Natalie Cole has died. The singer, who crooned on “Unforgettable” and “This Will Be,” was 65.
Cole was a singing legend who was ailing and cancelled several performances and tours this winter. She cancelled several December performances in December and a tour in February, according to TMZ.
The singer had health issues, particularly liver disease and Hepatitis C. She also battled substance abuse earlier in her life.
She will be missed.
Natalie’s father was the great Nat “King” Cole and she called Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughn and Sammy Davis, Jr. her “musical mentors.” She was a multiple Grammy Award winner.
The exact date of her death has not been revealed.