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Hollywood notables, athletes and Irish political leaders took to social media Wednesday to recollect the late singer Sinéad O’Connor.

The Irish singer, who’s most identified for her Prince-written chart-topping hit “Nothing Compares 2 U,” died at 56, her household confirmed in an announcement to the BBC on Wednesday.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our beloved Sinéad,” the assertion learn. “Her family and friends are devastated and have requested privacy at this very difficult time.”

Following the announcement of her dying, Jamie Lee Curtis, Janelle Monáe, Conor McGregor and Melissa Etheridge are amongst many who shared candy tributes of O’Connor.

The Oscar-winning actress wrote on Instagram that she has been listening to O’Connor’s hit songs since she discovered of her dying: “I came home and have been listening to Sinéad’s music. ‘Feels so different.’ ‘Three Babies.’ ‘Black Boys On Mopeds.’ ‘The Last Day Of Our Acquaintance.’ ‘Red Football.’ ‘In This Heart.’ It alternates between heartbreak and wailing and incredible harmonies and rage and passion and love.”

Curtis additionally shared a throwback picture she took of O’Connor and Marianne Faithfull at an Eminem live performance. “I went into my deep photo negative archive to see if that Eminem concert at that festival in Ireland, where I heard her sing earlier in the day, if I had taken a photograph that included her,” she defined within the caption. “I had but never printed it, because Marianne Faithfull’s eyes are closed. And there she is. Staring straight at me. Piercing and at the same time wide-open.”

McGregor, an Irish skilled MMA fighter, posted a candy message on Twitter in addition to pictures of him and the singer collectively. “The world has lost an artist with the voice of an Angel,” he wrote. “Ireland has lost an iconic voice and one of our absolute finest, by a long shot. And I have lost a friend. Sinead’s music will live on and continue to inspire! Rest In Peace, Sinead you are home with your son I am sure.”

Melissa Etheridge took to Twitter, writing, “This is such a tragedy. What a loss. She was haunted all her life. What a talent. I remember my first Grammy show meeting this small shy Irish girl.”

Monáe shared certainly one of O’Connor’s quotes to recollect the singer, which learn, “Fight the real enemy.”

Outlander govt producers Matthew B. Roberts and Maril Davis, in addition to solid and crew members, additionally wrote touching tributes on social media after O’Connor sang the present’s new theme track association for season seven, which premiered in June.

Collection star Caitríona Balfe shared on Instagram, “I hope you are at peace … and with your baby boy. Thank you for sharing your soul with us and soothing us with your incredible voice beautiful Sinéad. RIP.”

The present’s music composer, Bear McCreary, stated in a submit, “I am gutted by the loss of #SineadOConnor. She was the warrior poet I expected her to be — wise and visionary, but also hilarious. She and I laughed a lot. We were writing new songs together, which will now never be complete. We’ve all lost an icon. I’ve lost a friend. #RIP.”

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