Levi’s launderette model and singer Nick Kamen dies aged 59

Nick Kamen

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# 06 May 2021 10:58 (UTC +04:00)

Model and singer Nick Kamen has died at the age of 59, a friend of his family has confirmed, APA reports citing BBC.

The Essex-born star was known for appearing in a 1985 Levi's advert filmed in a launderette.

His music career peaked the next year with a top-five hit Each Time You Break My Heart, co-written by Madonna.

His friend and fellow singer Boy George led the tributes on Wednesday, describing Kamen as "the most beautiful and sweetest man".