Sinead O’Connor Has Passed Away At 56

CNN is reporting that Irish singer Sinéad O’Connor has died, according to RTE, Ireland’s public broadcaster. She was 56.

The news of her death was confirmed by RTE, who shared a family statement:

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