Irish Singer Sinéad O'Connor, Known for 'Nothing Compares 2 U,' Passes Away at 56

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Irish vocalist Sinéad O'Connor, known for her renowned song "Nothing Compares 2 U," has passed away at the age of 56. Her music career, marked by powerful hits and a distinctive dedication to social issues, was often overshadowed by her well-known struggles with mental health.

The sad news of her demise was officially confirmed by her family through statements to RTE and the BBC. They expressed their deep grief and have appealed for privacy during this challenging period.

As of now, the specific cause of her passing has not been disclosed. The initial report of her death was published by The Irish Times.

Sinéad O'Connor made a breakthrough in 1990 with the chart-topping hit "Nothing Compares 2 U," a song penned and composed by Prince. Throughout her life, she released a total of 10 albums, the latest being "I'm Not Bossy, I'm the Boss," which was released in 2014.

In 1991, her song received four Grammy Award nominations. However, she chose to boycott the ceremony, voicing her opinion through an open letter that criticized the Academy's emphasis on commercial aspects of art.

The world mourns the loss of a talented artist whose contributions to music and advocacy will be remembered.

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