Dolores O’Riordan, frontwoman of the iconic Irish grunge band The Cranberries, has died at the age of 46.
“Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today,” a spokesperson for the singer told The Limerick Leader.
“She was 46 years old. The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at this time.”
Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old.
Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time. Full Statement: https://t.co/L8K98BFpSM pic.twitter.com/ADEY51Xnwe
— The Cranberries (@The_Cranberries) January 15, 2018
The cause of death has not been revealed.
O’Riordan joined The Cranberries, made up of brothers Noel Hogan and Mike Hogan after reading an advertisement in a local paper in 1989.
They went on to sell over 40 million records around the world, O’Riordan later releasing the solo records Are You Listening? in 2007 and No Baggage in 2009.
Family and friends have requested privacy at this time.