Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has passed away aged 46. A publicist for the singer confirmed the news earlier today, stating that the singer was in London for a recording session when she suddenly died. The cause of death has not yet been revealed to the public.
Speaking to the Limerick Leader, the singer’s spokesperson said “Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. 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.”
The Cranberries reformed in May of last year and released a new album Something Else, however, their plans to tour the project were shelved due to O’Riordan encountering health problems.
Our thoughts are with her family and friends at this time.