Blues Legend B.B. King Dead at 89 |

Blues Legend B.B. King Dead at 89


Blues legend B.B. King has passed away. He was 89 years old.

According to his attorney, Brent Bryson, King dies peacefully in his sleep at 9:40pm.

Up until recently, B.B. King performed more than 100 shows a year. The 15-time Grammy winner suffered from diabetes. Last October, he collapsed during a concert in Chicago due to dehydration and exhaustion.

King spent the last few monthsin hospice care at his home.


[via Time]

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