Founding member of the Supremes, Mary Wilson has out of nowhere passed on at her home in Las Vegas on Monday, February 8. The reason for death of the Pop star was not uncovered.
The reason for the 76 year old pop star’s demise has not been revealed at this point. As indicated by a public statement, her burial service will be held secretly because of the Covid pandemic. And afterward, a celebration of her life will also happen not long from now.
Wilson was born in Greenville, Mississippi in 1944. At the point when she was a kid, she moved to Detroit, Michigan with her family, where she joined The Primettes in 1959 and endorsed with Motown Records as The Supremes in 1961.
The group, whose unique members additionally included Florence Ballard and Diana Ross, had several no. 1 hits, for example, – Where Did Our Love Go, Stop!, In the Name of Love, Come See About Me and others.
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In 1967, after Cindy Birdsong supplanted Ballard, the trio was renamed Diana Ross and The Supremes. But in 1970, Ross left the group to go solo, while Wilson kept on performing with Birdsong and Jean Terrell. She at that point launched her own performance career in 1977 and released famous singles like “Red Hot.”
Throughout her career, Wilson was honored with numerous distinctions for her experience with The Supremes. The group was drafted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 and got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1994.
Mary Wilson was also an author and a humanitarian, and competed on season 28 of Dancing With the Stars.