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The lead singer of one the most popular bands of the ’90s has tragically passed away at the age of 46 Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images
SANREMO, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries performs on stage at the closing night of the 62th Sanremo Song Festival at the Ariston Theatre on February 18, 2012 in Sanremo, Italy. (Photo by Daniele Venturelli/Getty Images)

Dolores O’Riordan, the lead singer of The Cranberries, has died in a London hotel at the age of 46, The Journal reports.

“Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old,” her PR agency said in a statement. “The lead singer with the Irish band The Cranberries, was in London for a short recording session. 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.”

Fellow Irish rockers Kodaline were among the first to pay tribute on social media:

The singer suffered from bi-polar disorder and was spared a criminal conviction after an air rage incident in 2014.

O’Riordan wrote the band’s biggest hit, “Zombie,” a protest song that reached number 1 on the charts in Australia, Belgium, France, Denmark and Germany. It also won Best Song at the 1995 MTV Europe Music Awards.

This is a developing story.

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