The Temptations Lead Singer “Dennis Edwards” Dies At 74

Dennis Edwards, lead singer of the legendary group The Temptation has died. His death has been confirmed by his family, but the cause of death has not been revealed. The singer died  Thursday night at Mercy Hospital in Chicago, he was 74-years-old

Via TMZ — Edwards sang Grammy-winning songs for the Motown icons like “Papa was a Rollin’ Stone” and “Cloud Nine” … along with hits like “Ball of Confusion” and “I Can’t Get Next to You.”

Although Dennis was on-again, off-again with the group in the late ’70s and ’80s as the lineup changed frequently…. he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 with The Temptations.

Edwards — a native of Detroit — took over lead singer duties from David Ruffin in 1968 and continued The Temptations run of smash hits.

His 75th birthday would have been on Saturday. We’re told the cause of death has not yet been determined.

Dennis was 74.

Check out some of the heartfelt messages from friends below.

Motown remembers and celebrates the life of Temptations lead singer and solo artist Dennis Edwards, who passed away last night 🙏

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