Legendary singer Natalie Cole has died at age 65, according to TMZ. The gossip website is reporting Ms. Cole died in a Los Angeles hospital from congestive heart failure.
Reverend Jesse Jackson took to Twitter to offer his condolences.
#NatalieCole, sister beloved & of substance and sound. May her soul rest in peace. #Inseperable,” he wrote.
#NatalieCole, sister beloved & of substance and sound. May her soul rest in peace. #Inseperable pic.twitter.com/zn7DArSMcG
— Rev Jesse Jackson Sr (@RevJJackson) January 1, 2016
The Grammy award-winning singer recently fell ill, cancelling several tour dates in late December, including a New Year’s Eve concert at Disney in L.A.
Cole is survived by her son, singer Robert Adam Yancy.