Beyonce has issued a statement expressing her sadness over the loss of the soul singer. Beyonce played the role of Etta James in the 2008 film Cadillac Records. She stated Etta James impacted her career musically!
“This is a huge loss. Etta James was one of the greatest vocalists of our time. I am so fortunate to have met such a queen. Her musical contributions will last a lifetime.