British R&B singer Lynden David Hall died Tuesday (Feb. 14) after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 31.

British R&B singer Lynden David Hall died Tuesday (Feb. 14) after a two-year fight with cancer. He was 31.

Hall, from Wandsworth in south west London, had been suffering with Hodgkin's Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph tissue which Australian pop singer Delta Goodrem has also battled.

A graduate of the Brit School in Croydon, south of London, Hall was considered one of the brightest talents in the British R&B scene.

His debut album "Medicine 4 My Pain" (Cooltempo/EMI:Chrysalis) was critically and commercially well-received following its release in 1998.

The album yielded his biggest hit, "Sexy Cinderella," which reached No. 17 on the Official U.K. Singles Chart.

That year, he won the best newcomer category at the MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) Awards and received a nomination for best British male solo artist at the 1999 Brit Awards.

International industry delegates had the opportunity to observe Hall in 2001 when he performed at the annual "British at Midem" showcase at the Midem trade fair in Cannes, France.

He was cast as the wedding singer in the 2003 film "Love Actually," performing "All You Need Is Love."

His third studio album "In Between Jobs" was released in 2005 on Random Records.

News of Hall's passing was announced to Brit Awards attendees just minutes before the start of the gala on Wednesday (Feb. 15) night.

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