Paul Shane's agent, Linda Kremer, has told ITV News: "He lightened my life and I'll miss him enormously":
Paul Shane was a consummate professional, a true gentleman, a good friend, and a joy to work with over the past 15 years.
He didn't suffer fools, always maintained his sense of humour, never stinted on the time he gave to his fans.
He lightened my life and I'll miss him enormously.
More top news
Five NHS trusts in the Midlands have come under fire after it emerged bosses were sitting on more than £134 million of spare cash.
A factory worker's faithful friends saved his life by lying with him to keep him warm when he fell into a diabetic coma in the freezing cold
A British military healthcare worker is being monitored at the Royal Free Hospital following a needle-stick injury in Sierra Leone.