*Fans of the late Vesta Williams can watch her “Unsung” (TV One – 10 PM ET / 7PM PT) episode tonight. The show includes footage from her funeral as well as her last interview and final concert performance.
The singer was found dead in her El Segunndo, California hotel room this past September 22nd. She is mostly known for the 1988 classic #1 R&B smash “Congratulations.”
Three months after her death, autopsy and toxicology research found Williams died of Hypertensive Heart Disorder, which coincides with information provided to EUR exclusively from singer Norwood Young, a close friend of Vesta and the family.
In a statement prepared by the Williams family, they expressed the following:
“We take extreme comfort in the cherished times that we shared with Vesta over the years, and the knowledge that her life brought joy and happiness to so many people around the world.”