Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor, known for her iconic song “Nothing Compares 2 U,” has passed away at the age of 56. The cause of her death is yet to be revealed. She was found “unresponsive” at her London home and pronounced dead at the scene. Her family has requested privacy during this difficult time.
Throughout her life, O’Connor openly discussed her long battle with mental illness. Despite her struggles, she was determined to continue her music career. Earlier this month, she announced her return to London after 23 years and revealed her plans to release a new album next year. Additionally, she was scheduled to tour Australia, New Zealand, Europe, the United States, and other territories in the coming years.
O’Connor’s musical journey began with her debut album “The Lion and the Cobra,” which earned her a Grammy nomination for Best Female Vocal Rock Performance. However, her international breakthrough came with her second album, featuring her rendition of Prince’s “Nothing Compares 2 U,” which topped charts in several countries and earned her Grammy nominations and awards.
Sinéad O’Connor leaves behind a powerful musical legacy and will be remembered for her profound impact on the music industry and her unwavering advocacy for abused children. The world mourns the loss of this talented and iconic artist.