Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan is dead at 46

The musician had been in London for a recording session, her publicist said.

— -- Dolores O'Riordan, the lead singer of the Irish group the Cranberries, which rose to prominence in the 1990s, has died.

A spokesperson confirmed her death to ABC News in a statement.

"Irish and international singer Dolores O’Riordan has died suddenly in London today. She was 46 years old. The lead singer with the Irish band the Cranberries was in London for a short recording session. No further details are available at this time."

The statement continued, "Family members are devastated to hear the breaking news and have requested privacy at this very difficult time."

O'Riordan's distinctive, lilting voice led the Cranberries to international fame in the '90s, thanks to hits like "Linger," "Dreams" and "Zombie." They sold over 40 million records worldwide before taking a hiatus in 2003. In 2009, they re-formed and released the album "Roses" in 2012.

O'Riordan released two solo albums: 2007's "Are You Listening?" and 2009's "No Baggage."