R&B singer-songwriter Joyce Sims has died at the age of 63, according to Chelsea Football Club’s CJ Carlos. The star, who was born in New York City in 1959, reportedly died yesterday.
Joyce is best known for her top 10 hit Come Into My Life, which reached the top 10 in both the US Billboard R&B Chart and the UK Singles Chart in 1987/8.
The cause of Joyce’s death is yet to be confirmed, but tributes to the late singer have already been pouring in from fans.
Andrew Fairbairn tweeted: “Shocked to hear about the passing of #JoyceSims at age 63.
“It was a privilege to see her perform at #thejazzcafe in London, England on August 29th 2022. R.I.P.”“Groundbreaking records were released every couple of weeks during that era but this was on another level.”
DJ Dave Haslam shared: “Sad news this morning. RIP Joyce Sims (August 6, 1959 – October 15, 2022) an incredibly talented singer and songwriter. Those songs – what a legacy.”
Phil Rostron tweeted: “Awful news to wake up to the passing of Joyce Sims. What a singer, what a voice.
“So, so many great tracks from my dancing days. Sleep well girl, your music will go on for many, many years.”
Dr. Marc added: “Remembering R&B Diva Joyce Sims. One of the best to ever do it and gave us incredible dance hits like: All in All, Come Into My Life.
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