As many of you have no doubtedly heard by now, Grammy-winning singer Natalie Cole has passed on. Natalie’s death was confirmed by her publicist Maureen O’Connor, who said the singer passed away Thursday evening at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. She was 65 years old.
I won’t waste a lot of time here writing what many of you already know. Natalie was Nat King Cole’s daughter, she battled substance abuse, yada, yada, yada. Instead, I will simply share what truly made Natalie great: her music.