American R&B singer, Andrea Martin has died on the age of 49.
Martin’s demise was introduced in an announcement shared to her Instagram Story final evening.
“Dear Family and Friends, it is with a heavy heart we inform you of the passing of our beautiful Andrea Martin also known as ‘Annie,’ ” the assertion learn. “Andrea will always be remembered for her passion and dedication to her family and friends. Her impact will continue to be felt and heard for a lifetime.”
“We thank you in advance for your condolences, love, compassion and understanding during this time,” the message continued. “Please restrict calls as we try to finalize preparations right now, Once finalized, we are going to make sure you put up preparations.
“Forever a legend. April 14 – September 27,” the put up concluded. A explanation for demise was not given.
During her songwriting profession, Martin additionally wrote songs for Toni Braxton, Leona Lewis, Melanie Fiona, Sean Kingston, Fantasia Barrino and Jennifer Hudson.
Alongside famed music producers Soulshock & Karlin, Martin wrote Monica’s 1995 smash hit “Before You Walked Out of My Life,” which spent two weeks at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart.
Martin, who was additionally a gifted singer launched her debut album, The Best of Me, in 1998 underneath Sony’s Arista Records.