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Tina Marie: 5 Things About Singer Teena Marie; Watch "Lovergirl" (Video)

By WendyM |

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R&B singer Teena Marie passes away at 54

R&B legend Teena Marie died today at age 54. Currently, the cause of death is unknown.

Watch Tina Marie’s biggest hit, “Lovergirl,” in the video below.

Teena Marie’s manager, Mike Gardner, confirmed the news of Teena Marie’s death. Her daughter, Alia Rose, reportedly found Marie dead in her home. Teena had suffered a seizure last month.

Here are 5 things about the late Teena Marie:

1. Teena Marie’s real name is Mary Christine Brockert; she is also known as Tina Marie and Lady Tee (or Lady T).

2. Teena Marie as a protegee of Rick James.

3. In addition to singing, Teena Marie played keyboards, rhythm guitar and congas.

4. Teena Marie was nominated for Grammy Awards four times.

5. Teena Marie’s god-daughter is former SNL cast member Maya Rudolph.

Watch Teena Marie sing “Lovergirl” (video):

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Wendy Michaels** has been an entertainment writer for many years, covering the celeb buzz for both TV Crunch and Movie Crunch blogs. She loves celebrity gossip on any level, from A-listers right down to those pesky reality stars. Wendy's passion for entertainment news is a strange addiction, but she wouldn't have it any other way. She lives in the Finger Lakes region of New York, where she enjoys time with her husband and two children.

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9 thoughts on “Tina Marie: 5 Things About Singer Teena Marie; Watch "Lovergirl" (Video)

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  2. flash cards says:

    I did not know that Tina Marie was a protegee of Rick James. She will be missed!

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  3. gytr says:

    R&B legend Tina Marie has died, her manager confirmed today (December 26th). Tina Marie, 54, was born Mary Christine Brockert. She was.
    http://hottrands.blogspot.com/2010/12/teena-marie-singer-dead-at-54.html

  4. Juliana says:

    There is no doubt she is a good singer and nice post dear ….
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  8. Ms. Thang says:

    R>I>P Tina. Your will be truly missed.

  9. Alice says:

    R>I>P Tina we will miss you. Our hearts go out to family and friends. She lives through all of us through mind, body and soul.

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