It’s a tragic loss for music!
Cranberries singer Dolors O’Riordan has passed suddenly at age 46 in a hotel room in London.
According to her publicist, her family is ‘devastated’ after hearing the news.
She passed away at the Park Lane Hotel in London.
The Irish musician had been performing with a group called D.A.R.K. but is best known for her years in the Cranberries.
As of now, they death is being investigated as ‘unexplained’ with no clear cause of death readily available.
Ronan Keating mourned her death, saying ‘loss of an incredible talent and a lovely soul.’
Her last tweet showed her heading to Ireland:
Her publicist released a statement saying ‘Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old. The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at this time. Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.’
— Duran Duran (@duranduran) January 15, 2018
My first time hearing Dolores O'Riordan's voice was unforgettable. It threw into question what a voice could sound like in that context of Rock. I'd never heard somebody use their instrument in that way. Shocked and saddened to hear of her passing, thoughts are with her family.
— Hozier (@Hozier) January 15, 2018
gone too soon.
rest in power to one of our biggest musical inspirations, dolores o'riordan.
thank you. pic.twitter.com/ZghvQS4p2M
— MUNA (@whereisMUNA) January 15, 2018
I’m truly so sad that Dolores O’Riordan has passed, that woman is a legend. RIP.
— lil sara (@mexicanicecream) January 15, 2018
For my 13 years old self with my Doc Martin boots and the lyrics learnt to Zombie…. Dolores O'Riordan was the epitome of cool. What an amazing voice and performer. Such sad news. Thoughts to her family. #RIPDoloresORiordan
— Caitriona Balfe (@caitrionambalfe) January 15, 2018
— Natasha Negovanlis (@natvanlis) January 15, 2018