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Diahann Carroll Dead - Tony Award-Winning Actress Dies at 84

Diahann Carroll has sadly died.

The Tony Award-winning actress and first African-American woman to star in her own TV series died at the age of 84, her daughter Suzanne confirmed on Friday (October 4).

Diahann passed away after bravely battling with cancer.

She is perhaps best known for her role as Dominique Deveraux on Dynasty, and previously starred in 1968 sitcom Julia in the title role for three years. The show is considered to be a trailblazer for greater visibility for African American characters on TV series.

She won a Tony for her role in No Strings in the early 1960s. More recently, she received an Emmy nomination for a role on Grey’s Anatomy.

Our thoughts are with Diahann‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

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Kim Shattuck Dead - The Muffs Singer-Songwriter Dies at 56

Kim Shattuck has sadly died.

The Muffs singer-songwriter and alt-rock star died at the age of 56, her husband Kevin Sutherland confirmed on social media on Wednesday (October 2).

Kim bravely battled ALS before her death.

“My heart is forever broken,” wrote band member Melanie Vammen.

“This morning the love of my life Kim passed peacefully in her sleep after a two year struggle with ALS. I am the man I am today because of her. She will live with all of us through her music, our shared memories and in her fierce creative spirit. I love you forever my Kimmy. Thank you for sharing your life,” her husband wrote on Instagram.

The Muffs were set to release their first album in five years, No Holiday, on October 18.

Our thoughts are with Kim‘s loved ones at this difficult time.

Jessye Norman Dead - Legendary Opera Singer Dies at 74

Legendary opera singer Jessye Norman has sadly died.

The 74-year-old Grammy winning singer passed away on Monday morning (September 30) at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital in New York.

Jessye suffered from septic shock and multi-organ failure in addition to a complications from a 2015 spinal cord injury.

“We are so proud of Jessye’s musical achievements and the inspiration that she provided to audiences around the world that will continue to be a source of joy. We are equally proud of her humanitarian endeavors addressing matters such as hunger, homelessness, youth development, and arts and culture education,” her family said in a statement to AP.

Jessye‘s famed soprano voice won her four Grammy Awards, the National Medal of Arts and the Kennedy Center Honor.

Our thoughts are with Jessye‘s family and friends during this difficult time.

Busbee Dead - Hit Songwriter & Music Producer Dies at 43

Michael Busbee – known professionally as “Busbee” – has sadly passed away.

The 43-year-old music producer and songwriter – who has worked closely with Maren Morris, Pink, Florida Georgia Line, and Lady Antebellum – has died, Rolling Stone reports.

As of right now, Busbee‘s cause of death has not been reported.

found huge success in the country music field, co-writing co-wrote Florida Georgia Line’s Number One ballad “H.O.L.Y.,” Rascal Flatts’ “Summer Nights,” Lady Antebellum’s “You Look Good,” and Keith Urban and Carrie Underwood’s collaboration “The Fighter.”

Busbee also wrote a number of songs on Maren‘s 2019 album Hero, including her breakout single “My Church.”

Shortly after news broke of Busbee‘s passing, Maren took to Twitter to remember her longtime creative partner.

“This just doesn’t seem fair. I will always love you and the songs and albums I was lucky to make with you, Busbee. Rest well, my sweet friend,” Maren tweeted along with a photo of she and Busbee.

Our thoughts are with Busbee‘s loved ones at this time.

Jose Jose Dead - Iconic Mexican Singer Dies at 71

José José has sadly passed away at the age of 71.

The iconic Mexican singer, best known as the “Prince of Song” died on Saturday (September 28) in Florida, where he was receiving treatment for pancreatic cancer, the Mexican Ministry of Culture has confirmed.

“From the Ministry of Culture we are sorry for the passing of singer José Rómulo Sosa, better known as José José of the prince of the song. Since the beginning of his career, the singer of El Triste became one of most beloved voices in Mexico. Rest in Peace,” the ministry tweeted.

José José is survived by wife Sara Salazar and five children.

Our thoughts are with José José’s loved ones during this difficult time.

Linda Porter Dead - 'Superstore' Actress Dies at 86

Superstore actress Linda Porter has sadly passed away.

The 86-year-old actress died after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday (September 25), according to Deadline.

Linda, who played Cloud 9 employee Myrtle Vartanian, had appeared in 35 episodes of the NBC sitcom since season one.

She had reportedly not filmed any episodes for the show’s new season.

Additionally, Linda had a reoccurring role on Twin Peaks revival as well as credits in Childrens Hospital, 2 Broke Girls, The Mindy Project and How I Met Your Mother.

Our thoughts are with Linda‘s family and friends during this difficult time.