British R&B/Soul singer Amy Winehouse, whose Back to Black album made her an international superstar, was found dead today (July 23, 2011), numerous media outlets in the UK are reporting. She was 27. The highly talented but very troubled singer was at her home in London when she was found deceased by paramedics, according to the London-based Daily Mail newspaper, BBC News and other outlets. Amy, who first gained fame in the U.S. with the song "Rehab," which was about her resistance to being sent to alcohol rehabilitation, had struggled for years with personal and professional turmoil caused by addiction to drink and drugs. A cause of death and most other details have yet to be revealed, but her death came one day after she cancelled a handful of concert dates after a disastrous comeback show in Serbia. The latest details on the death of Amy Winehouse will be posted here as they become available. Rest in peace, Amy.
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