Latino Celebrities Remember Etta James

There is a silence in the music world today because of the loss of the legendary R&B/Soul singer Etta James. She died at the age of 73 due to complications with leukemia in Riverside, CA. This woman was responsible for sharing the gift of her voice with millions. Her classic songs “I’d Rather Go Blind,” “Fool That I Am,” and her signature hit “At Last” have been mainstays since the 1950s. Her timeless voice resonated with people of all colors, and continues to do so. Several Latino celebrities took to Twitter to pay homage to the singer and the beautiful legacy she left behind.

1. Etta: Etta James

Etta James

An iconic figure, Etta James was very respected in the music community. Her work has garnered her six Grammy Awards, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Blues Hall of Fame, and was even presented her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


2. Etta: Rosario Dawson

Rosario Dawson

@rosariodawson: "The great Etta James has left this earth... RIP Miss Peaches"


3. Etta: Victoria Justice

Victoria Justice

@VictoriaJustice: "Just posted something new on Tumblr in memory of the late, great Etta James...so sad."


4. Etta: Naya Rivera

Naya Rivera

@NayaRivera: "RIP to the legendary Etta James"


5. Etta: Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

@MariahCarey: "Rest in peace to one of the world's most influential singers Etta James, you will be missed."


6. Etta: Francia Raisa

Francia Raisa

@therealfrancia: "Etta James :("


7. Etta: Kat Von D

Kat Von D

@thekatvond: "Rest in peace, Etta James."


8. Etta: Jessica Alba

Jessica Alba

@jessicaalba: "Thank you Etta James for giving us all the gift of song. RIP"


9. Etta: Luis Guzman

Luis Guzman

@IamLuisGuzman: "R.I.P. ETTA...THANKS FOR SHARING YOUR SOUL IN OUR UNIVERSE..."


10. Etta: Kat Deluna

Kat DeLuna

@KatDeLuna: "RIP Etta James. One of the greatest vocalists of our time. Thank you for your inspirational and iconic music."


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