The legendary guitarist and famed “King Of Blues” unfortunately passed in his sleep in Las Vegas at 89 years old. He had been suffering from bad health lately, and rushed to the hospital related to his diabetes.
King was most known for his hit songs “My Lucille,” “Sweet Little Angel” and “Rock Me Baby.” He was also ranked as the third greatest guitarist of all time. He influenced and ushered in a new generation of blues and rock & roll. The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner was celebrated all over the world. CNN created a great video recap, check it out:
Lots of musicians and celebrities have shown their love and support for BB King and his family on social media check them out below: