In what comes as quite the saddening news to the music world, Etta James has passed away at the age of 73.
The legendary R&B singer left this world while receiving care at a medical facility in Riverside, California, according to a family spokesperson.
Miss James' death follows an ardent battle with leukemia, which she was diagnosed with in 2010, while she also suffered from dementia and Hepatitis C.
Truly a legend, Etta had six Grammy Awards to her credit and is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame thanks to a slate of hit tunes including "At Last" and "Something's Got a Hold on Me".
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