Cranberries Lead Singer Dolores O'Riordan Dies at 46

The New York Times reports that Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Cranberries, has died in London at the age of 46. The news was announced by her publicist. A cause of death has thus far not been revealed.

In an emailed statement, the singer's publicist shared, "Irish and international singer Dolores O'Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old. The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries was in London for a short recording session."

The statement continued, "No further details are available at this time. Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time."

The Cranberries, led by Ms. O'Riordan, rose to fame in the 1990s with such hit songs as "Zombie," "Linger" and "Dreams." Check out videos from the group below:

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