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RIP: Donna Summer Dead at 63

Donna Summer, the Queen of Disco, has passed away after battling cancer. Her family has confirmed that the singer died this morning in Florida. She was 63.

Summer, real name LaDonna Gaines, is best known for such hits as "Last Dance", "Hot Stuff", and "Bad Girls". Summer was a five time Grammy award winner who was the first artist to

have three consecutive double albums reach No. 1 on the

U.S. Billboard chart.

Summer is survived by her husband, Bruce Sudano, three children, and four grandchildren.

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