• Donna Summer was known as the Queen of Disco
  • Her career was the stuff of legend
  • Donna's death left a massive hole in music

Iconic songs like 'I Feel Love', 'Love To Love You Baby', 'Hot Stuff' and 'Bad Girls' brought Summer to prominence during the disco boom of the 1970s. Donna Summer went on to sell over 100 million records worldwide making her one of the best-selling artists of all time.

A look at history

May 17, 2012. The 63-year-old singer and songwriter died in Naples, FL, from non-smoking related lung cancer. The disco diva's rise to fame in the 1970s, was nothing short of meteoric.

Also interesting:

As disco's popularity waned, Summer wrote songs for several different genres...

Watch the video above to learn more!