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Williams' Family Asks For Death Speculation To Stop

The family of late soul star Vesta Williams have urged the media to stop speculating about the '80s hitmaker's death as they await toxicology results.The Celebration singer, 53, was found dead in an El Segundo,...

Vesta Williams Suffered Drug Overdose - Report

Singer Vesta Williams died of a possible drug overdose, according to a coroner's report.The R&B star's body was discovered in a hotel room in Southern California on Thursday (22Sep11) but there was no indication of...

Vesta Williams Found Dead With Pills In Hotel Room

Vesta Williams, the American R&B singer best known for her 1989 hit 'Congratulations', has been found dead in her El Segundo hotel room in California. According to, multiple bottles of prescription pills were found...

?Uestlove Had Eerie Feeling About Williams Before Her Death

The Roots drummer Ahmir '?Uestlove' Thompson has been left stunned by the death of R&B singer Vesta Williams, because he had an eerie desire to play one of her songs "out of the blue" on...

Vesta Williams 'Congratulations' Singer Found Dead

Vesta Williams, the American R&B singer best known for her 1989 hit 'Congratulations', has been found dead in her hotel room in California, according to It is not clear how long Williams had been...

Vesta Williams Dead At 48

Singer Vesta Williams has been found dead in a hotel room in Los Angeles, according to a U.S. report.The body of the 48-year-old R&B star, who enjoyed a string of hits throughout the late 1980s...

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