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The ​Cranberries singer, ​Dolores O'Riordan, dies aged 46

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By Chris Harris
The ​Cranberries singer, ​Dolores O'Riordan, dies aged 46

Dolores O'Riordan, leader singer with the rock group The Cranberries, has died suddenly at the age of 46, reports Reuters, quoting Irish broadcaster RTE.

​The Irish group shot to fame in the 1990s with the hit "Linger" and have sold over 40 million records, according to the group's official website.

RTE quoted O'Riordan's publicist as saying that she had died while in London for a short recording session.

"Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time," RTE quoted the publicist as saying.

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