Bonnie Pointer: Former Pointer Sisters singer dies aged 69

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US singer Bonnie Pointer has died aged 69. She and her sisters rose to fame as the Grammy award-winning Pointer Sisters, who were best known for the hits Jump (For My Love) and I’m So Excited. “Our family is devastated,” her sister Anita told the Associated Press on Monday. “On behalf of my siblings and I and the entire Pointer family, we ask for your prayers at this time.” Bonnie and her sister Ruth Pointer originally performed as a duet and were later were joined by their sisters Anita and Ruth.