Quote: "Donna and I had a friendship for over 30 years. She is one of the few black women I could speak German with and she is one of the few friends I had in this business." Soul legend Chaka Khan remembers late disco diva Donna Summer.
Fact: American Idol star Erika Van Pelt is planning a summer (12) tribute to her personal idol Donna Summer on tour after opening for the disco queen at a fundraiser in Dallas, Texas last year (11). Van Pelt will be part of this summer's Idol concert tour and she's hoping producers will let her sing her favourite Donna Summer number On The Radio. The disco diva lost her battle with cancer on Thursday (17May12).
Quote: "So shocking to hear about the passing of Donna Summer. In the '70s, she reigned over the disco era and kept the disco jumping. Who will forget Last Dance. A fine performer and a very nice person." Music icon Aretha Franklin pays tribute to the late disco legend, who lost her battle with lung cancer on Thursday (17May12).
Tweet: "I am so sad about Donna Summer. I listened to her work and sang along with her forever. She was a great singer and songwriter." Pop star Cyndi Lauper is upset after the death of disco diva Donna Summer on Thursday (17May12).
Quote: "She was my sister in music. I'm going to miss just being able to say hello to her... She will never ever be forgotten." Kc And The Sunshine Band star Harry 'KC' WAYNE CASEY pays tribute to Donna Summer, who lost her battle with cancer on Thursday (17May12).
Quote: "I adore that Donna Summer song. It is just so simple but also remarkable. It somehow manages to be platonic and dirty at the same time." Moby loves the contradictory elements of DONNA SUMMER's raunchy disco classic I FEEL LOVE.