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. crazy

    this is a legend in my book

    December 26, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  2. TMack

    Teena Marie was a soulful songstress who gave her all – you can hear it in her songs. May she rest in peace and may God be with her family/friends. Life is short, make love a priority!

    December 26, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  3. EN

    I was on Facebook when I saw my friend's post! I don't want to believe it but it seems it's true. Another R&B legend gone...We love you, TM! 😦

    December 26, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Jcourtney1976

    That was very ignorant.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Sharon

    this is so devastating. I met her 1 time I have every album and cd she ever made. I am crying cause I lost my best friend. RIP TEENA.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:47 pm | Report abuse |
  6. DERRICK S.

    Teena was great!..one of the Few 'white artist' that could really sing RnB and not be fake about it..she was also one of the most successful white artist on the Rnb charts,,Her voice and range was AWSOME..and she was a musician and songwriter,,she did most or all of her produce records..REST IN PEACE LADY T.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  7. zenora cruze

    Teena will be dearly missed!!

    December 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  8. you idiot

    Take a long walk off a short cliff.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Karen

    The Angel, Teena Marie, went quietly in her sleep. She and Rick are together forever!

    December 26, 2010 at 9:48 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Name*tamekia

    We love you Teena.. baby girl if you need anything let the world know. We got u!

    December 26, 2010 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Queens

    I grew up on you Tina and my 10 yr old loves your music too. Much respect to the soul sista and her family.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  12. nykeba2010

    March 2010, Jazz in the Garden, Lady T brought the house down. It is sad to know I will never get to see u perform live again. RIP! Heaven is your home now! I pray your daughter can get through this devastating loss with the strength of family. She will be truly missed.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:49 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Ms Just

    My deepest condolences to the family, friends and fans of Teena. There is always a special place in my heart for her and her music. R.I.P. Teena you are already missed.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
  14. sequoia todd

    sorry to hear about teena marie. my dad use to hang out with her they grow up in venice. she had just came to venice to oakwood park and was talking about what she wanted to do for the community she told all the kids to get ready cause she has something line up for them. love you teena marie r.i.p we will always love***********

    December 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Donte and Stephanie

    I'm talking squarebiz to us baby. You will truly be missed. My Mom is watching you and Rick James put on a show.

    December 26, 2010 at 9:50 pm | Report abuse |
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