American singer, the lead singer of The Pointer Sisters, Bonnie Pointer, died in her 70th year, the USA Today newspaper reports citing singer’s sister Anita Pointer.
“With deep sorrow, I must inform The Pointer Sisters fans that my sister Bonnie has passed away this morning,” Anita Pointer said in a statement.
It is noted that the singer died at home in Los Angeles from a heart attack.
Bonnie Pointer and her sister June created the duet The Pointer Sisters in 1969. Later, two more sisters joined the group: Anita and Ruth. Bonnie was one of the authors of the song Fairytale, which was at the top of popular ratings. Thanks to this song, the group received a Grammy and became the first female group to win this award. After leaving the group in 1977, Bonnie Pointer began a solo career and released three more albums.