American rockstar singer, Michael Lee Aday aka Meat Loaf passed away on January 20 at the age of 74 due to Covid-19. He was born in Dallas, Texas in 1947.
The news was confirmed by his family on his Facebook page. Sharing a picture of him along with the news, they wrote, “Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight surrounded by his wife Deborah, daughters Pearl and Amanda and close friends. His amazing career spanned 6 decades that saw him sell over 100 million albums worldwide and star in over 65 movies, including “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”, “Bat Out Of Hell”, “Wayne’s World”, “Fight Club” and “Focus” remain one of the top 10 selling albums of all time. We know how much he meant to so many of you and we truly appreciate all of the love and support as we move through this time of grief in losing such an inspiring artist and beautiful man. We thank you for your understanding of our need for privacy at this time. From his heart to your souls…don’t ever stop rocking!”
Meat Loaf was famous for his album ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ (1977), which is one of the best-selling album of all time. His two albums ‘Bat Out Of Hell’ and ‘Bat Out Of Hell 2: Back Into Hell’ (1993) became commercially successful and made his career touch the sky. He won Grammy Award for his song “I’d Do Anything For Love” and Aday became the best-selling artist of all time with more than eighty million records’ sale.
Apart from singing, Meat Loaf was a famous actor too. He had appeared in over fifty movies and TV shows, sometimes as characters and sometimes as himself too. His films ‘The Rocky Horror Picture Show’ (1975) and ‘Fight Club’ (1999) had received critical acclaim at that time.
The singer’s manager, Michael Greene said that he was supposed to attend a business dinner this week for a show but they had to cancel it for Aday’s sudden deterioration for Covid-19. He fell into critical condition quickly.