Donna Summer

Artists We’ve Lost in 2012
While it's been a banner year for popular music in 2012, we can't forget about the musicians whose deaths had a huge impact on pop music this year. We had to say goodbye to some iconic music makers in 2012, and we're taking time to pay tribute to the pop stars who tragically died in o…
Donna Summer Song Sales Surge Following Death
When Donna Summer passed away at 63 on Thursday (May 17), the world was reminded -- in the most tragic way -- of the Disco Queen's legacy. As a result, her album and song sales shot up the charts. In Summer's case, her posthumous sales are even more impressive than some other artists'…
Beyonce Pays Tribute to Donna Summer
Beyonce is the latest diva to pay tribute to the late great Donna Summer. The disco diva passed away on May 16 after a battle with lung cancer. While Beyonce is a modern day pop queen, her music is certainly influenced by Summer's and both ladies are considered voices of their respective genera…
Donna Summer Believed She Got Cancer From 9/11
Donna Summer passed away a little over 24 hours ago, and already, some sensational stories surrounding her death are popping up. It's being reported that the 'Last Dance' singer and queen of disco believed she contracted lung cancer from inhaling the toxic air that hovered over New Yo…
Donna Summer Dead: Stars React on Twitter
The undisputed queen of disco passed away today at 63, and the pop world was quick to mourn through -- what else? -- Twitter. Stars who Donna Summer clearly influenced, like Rihanna, Robyn and Nicki Minaj were fast to respond. One pattern we noticed
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