Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has died aged 46.

O’Riordan was in London for a recording session when she passed away.

The singer’s publicist confirmed her “sudden” death in a statement on Monday.

“The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session,” the statement read.

“No further details are available at this time.

“Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

O’Riordan joined the Cranberries in 1990, and led the band till 2008 when they embarked on a hiatus.

The Cranberries’1993 debut album ‘Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can’t We?’ sold over 40 million records worldwide.

The group is best known for hit singles ‘Dreams’, ‘Linger’ and ‘Zombie’.

O’Riordan was married to Don Burton, Duran Duran’s tour manager, for over 20 years.

Burton and the late singer, who have three children together, divorced in 2014.



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