5 Musicians Inspired by Amy Winehouse, in Honor of Her Birthday

September 13, 2019

Amy Winehouse was a unique artist who passed away tragically young at the height of her creative powers.

A controversial pop star, Winehouse -- whose birthday is Sept. 14 -- had a distinctive musical style, adopting the soulful crooning of throwback R&B legends and updating it for the 21st century.

But the influence she left is as great as the influence she bequeathed, both in style and attitude.

Winehouse’s legacy is no illusion. These are five artists who have admitted to being inspired by the late singer.