Singer Dolores O’Riordan Dies at 46

The frontwoman for Irish rock band "The Cranberries" was in London recording at the time, says her publicist.

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Dolores O'Riordan, singer from Irish band The Cranberries, during a concert in Prague, 2012.
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 Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of Irish band The Cranberries, died suddenly on Monday. She was 46. O’Riordan died in London, where she was recording, publicist Lindsey Holmes said. The cause of death wasn’t immediately available. Holmes said the singer’s family is “devastated” by the news. Formed in Limerick, Ireland, The Cranberries became international stars in the 1990s with hits including “Zombie” and “Linger” that fused the alternative rock edge with poppy tunefulness. The band split…

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