Sharon Jones, American singer, Died at 60


Sharon Lafaye Jones was born on May 4, 1956, and died November 18, 2016.

She was an American soul and funk singer.

Jones was the lead singer of Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, a soul and funk band based in Brooklyn, New York.

She experienced breakthrough success relatively late in life, releasing her first record when she was 40 years old.

During 2014, he was nominated for her first Grammy, in the category Best R&B Album, for Give the People What They Wan.

For a long time, Sharon lived with her mother in the Far Rockaway section of Queens, New York.

Sharon Jones passed away at 60 years old.