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Singer Natalie Cole dead at 65

Friday, January 01, 2016 - 01:08

Grammy-winning singer Natalie Cole, the daughter of Nat King Cole, dies at the age of 65 following complications from a kidney transplant and Hepatitis C. Gavino Garay reports.

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Natalie Cole, the daughter of Nat King Cole, has died. She was 65. The family of the nine-time Grammy-winning singer says she passed away on New Year's Eve at Cedar Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles - after suffering from what they said were "ongoing health issues." Celebrity news outlet TMZ says the R&B, soul and pop artist died from congestive heart failure following complications from a kidney transplant. She was diagnosed with Hepatitis C in 2008, and had struggled with drug problems in the past. Cole broke out in 1975 with her Grammy-winning hit "This Will Be". But her career reached superstar status in 1991 with "Unforgettable... With Love" -- an album about her father, singer Nat King Cole. In a statement, her family said she would remain quote "UNFORGETTABLE in our hearts forever."

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Singer Natalie Cole dead at 65

Friday, January 01, 2016 - 01:08