R&B Singer Vesta Williams Dies in L.A. Hotel Room

Posted: September 23, 2011 in HOME

The late Vesta Williams

R&B singer Vesta Williams — best known for her 1989 hit “Congratulations” — was found dead in an L.A. hotel room yesterday … TMZ has confirmed.

Loads of Vesta’s celebrity friends have posted messages on Twitter about the news — including actress Jackeé Harry who wrote, “…just received truly devastating news: R&B great, and my friend of many yrs, Vesta Williams (@vesta4u), has passed away. #RIPVesta”

48-year-old Williams had a string of R&B hits in the 80s and 90s including “Once Bitten, Twice Shy” and “You Make Me Want To (Love Again).”

Source: TMZ

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