Sunday, October 16, 2022

80's Singer Joyce Sims Best Known for "Come Into My Life" Passes Away

Singer and Songwriter Joyce Sims has suddenly passed away on October 15, 2022. 

Sims had her first hit single in 1987 with “(You are my) All and All”. She topped the R&B and Dance charts in the U. S., and the pop charts internationally.

In the UK Joyce debut album Come Into My Life was certified gold. In the U.S. the album charted Billboard R&B top 10.

Joyce Sims music has been recorded and sampled by such diverse musical icons as jazz vocalist Randy Crawford, sampled by R&B singer Angie Stone, rapper Snoop Dogg, and featured in the film Species.

“Come Into My Life”, and “All and All” have become club classics, and can still frequently be heard playing in the clubs and on mainstream radio.

Joyce, continually touring and recording returned to the charts in 2006 with the single “What The World Needs Now Is Love”, the lead single from her CD A New Beginning.

The single debut at #19 and climbed into the top 10 on the Billboard Club play chart. A gifted singer and songwriter Joyce, a trained pianist, wrote all her songs.

In May 2012, Joyce released the EP Running Back To You/Back In Love in the UK. The EP was well received at club and radio and peaked at #18 on the UK Upfront Top 40.

Joyce’s final album Love Song was officially released August 31, 2015.

Joyce's cause of death is unknown at this time.

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