The “Prince of Song” died in Southern Florida at 71 after a protracted battle with pancreatic most cancers, in accordance with revealed reviews.

José José could also be Mexico’s “Prince of Song,” however for followers around the globe his mastery of the romantic pop ballad are bar none. Following the information of his dying, tributes lit up social media, broadcasts and music platforms throughout the U.S., Mexico and past, from Colombia to Puerto Rico to Japan.

“Respect forever,” Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee posted on his Twitter account. “Rest in peace.”

The long-lasting Mexican singer, who died Saturday (Sept. 28), trended mightily by means of newscasts, radio stations and social media platforms all over the place as admirers in Mexico and different locations crammed the streets to sing his compositions.

The revered group Banda El Recodo are anticipated to pay a tribute to José José tonight as a part of the 200 Years of Mexican Music Tour with Mariachi Vargas De Tecalitlán on the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The present chronicles Mexican music by means of a timeline. For the L.A. present, a tweaked set record was created on Saturday to honor the late singer, in accordance with a spokesperson with the band.

“Today we say goodbye to the #PríncipeDeLaCanción, but we will always remember him with the great musical legacy he left us,” learn Recodo’s official Instagram submit with the phrases “How sad it is to say goodbye,” together with a picture of the singer. “We extend our condolences to his family from the entire Banda el Recodo.”

José José’s friends across the globe continued to pay tribute all through the weekend.

Guatemalan singer/songwriter Ricardo Arjona:

“The last time I saw him, José was in the audience in Miami, at the American Airlines concert. I took the guitar and sing a couple of his songs. The best performer I’ve met and a noble man. Hugs to his family and his followers. You will recover the miracle of your voice wherever you are.”

Spanish singer/songwriter Natalia Jiménez:

“Deeply regretting the dying of the grand José José who enlightened us in life together with his voice and his great and unforgettable songs that can endure within the historical past of music and in our hearts. Relaxation in peace.”

Mexican entertainer Carlos Rivera:

“The most prodigious voice in our country is gone. Loved and admired by all who were fortunate to meet him. So much to learn and so much that leaves us with his legacy of interpretations. How sad it is to say goodbye … Rest in Peace Maestro.”

 Mexican singer Marco Antonio Solis:

“Waking up with the unlucky information of the departure of our beloved prince of track @JoseJoseOficial. God obtain him in his lap and relaxation in peace.”

Peruvian singer/songwriter Gian Marco:

“I was at all times your fan, I at all times had you within the highest place as a result of your voice and the way in which you interpreted was distinctive. I was fortunate to be your buddy, to speak and provides me recommendation about this profession. I will always remember that day that we met on a radio station in Mexico and I was on a promotion … you requested me:

–  Mi … how are you doing with the promo?

– From right here to there trainer, drained however completely satisfied (I replied).

– Son … how is the promo going?

He regarded me within the eyes and smiling correctly, he stated:

-Son … the album is spherical and for it to make sound one has to spin it.

Since that day I haven’t stopped paying consideration.  Years later I would fulfill the dream of my life: singing with him. He invited me to be a part of his duets album Duetos Vol. 1, a track titled #YQué.

Each time I take heed to him, like in the present day, I can solely thank life for having been capable of share with him. #JoséJosé, trainer … thanks for a lot, for that big coronary heart, the echo of your voice stays engraved within the soul of hundreds of individuals. Goodbye #PrincipeDeLaCanción. Till perpetually trainer!!”



Siempre fui tu fan, siempre te tuve en el lugar más alto porque tu voz y tu forma de interpretar eran únicas. Tuve la suerte de ser tu amigo, de conversar y me dieras consejos sobre esta carrera. Nunca olvidaré aquel día que nos encontramos en una radio en Mexico y yo andaba de promoción…me preguntaste: -Mijo…cómo le va con la promo? -De aquí para allá maestro, cansado pero contento (le respondí) Me miró a los ojos y sonriendo con mucha sabiduría me dijo: -Mijo…el disco es redondo y pa’ que suene hay que darle vueltas. Desde ese día no he dejado de hacerle caso. Años más tarde cumpliría el sueño de mi vida: cantar con él. Me invitó a formar parte de su disco de Duetos Volumen 1, una canción titulada #YQué Cada vez que la escucho, como hoy, solo puedo dar gracias a la vida de haber podido compartir con él. #JoséJosé, maestro…gracias por tanto, por ese corazón gigante, el eco de su voz se queda grabado en el alma de miles de personas. Adiós #PrincipeDeLaCanción Hasta siempre maestro!!!—-✨—-

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