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Her follow-up album, Back to Black (2006), led to five 2008 Grammy Awards, tying the then record for the most wins by a female artist in a single night, and made her the first British woman to win five Grammys, Winehouse won three Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers, and Authors: in 2004, Best Contemporary Song for "Stronger Than Me"; in 2007, Best Contemporary Song again, this time for "Rehab"; and in 2008, Best Song Musically and Lyrically for "Love Is a Losing Game." She also won the 2007 Brit Award for Best British Female Artist, having been nominated for Best British Album, with Back to Black.
Winehouse was plagued by drug and alcohol addiction.
Produced mainly by Salaam Remi, many songs were influenced by jazz and, apart from two covers, Winehouse co-wrote every song.
The album received positive reviews The album entered the upper levels of the UK album chart in 2004 when it was nominated for Brit Awards in the categories of "British Female Solo Artist" and "British Urban Act." It went on to achieve platinum sales.
Winehouse hired New York singer Sharon Jones's longtime band, the Dap-Kings, to back her up in the studio and on tour.
Mitch Winehouse relates in Amy, My Daughter how fascinating watching her process was: her perfectionism in the studio and how she would put what she had sung on a CD and play it in his taxi outside to know how most people would hear her music.
The 11-track album, completed in five months, was produced entirely by Salaam Remi and Ronson, with the production credits being split between them.
It was the best-selling album in the UK of 2007, selling 1.85 Time magazine named "Rehab" the Best Song of 2007."Tears Dry on Their Own," "Love Is a Losing Game" were also released as singles, but failed to achieve the same level of success.A deluxe edition of Back to Black was also released on 5 November 2007 in the UK.Back to Black was released in the UK on 30 October 2006.It went to number one on the UK Albums Chart for two weeks in January 2007, dropping then climbing back for several weeks in February.