Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Dies of Heart Attack

Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Dies of Heart Attack
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Juan Gabriel has died from a heart attack at 66, reports confirmed. 

The iconic Mexican singer passed away suddenly in Santa Monica Sunday. Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto broke the news on Twitter. 

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"I regret the death of Juan Gabriel, one of the great musical icons of our country," Pena Nieto wrote on Twitter. "My condolences to his family and friends."

Born Alberto Aguilera Valadez, the singer adopted the stage name "Juan Gabriel" and became a legend in the Latino music world with hits like "Querida" and "Noa Noa." His career spans over 100 million dollars in record sales, six Grammy nominationa and an induction in the Billboard Latin Music Hall of Fame. He recently performed in Los Angeles on Friday night as part of his MeXXIco Es Todo Tour.

May he R.I.P.