Connect with us

Music

‘American Idol’ Alum Nikki McKibbin Passes Away At The Age Of 42

Rock music singer and songwriter Nikki McKibbin, best known for her appearance in the contest ‘American Idol’ in 2002, died of a brain aneurysm on November 1.

The devastating news was delivered when her husband Craig Sadler took to Facebook and announced McKibbin had suffered a brain aneurysm; then, her son Tristen Langley confirmed that she was found unresponsive in her home.

In his message, Sadler informed fans and followers that the singer was taken off life support. What’s more, the husband, who was around the singer till she passed away, stated her organs were harvested because she was an organ donor.

‘American Idol’ also released a statement regarding McKibbin’s passing:

 “Nikki McKibbin was an incredible talent and we are deeply saddened by the news of her passing. She was part of our American Idol family and will be truly missed. Our hearts and prayers go out to her family and friends during this difficult time.”

Justin Guarini, the runner-up on the same TV show, was quick to send his condolences. Guarini took to his verified Instagram account, posted a black and white photo of  McKibbin, and thanked her for the love and friendship she had shown during their time together in the spotlight.

As fans remember McKibbin appeared on the first season of the singing competition television series and placed third. After almost five years, the singer, who attended also ‘Popstars‘ before ‘American Idol,’ released her debut album titled ‘Unleashed‘ in May 2007.

In order to access the news source, click here.

Newsletter Signup

Rihanna Hints At A New Music Video With Her Recent Instagram Post

Celebrities

Will Smith Has A Hilarious Reaction To ‘Will Smith Beatbox’ Video

Entertainment

Kylie And Kendall Jenner Stuns The Admirers While Attending A Special Night

Celebrities

Gigi Hadid Made This Practical ’90s Trend Cool Again

Style

Connect
Newsletter Signup