11:19 AM PT — Sinéad O’Connor‘s household tells The Irish Occasions, “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad. Her family and friends are devastated and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”
Sinéad O’Connor, the acclaimed singer behind “Nothing Compares 2 U” has died.
The Irish Occasions was first to report the information, with out a lot element, it is unclear the place O’Connor died or the circumstances surrounding her dying.
The previous few years of Sinéad’s life had been marked with tragedy, together with the dying of her son, 17-year-old Shane, who died by suicide in January 2022. Previous to his dying, Shane was on suicide watch inside an Irish hospital … however he’d gone lacking from the hospital simply two days earlier.
After his dying, Sinéad launched a press release saying, “My beautiful son, Nevi’im Nesta Ali Shane O’Connor, the very light of my life, decided to end his earthly struggle today and is now with God. May he rest in peace and may no one follow his example. My baby. I love you so much. Please be at peace.”
Sinéad has had her personal private struggles with psychological well being, she was reported lacking and suicidal in Chicago again in 2016 … however was later discovered protected. In an interview with Dr. Phil, Sinéad admitted she’d tried suicide 8 occasions in a single 12 months.
Sinéad’s music profession kicked off in an enormous method with the discharge of “The Lion and the Cobra” — her first album — again in 1987. The album earned her a Grammy nom for Greatest Feminine Rock Vocal Efficiency and reached gold standing.
Nevertheless, Sinéad’s 1990 album, “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got” — which contained her greatest hit, “Nothing Compares 2 U” — propelled her to stardom. The only, written by Prince, scored her a win for Video of the 12 months on the MTV Video Awards.
Sinéad continued to document, launch and tour music over the subsequent a number of a long time, however introduced she was suspending all of her tour dates in 2020 till 2022 to enter a one-year trauma and habit remedy program. On the time, she acknowledged, “I had a very traumatic six years and this year was the end of it but now recovery starts.”
Sinéad introduced her retirement from music in June 2021.
She’s survived by her three youngsters, Jake, Roisin and Yeshua.
Sinéad was solely 56.
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