At this time, Winehouse began attending Susi Earnshaw Theatre School on Saturdays to take singing and tap-dancing lessons.After attending the school for four years, she founded the rap group Sweet 'n' Sour with a friend, before then began attending Sylvia Young Theatre School full time.The album received glowing reviews and went on to become triple platinum.While 'Frank' - named in honour of Frank Sinatra - was very jazz-influenced, Winehouse focused on 50s and 60s girl groups for her second album.On 27th October 2006, Winehouse released 'Back to Black'.The acclaimed album received 6 Grammy Awards, before going on to become the second best-selling album in the UK in the 21st Century by 2011.
Her rep insists she didn't bail too early from the rehab facility, saying she had "finished her assessment" and was "raring to go" on her European Tour.
July 16, 2009: Winehouse and Blake Fielder-Civil finally call it quits after numerous fights and arrests, and are officially divorced. 23, 2009: Winehouse charged with a public order offense and common assault after she reportedly pulls a theater manager's hair and spouts profanities at him during a family-friendly production of Cinderella. 20, 2010: Winehouse pleads guilty to boozily assaulting a theater manager (aka common assault and disorder) in December.
She is fined about 0 and given a two-year conditional discharge.
Fielder-Civil was imprisoned for assault in 2008, and Winehouse began seeing Josh Bowman. Fielder-Civil revealed later that during their time together, he had introduced her to cocaine and heroin.
Death: On 23th July 2011, paramedics arrived at Winehouse's London home at pm, after a call from her bodyguard that revealed she was not moving and had stopped breathing.