R&B singer Joyce Sims dies at age 63

R&B singer-songwriter Joyce Sims, known for her song “Come Into My Life,” has died at the age of 63.

No cause of death was provided in a statement from her family.

Her career

“Her first hit was the ballad ‘All and All,’ which made it to No. 6 on the US dance chart and made the top 20 of the UK singles chart,” Deadline reported.

“Sims also had hits with ‘Lifetime Love,’ ‘Walk Away’ and ‘Looking for a Love.’ She has also been sampled by Snoop Dogg, Angie Stone and Randy Crawford,” it added.

Her family

“Annette Ramsey, one of Sims’ siblings, said ‘my heart is broken’ and added on Facebook: ‘I will always remember the happy times we’ve shared, the love and support you have given me will not go in vain. I Love you Big Sis RIP,’” the Guardian reported.

“Debbie Sims Hall, another of Sims’ sisters, described the late singer as ‘a beautiful soul inside and out’ who ‘will truly be missed,'” it added.

Sims is survived by her two children and husband, Errol, who lives in New Jersey.

The musical artist toured as recently as the past summer in the U.K., continuing to connect with fans regarding her longtime musical impact. Sims also had plans to release a new album later this year before her unexpected death.

Her loss leaves family, friends, and fans mourning the loss of her life and voice, left with decades of hit music as her legacy.