US singer Bonnie Pointer has died aged 69.
She and her sisters rose to fame because the Grammy award-winning Pointer Sisters, who have been greatest recognized for the hits Jump (For My Love) and I’m So Excited.
“Our household is devastated,” her sister Anita informed the Associated Press on Monday.
“On behalf of my siblings and I and your complete Pointer household, we ask in your prayers right now.”
Bonnie and her sister Ruth Pointer initially carried out as a duet and have been later have been joined by their sisters Anita and Ruth.
The Pointers Sisters grew to become well-liked within the 1970s and received the first of their three Grammy Awards for the track Fairytale in 1975.
Bonnie left the group to pursue a solo profession two years later, however the Pointer Sisters’ success continued into the 1980s they usually have been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994.
Earlier this yr, Anita and Bonnie Pointer launched a single in reminiscence of their sister June, who died in 2006.
Their sister Ruth is the one sibling nonetheless performing within the Pointer Sisters, joined by her daughter and granddaughter.