Dolores O’Riordan, lead singer of The Cranberries, dead at 46

Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of popular Irish rock band The Cranberries, died Monday in London, her publicist said. She was 46.
"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," her rep said in a statement to multiple media outlets, adding that no further details were available.
O'Riordan rose to fame as the distinctive voice behind some of The Cranberries' biggest hits, including "Zombie" and "Linger," the latter of which served as the band's breakthrough hit in 1993, peaking at No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100.
She also briefly appeared in the 2003 Adam Sandler movie "Click," where she sang "Linger."
O'Riordan briefly embarked on a solo career after The Cranberries went on hiatus in 2003, but the band regrouped in 2009, and were slated for a European tour this past summer.
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O’Riordan, seen here on “Saturday Night Live,” was the lead singer of the popular Irish rock band The Cranberries.

That tour, as well as its North American leg, were cancelled in July as O'Riordan recovered from an "ongoing back problem," according to The Cranberries' website.
"Unfortunately Dolores O'Riordan's recovery from her ongoing back problem which forced the cancellation of most of the band's European tour this Summer has not been going as well as expected to such extent that her Doctors have now instructed her to cancel her upcoming almost sold out tour of North America with the band," a statement on the website read.
The Cranberries' final album with O'Riordan at the mic, "Something Else," was released in April.