’ for her hit Rehab at the 52nd Ivor Novello Awards for British songwriters.

Her song “Rehab” is based on her past refusal to attend an alcohol rehabilitation centre after it was encouraged by her management company.

Sold the so-called “Double Trouble Combo” product, which included her new live DVD “I Told You I Was Trouble”, 16 oz. pint glass and 3.5 inch ashtray, on her official merchandise store in October 2007.

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