Rachel Sanoff
Updated September 14, 2016
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It has been five years since the world lost the unbelievably talented and deeply soulful singer-songwriter, Amy Winehouse.

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Amy, who very publicly struggled with drug and alcohol abuse, succumbed to alcoholism on July 23, 2011 at the age of 27 — sharing the age of many music icons who died too soon, known as The 27 Club.

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Despite only releasing two (incredible) albums in her lifetime, the Grammy-winning musician’s talent was already understood as legendary before she even passed.

Since her passing, Amy’s legacy continues through The Amy Winehouse Foundation, helping young people who are fighting addiction, a documentary, and previously unreleased music — letting us newly experience the beloved songbird one more time.

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Today would have been Amy Winehouse’s 33rd birthday, and the world is celebrating the music icon.

We are also celebrating the day the universe gifted us with the bee-hived legend. Here is some of the most beautiful fan art that has been created in Amy’s memory:

Happy birthday, Amy! We miss you.