Sad news to report. Iconic disco singer Donna Summer has passed away after a battle with cancer, TMZ reports. There aren’t many details since many news outlets are currently researching, however it was reported she was in Florida at the time of her death.
Rising to fame in the 70s, with hits like “Last Dance,” “Hot Stuff” and “Bad Girls.”, Donna was ahead of her time with her moves and vocal arrangements. You might also remember her 80s hits, “She Works Hard for the Money” and “This Time I Know It’s for Real” too. Back in 2010, we honored Donna is our music throwback post, check out a link to that post below. Rest in Peace.
**UPDATE: DONNA’S FAMILY ISSUES A STATEMENT**
“Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith. While we grieve her passing, we are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy. Words truly can’t express how much we appreciate your prayers and love for our family at this sensitive time.” [SOURCE]
DONNA SUMMER PERFORMING “LAST DANCE” (1978)