Tributes pour in for 'A Lovely Day' soul singer Bill Withers

Tributes pour in for 'A Lovely Day' soul singer Bill Withers

- Tributes have continued to pour into social media for soul singer, Bill Withers

- Withers passed away this week from heart complications

- His family released a statement confirming his death on Friday

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Grammy award-winning singer, Bill Withers, passed away this week from heart complications.

Withers' family confirmed the sad news on Friday.

Withers contributed such hits as Lean On Me, Ain't No Sunshine, A Lovely Day and Just The Two Of Us to the world.

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He won three Grammy awards and entered the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2015.

Withers is survived by his wife, Marcia Johnson, and their two children, Todd and Kori.

Tributes to the singer have flooded social media throughout the weekend.

Yamiche Alcindor wrote, "I've been listening to Bill Withers all day. It's been amazing."

Another user said, 'We lost a legend this week," and covered Withers' Ain't No Sunshine.

Withers, who wrote his first song at age 32, was known to have famously said, "If the music business is a hamburger, then songs are the meat."

Jasmine Jethwa also did a cover of Ain't No Sunshine.

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