Donna Summer dies of cancer

Donna Summer has died. She was 63. The singer's publicist says she died of cancer.

She was known for her 70s hits including I Feel Love, Love to Love You Baby, Hot Stuff and Bad Girls.

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Donna Summer has died aged 63

Singer Donna Summer is believed to have died this morning. She had been battling with cancer.

According to the website TMZ she was in Florida at the time of her death.

Summer was shot to superstardom in the '70s with iconic hits like "Last Dance," "Hot Stuff" and "Bad Girls."

In the '80s her hits included "She Works Hard for the Money" and "This Time I Know It's for Real."

Family: 'We lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith'

Early this morning, we lost Donna Summer Sudano, a woman of many gifts, the greatest being her faith.

While we grieve her passing, we are at peace celebrating her extraordinary life and her continued legacy.

Words truly can't express how much we appreciate your prayers and love for our family at this sensitive time.

– The Sudano Family

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Donna Summer has died

Donna Summer performs during the Nobel Peace Prize concert in Oslo December 11, 2009. Credit: Reuters

The singer died today after losing her battle with cancer

Donna Summer performs with Earth, Wind and Fire during the 13th annual Race to Erase MS gala in Century City, California April 13, 2007. Credit: Reuters
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