Grammy award-winning R&B singer, Betty Wright has died at 66. The information of her passing was shared by Wright’s official Fb web page with an announcement shared by a direct member of the family.
The assertion of Fb learn, “On Sunday, Could 10th, 2020, our beloved mom, grandmother, sister, godmother, mentor, good friend and music icon, Betty Wright Transitioned to be with the Lord.”
“On behalf of the quick household, we want to say thanks for all of your help, prayers and outpouring of affection that you’ve proven for our beloved.” It additionally requested followers, “out of respect for the household, we want to hold this solemn time of bereavement and loss personal.”
The New York Instances and Billboard reported that the singer succumbed to most cancers at her dwelling in Miami. Wright was identified for singing because the age of 17. A few of her well-known songs are Clear Up Lady, No Ache No Acquire, Tonight Is The Night time and extra. She additionally gained six Grammy nominations with one win for Greatest Rhythm And Blues tune in 1976 for The place Is the Love?
She reportedly launched round 20 albums, final being in 2014 titled Dwelling Love Lies. It additionally featured different artists like Rick Ross and DJ Khaled.
Earlier, Betty’s sister Chaka Khan had tweeted that her “beloved sister, Betty Wright, is now in want of all of your prays.” After listening to the information of Betty’s passing, John Legend tweeted, “I cherished being round Ms Betty Wright. She was at all times so loving and giving to youthful artists. At all times engaged, at all times related. She might be missed.”
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