The news was confirmed by representatives of Edwards’ media company to the BBC earlier this evening (February 20) following reports on social media that the entrepreneur, author, director, DJ and founder of the influential online urban music platform, SB.TV., died unexpectedly today.
Jamal Edwards, whose YouTube channel launched the careers of artists including Ed Sheeran and Jessie J, dies aged 31. How did Jamal Edwards die? Music mogul, 31, helped launch careers of Ed Sheeran and Jessie J.
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The news of Jamal’s death comes days after the legendary singer jamal edwards’ death was due to suicide or murder is being investigated. Many people believe that it may have been suicide. Someone else may have been murdered. Initially, nothing can be said.
More actor and comedian Louie Anderson died on January 21. He was admitted to the hospital days earlier after being diagnosed with cancer but sadly could not make it. Bob Saget is another icon that Hollywood lost on January 9. Speaking of celebrity deaths, Betty White died at 99 of natural causes on December 31, 2021. Chick Vennera, DMX, Jay Black, and Jeanette Maus are other public figures who passed away last year leaving their loyal fans devastated.
Rest in Peace, Jamal Edwards.
To think how many dreams were fulfilled and how much potential was discovered because of your platform and work.
What an incredible legacy; thank you
A truly humble and blessed soul. Your legacy will live on for years & you’ve inspired a whole generation. Rest easy Jamal Edwards ❤️
The death of Jamal Edwards has cast a shadow of grief over the music world. His fans have expressed grief through various mediums.
His family members can’t accept this untimely death. He started his career in 2006. He also won an award in 2014.
- Jamal Edwards with his Member of the British Empire (MBE), after it was awarded to him by the Prince of Wales at an Investiture Ceremony, at Buckingham Palace in central London in March 2015.
- Prince of Wales on a sofa with Jamal Edwards during a live session at the launch of the Prince’s Trust Summer Sessions at the Princes’s Trust in Historic Chatham Dockyard in Chatham, Kent, in 2013
- Prince William, Prince Harry and Jamal Edwards pose for a twitter picture Queen’s Young Leaders Programme launch at Buckingham Palace, London, in 2014
- By 2014, Mr Edwards had amassed an estimated fortune of around £8 million and worked with the likes of Jessie J (pictured together), Emeli Sande and Ed Sheeran