Temptations singer Bruce Williamson 'dies of coronavirus aged 49'

BRUCE WILLIAMSON, the lead singer of the Temptations, has died from coronavirus aged 49.

PUBLISHED: 16:45, Mon, Sep 7, 2020 | UPDATED: 19:59, Mon, Sep 7, 2020

Bruce Williamson reportedly died from coronavirus on Sunday night at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. The news was confirmed by Bruce's son who posted a statement on social media, according to reports.

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According to TMZ, Bruce’s son shared a tribute to his late father, writing: "There's no words in the world that can express how I feel right now I love you Daddy.

“Thank you for being awesome, thank you for being loving, thank you for being Who You Are.

“I pray to God and we will meet again. I love you Daddy R.I.H KING WILLIAMSON."

Tributes have been pouring in for the singer following the news of his sudden death.

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A fan wrote: "Saddened to hear of the passing of former lead singer of @thetemptations #BruceWilliamson. #RIP"

Another person commented: "I am so sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers going out to his family and friends."

"Such a great group. Rest In Peace Bruce," a third person added.

Bruce joined the Temptations in 2006, and sang with the group in concerts and on television until 2015.

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He did not become a Temptation until 2006 as he toured

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