Hot Chocolate's Errol Brown went on a farewell tour in 2009
Hot Chocolate lead singer Errol Brown has died aged 71, his manager has announced.
Phil Dale said Brown had had liver cancer.
Hot Chocolate had hits in more than 50 countries worldwide, including You Sexy Thing and I Believe in Miracles.
Brown was made an MBE by the Queen in 2003 and received the Ivor Novello award for his outstanding contribution to British music in 2004.