The Associated Press was told that B.B. King died in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. Thursday at his Las Vegas home, by Brent Bryson King’s attorney.
Riley B. King, better known as B.B. was botn September 16, 1925 in Itta Bena, Mississippi, U.S. Active throughout much of his life King started his career in 1948.
B.B. King caceld his 2014 tour due to health problems, King announced on October 8, 2014 he was back at home to recuperate. On May 1, 2015, after two hospitalizations caused by complications from high blood pressure and diabetes, King announced on his website that he was in hospice care at his home in Las Vegas, Nevada. He died there on May 14 at 9:40 PM PDT.
You can pay tribute to the Legend on his website: http://www.bbking.com/