Singer Teena Marie dead at 54
December 26th, 2010
08:43 PM ET

Singer Teena Marie dead at 54

Teena Marie, an award-winning singer-songwriter known for her R&B
performances, has died, her manager said Sunday. The performer was 54.

Marie was found dead by her daughter after apparently dying in her sleep,
manager Mike Gardner said.

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  1. JNez

    omg. i still don't want to believe it. lady t is r&b royalty.

    December 26, 2010 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  2. @YMCMBnation

    She will be missed by us all.

    December 26, 2010 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  3. Tajmiah

    I was hoping this wasn't true. RIP Ms Teena

    December 26, 2010 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  4. Cam

    How can u MISSPELL Teena Marie's when its BOLD as day in the heading ?

    December 26, 2010 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  5. Danielle

    All the talented individuals are being called home. Prayers go out to her family. May she stand at the foot of the King.

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  6. johnquest

    I love her music

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  7. Alice Lyons

    Rest In Peace Tina. Your music will never be forgotten. Your soulful voice will be missed.

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. Anaboo

    This can't be...I am so sad

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  9. tonya

    The world has truly been blessed with a songbird. We will miss you TINA R.I.P and Bless your family

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  10. jen

    Soo sad. The rumor is she had been having seizures today and her daughter found her

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  11. Spaghettinlipgloss.com

    Oh my...I loved her!!!!!

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  12. Tyear McCrary

    WDAS, a radio station in Philadelphia, is reporting that R&B legend Teena Marie has died. The adult radio station is reporting the singer died as a result of a heart attack.

    The 54 year old singer is known for being one of the first White artists to sign and sing at Motown Records back in 1979.

    Marie is also known for songs like Lover Girl, Casanova Brown and duets with Rick James.

    WDAS is reporting funeral services are being arranged.

    December 26, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  13. Michelle

    WOW!!

    December 26, 2010 at 8:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  14. mellarie

    R.i.p....WE LOVE U AND THANKS FOR ENTERTAINING US / ME .. MY PRAYERS GOES TO UR FAMILY ..

    December 26, 2010 at 8:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  15. johnquest

    Talk about a soundtract to a life, I have listened to Teena all my life

    December 26, 2010 at 8:53 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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