Vesta Williams, Hit 80's R&B Singer, Found Dead In Her California Hotel Room
Vesta Williams, the singer that was known for her powerful voice when she hit the scene in the 1980s, was found dead in her hotel room in California.
The 48-year-old singer who stated she was 53 in an interview passed away with no details given at this point to the cause of her death. Williams lost her recording contract due to her weight gain, but years later she lost over 100 pounds and was able to release new music.
Friends like Bowlegged Lou, Jackee Harry and Shanice have began to express their sentiment and Vesta has an upcoming feature on TV One's Unsung.
Williams rose to fame in the 1980s with a number of hits including "Congratulations" and "Sweet, Sweet Love." Check out the moving video for "Congratulations" below.