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Brazilian singer Pedro Henrique collapses, dies on stage

Pedro Henrique, a Brazilian gospel artist has died after he collapsed during a performance on stage.

The singer died on Wednesday while performing his song ‘Vai Ser Tão Lindo’ at a religious event that was live streamed.

According to Daily Mail reports on Thursday, Henrique suddenly fell in front of his band inside a concert venue in the northeastern city of Feira de Santana.

The singer had suffered a massive heart attack, Henrique’s record label, Todah Music, told a radio station, Radio 93.

Video footage shows Henrique engaging the crowd as he stood on the edge of the stage before he lost his balance and fell on his back.

Audiences immediately rushed over to help the singer while the crowd looked in shock. The 30-year-old singer was rushed to a nearby clinic, where he was confirmed dead.

He was set to debut a new project through his YouTube channel on Thursday night, as he wrote on his Instagram page on Wednesday.

“Really looking forward to this release! Tomorrow at 18:00 is launching on the YouTube channel. Thank you #todahmusic & #aguiarmultimusic for such an amazing project.”

Wailing the artist, Todah Music posted on Instagram on Thursday, “There are very difficult situations in life, for which we have no explanation. We just need to understand that the will of God prevails!

We believe Peter will have a prominent place in the great Heavenly Choir! The songs in his voice will not die and his legacy will live on through his wife, his daughter Zoe and so many lives that have been and will be reached by Christ through the records of his voice!”

Henrique leaves behind a wife, Suilan Barreto, and a daughter, Zoe, who was born October 19. Barreto, a gospel influencer, had not made any public comments as of Thursday.