RIP: Amy Winehouse Dead at 27


In shocking and sad news, Back to Black singer Amy Winehouse was found dead at 4pm today in her London home. She was 27. There are currently no details as to the cause of her passing, though we imagine these will become available as the story develops. Though she struggled in recent years with health issues, drug addiction and alcohol abuse, Winehouse was an insanely talented singer and songwriter, credited by many for her role in the reemergence of British soul and R&B into the mainstream, as well as the increased popularity of female singer/songwriters on the world stage.

[via the Daily Mail]