Meat Loaf has passed away

Publish Date
Friday, 21 January 2022, 9:24PM

Grammy award-winning singer Meat Loaf has passed away. He was 74.

The legendary singer - whose real name was Michael Lee Aday - died on Thursday with his wife Deborah by his side.

His agent Micheal Greene also shared how Meat Loaf's daughters Pearl and Amanda were able to spend time with their father before his death.

"We truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man," Meat Loaf's family said in a statement.

"From his heart to your souls…don't ever stop rocking!"

Meat Loaf's Bat Out of Hell is among the 35 best-selling albums in US history, racking up 14 million units sold.

Meat Loaf also had notable acting roles in The Rocky Horror Picture Show and Fight Club.

A cause of death has not been released.