May 17, 2012 by The ReadyWriter
TMZ is reporting the 63-year-old singer passed away in Florida this morning after a battle with cancer.
Donna Summer was a 5-time Grammy winner who shot to superstardom in the ’70s with iconic hits like “Last Dance,” “Hot Stuff” and “Bad Girls.”
Sources close to Summer tells TMZ … the singer was trying to keep the extent of her illness under wraps. TMZ is also reporting how they spoke to someone who was with Summer a couple of weeks ago … who says she didn’t seem too bad.
The singing legend was reportedly working on the completion of a new album.
Summers is survived by two daughters.