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GlobalGrind is deeply saddened to hear that legendary 1980s singer Vesta Williams has passed away at the age of 48.

It’s being reported that the singer’s body was found in a Los Angeles, CA hotel room and the cause of death is unknown.

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Born in 1963 in Coshocton, Ohio, Williams was singing since she could speak, rising to fame in the early 1980s and reaching the peak of her success in the mid-80s.

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Williams never had any albums certified gold and never had any Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100, however she scored seven Top 20 R&B hits from the mid-1980s to the early 1990s.

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Watch as Williams performs one of her biggest hits, “Congratulations”:

Rest in Peace Vesta. 

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