Cher, who sang a hit duet with Meat Loaf, pays tribute to 'amazing' singer after his death aged 74

Cher, who sang a hit duet with Meat Loaf, pays tribute to 'amazing' singer after his death aged 74
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A still of Cher and Meat Loaf in their video for "Dead Ringer for Love."
A still of Cher and Meat Loaf in their video for "Dead Ringer for Love."YouTube/Meat Loaf
  • Singer Meat Loaf died on Thursday at the age of 74, prompting tributes to his epic career.

  • One came from Cher, who recorded "Dead Ringer for Love" with him as a duet in 1981.

  • Meat Loaf sold more than 100 million albums and also racked up a slew of acting appearances.

Cher paid tribute to Meat Loaf after the singer died aged 74, one of the first celebrities to react to his death.

In a tweet on Friday, Cher reflected on the pair's 1981 duet, "Dead Ringer for Love."

"Had So Much Fun With Meatloaf When We Did "Dead Ringer". Am Very Sorry For His Family,Friends,& Fans. Am I imagining It, or Are Amazing Ppl In The Arts Dying every other Day?!" wrote Cher in her trademark unusual grammar.

Meat Loaf's death was announced on his Facebook page around midnight on Thursday.

"Our hearts are broken to announce that the incomparable Meat Loaf passed away tonight with his wife Deborah by his side," it said.

Meat Loaf, whose real name was Michael Lee Aday, sold more than 100 million albums, including the best-selling "Bat out of Hell."

You can read Insider's full story on his passing and decades-long career here.

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