Grammy award-winning Etta James has sadly passed away at 73 after losing her battle with leukaemia. Beyonce among others sent a message remembering Etta James.
”This is a huge loss. Etta James was one of the greatest vocalists of our time. I am so fortunate to have met such a queen. Her musical contributions will last a lifetime. Playing Etta James taught me so much about myself, and singing her music inspired me to be a stronger artist. When she effortlessly opened her mouth, you could hear her pain and triumph. Her deeply emotional way of delivering a song told her story with no filter. She was fearless, and had guts. She will be missed.”
Kelly Rowland described James’s talent as incredible in her tweet today
Jessica Alba tweeted that the late singer was one of her all time favourites