Mandisa, ‘American Idol’ singer and Grammy winner, dies at 47

Grammy-winning singer Mandisa, who rose to fame on the fifth season of ‘American Idol’, has passed away. She was 47 years old. “We can confirm that Mandisa was found dead in her home yesterday, “We do not know the cause of death or other details at this time,” he said.

“We ask for your prayers for his family and close friends during this difficult time.” He was found dead in his home in Nashville, according to The Tennessean.

A post on the artist’s Facebook page said: “Mandisa was a voice of support and truth for people with health issues around the world. He wrote this song for a close friend who passed away in 2017.”

“His words speak so well. I’m already home / You should let him go / ’cause Jesus is helping me right now – / And I’m not the only one.

This singer, whose full name is Mandisa Lynn Hundley, became famous by finishing ninth in the ‘American Idol’ competition. In 2014, he won a Grammy in the Contemporary Christian Music Album category for his album “Overcoming.”

Born in Sacramento, California, Mandisa grew up singing in church and studied voice at American River College. According to the artist’s biography, she continued her studies at Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee. After college, she worked as a teacher and fill-in artist for artists like Shania Twain and Trisha Yearwood, and then moved on to “American Idol.” The singer told “Good Morning America” ​​in 2017 that she fell into a deep depression and was on the verge of suicide after the death of her best friend Lakisha Mitchell, who contracted breast cancer in 2014.

Leave a Comment