90s R&B singer Sam Salter has died aged 46. Music publication You Know I Got Soul, announced the news of Sam Salter’s death yesterday on social media (Saturday, 28 August) with fans of the 90s artist having since paid tribute on social media.

Who was Sam Salter?

Sam Salter was an R&B singer known to many for his success in the late 1990s following the release of his debut album, It’s On Tonight.  

The album, which dropped in 1997, became known for tracks After 12 Before 6, There You Are and Your Face. Both After 12 Before 6, There You Are, reached the Top 40 in R&B at the time and are seen to still be popular across streaming platforms today. 

Following the success of It’s On Tonight, he released the single Once My Sh.. in 2000, which later featured on his second album The Little Black Book. In the late 2010’s Salter also released singles To Be Loved and Got Me.

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Sam Salter’s death announced online

The R&B singer’s death was first announced across social media by music site You Know I Got Soul on Saturday night (28 August). 

The publication did not disclose the artist’s cause of death but reported the news had been confirmed via posts from his family. 

The statement posted across Instagram, Twitter and Facebook read: “We are saddened to share the news that R&B singer Sam Salter recently passed away at age 46. Confirmed in posts by his family. A special and often overlooked talent gone too soon.”

Fans pay tribute to the 90s singer

As Sam Salter’s death is announced online, many have since paid tribute to the artist on social media:

Others have since shared their appreciation for his debut album, It’s On Tonight:

We send our condolences to Sam Salter’s family at this difficult time.

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