LatestWorld/March 6, 2019/ Frank Ikpefan, Abuja /No Comment/157 views /World Grammy Award Winning Singer Nancy Wilson, Dies at 81 – Your Black Worldshare on:FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel December 14, 2018 By: Chamar Logan Nancy Wilson, Grammy Award winning singer, known for her polished vocals, platinum selling artist has passed away. Wilson’s manager Devra Hall announced to the Associated Press on Thursday that Wilson passed away from a long illness peacefully at her home in California. Nancy Wilson, an accomplished musician was heavily influenced by Nat King Cole and Dinah Washington. In the 1960’s she released eight albums, all reaching Billboard’s top 20 pop charts. ALSO READ George Taliaferro, First African-American Player Picked in NFL Draft, Passes Away At 91 - Your Black WorldWilson often resisted being called a jazz artist, and instead called herself a “song stylist”. In 2010, in an interview with the San Francisco Chronicle she stated “The music that I sing today was the pop music of the 1960s, I just never considered myself a jazz singer. I do not do runs and — you know. I take a lyric and make it mine. I consider myself an interpreter of the lyric”. ALSO READ Ex minister urges remaining G40 members in Zanu-PF to join intelligent people in Chamisa's MDC-TIn keeping with Wilson’s wishes according to a family statement, there will be no funeral service. Wilson is survived by three children, two sisters and five grandchildren. Leave A Comment Below Related Tags:World share on: FacebookTwitter Google +Pinterest Tumblr Linked InEmailSend to Email Address:Your NameYour Email AddressEmail check failed, please try againCancel previous articleNine governorship candidates step down for PDP’s Ahmad Fintirinext articleGabriel Afolayan – Onitemi ft. EniolaRelated Posts18 shares Latest/March 6, 2019 /No Comment Looking to Black History to Stop the Violence!!! – Your Black World2 shares Latest/March 6, 2019 /No Comment The Call For Black Power Is Not Over In America – Your Black WorldDid The BCRI Betray The Black Community? – Your Black WorldThe Present Day Fight For Black Liberation In America – Your Black WorldBarack Obama Releases Statement on Death of George H.W. Bush – Your Black WorldAmber Guyger Indicted On Murder – Your Black WorldQueen Latifah, Mary J. Blige and Missy Elliott To Produce Clark Sisters Biopic – Your Black WorldQuestion Of Foul Play Arises After Third Autopsy of Atlanta Teen – Your Black WorldTrevor Noah Says The Second Amendment Is “Not Intended For Black People” – Your Black WorldNooses Hung Outside Of Mississippi State Capital Prior To Runoff Election – Your Black World Leave a Response Cancel reply CommentName Email Sign me up for the newsletter! Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.