Grammy Award Winner Natalie Cole Passes Away
Singer Natalie Cole performing on March 2, 2015 at Avery Fisher Hall, in New York. (Photo: AP)
Singer Natalie Cole performing on March 2, 2015 at Avery Fisher Hall, in New York. (Photo: AP)

Grammy Award Winner Natalie Cole Passes Away

Singer Natalie Cole passed away on the eve of new year, her publicist Maureen O’Connor announced on January 1.

Daughter of jazz legend Nat “King” Cole, the 65-year-old was herself a winner of the prestigious Grammy award.

O’Connor had no details about how or where Cole died.

Cole had battled drug problems and hepatitis that forced her to undergo a kidney transplant in May 2009.

Cole’s 1991 album, Unforgettable, With Love, won her six Grammy awards and sold around 14 million copies world-wide.

On the title cut, she sang along with her father’s taped version to create a memorable duet.

Nat “King” Cole died of lung cancer in 1965.

(With inputs from AP.)

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