[UPDATE May 3, 2019]
According to a representative for Peabo Bryson, the double Grammy winner is on his way to making a full recovery! A statement from the family reads, “Mr. Bryson is still listed in stable condition and is improving, rapidly. The family continues to request privacy, but extends their deepest gratitude and appreciation to friends and fans for the outpour of love and support expressed throughout this experience.”
Due to his medical condition concert dates in May have been canceled so that he can continue to rest and recover.
R&B legend Peabo Bryson suffered a mild heart attack at his home the morning of Saturday, April 27. According to a representative for Bryson, the double Grammy / double Oscar Award-winning singer “is currently listed in stable condition and is awake and responsive.”
His prognosis is reportedly good, and doctors, as well as his family are “optimistic for a speedy recovery.” The representative states that “at this time, privacy is requested; however, the thoughts and prayers of friends and fans are welcomed and appreciated.”
The star is known for his duets with everyone from Natalie Cole and Chaka Khan to the late Minnie Riperton. His biggest pop solo hit was 1984’s “If Ever You’re in My Arms Again.” Bryson’s other solo hits include “Let the Feeling Flow,” “Show and Tell,” “Can You Stop the Rain,” and “I’m So Into You.”
Get well soon Peabo!