It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of California Singer Maiia “Sunny” Hawkins, a renowned singer and songwriter on September 5, 2023. The news has sent shockwaves through the music industry and left fans worldwide mourning the loss of this incredible talent.
Keep reading the article to know more on; How singer Sunny Hawkins Died: Cause of Death Explained.
Who was Sunny Hawkins?
Born in Oakland, California, Sunny Hawkins began performing almost from the moment she could walk, starting her musical journey at the tender age of two at the Love Center. Her unique blend of Soul, Jazz, Rock, and Pop, combined with meaningful lyrics, marked her as one of the most diversely talented vocalists of her generation.
Sunny was not just a solo recording artist. She was also the wife of Jamie Hawkins, a hot young producer, writer, and musical director known for his work with Jodeci, MC Hammer, Donnell Jones, Boyz II Men, and Lauren Hill. Their relationship was a beautiful partnership, both personally and professionally, with Jamie often seen supporting Sunny during her performances.
How did Singer Sunny Hawkins Died? Cause of Death Explained
Sunny was fighting a tough battle, she succumbed to breast cancer after a long, courageous fight. The news of her passing was shared on September 5, 2023 by her husband, Jamie Walter Hawkins, leaving the music industry and fans in a state of shock and sorrow.
Remembering Sunny Hawkins: Social Media Update
Sunny Hawkins contribution to gospel music was significant, and her passing constitutes a massive loss to the industry. Her music was not just about melody and rhythm; it carried a message of hope, love, and resilience.
Many condolences and prayers have been shared on social media portals :
Tyretha Parker hared a mournful post;
Even in her last days, Sunny’s spirit remained unbroken, and her music continued to inspire and move people.
Her legacy will live on through her music, touching the hearts of future generations. In these trying times, we extend our deepest condolences to Jamie Hawkins and their family.
We also join the world in celebrating the life of this exceptional artist, remembering her not just for her struggle but for the joy and inspiration she brought to the world through her music.
Rest in peace, Sunny Hawkins.