Singer Irene Cara has passed away; she was best renowned for her work on the movie’ respective theme songs in the ’80s. It was reported that she was 63 years old.

Cara’s publicist, Judith A. Moose, released a statement early Saturday morning confirming the singer’s death via her Twitter account.

On behalf of her family, I regret to inform you of the demise of Irene Cara,” Moose wrote. It was reported that the Oscar-winning actress, singer, composer, and producer “died dead in her Florida home.”

In addition, “Irene’s family has requested privacy while they mourn their grief,” the representative said. Her films and music will ensure that her legacy lives on for all time.

Cara’s cause of death is presently unknown, but her representative has promised to share details as soon as they become available. She also mentioned that plans are in the works for a memorial service for Cara’s fans.

Irene Cara Awards and Recognition

The singer, songwriter, and actor earned an Oscar for his work on “Flashdance… What a Feeling” in 1983.

After being selected for the lead role in the 1980 musical “Fame,” Cara shot to fame.

She received two Grammy nominations for her efforts on “Fame”: Best New Artist and Best Female Pop Vocal Artist. During 1983, “Flashdance… What a Feeling” was on Billboard’s Hot 100 for a total of 25 weeks. According to Billboard, it spent six weeks in the top six. In 1984, “Breakdance” broke all sorts of records by climbing all the way to number eight on the Billboard 100.

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