The death has been announced of the American singer Bruce Williamson, a former vocalist with The Temptations, who has passed away at the age of 49 after reportedly battling Covid-19. 

Williamson's death was first reported by celebrity website TMZ, which said he passed away at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sunday. reports that in a tribute on social media, his son Bruce wrote: "There's no words in the world that can express how I feel right now. I love you Daddy thank you for being awesome thank you for being loving thank you for being Who You Are I pray to God and we will meet again. I love you Daddy R.I.H KING WILLIAMSON."

Williamson joined The Temptations in 2006. The singer was part of the iconic soul group - which has gone through numerous line-up changes - until 2015. He appeared on the albums Back to Front and Still Here.