Sad news — especially considering the timing with the Grammys.
Jazz and R&B singer Al Jarreau died on Sunday morning, according to his reps. He was 76 years old.
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The legendary Jarreau was a seven-time Grammy winner and no stranger to the award show — and the upper echelons of the music business — across his five-decade long career in the industry.
A message on Jarreau's website says he
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American jazz singer and seven-time Grammy winner Al Jarreau is in critical condition after collapsing on stage during a concert in Barcelonnette in the southeast of France.
Sources say he was suffering from respiratory problems, adding, "He was rushed to hospital … his condition is critical. He's in intensive care. He is still conscious but slightly drowsy because of the medication and the breathing apparatus."
Oh no! We hope he has a speedy recovery!
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