B.B King Music legend discharged from Las Vegas hospital

The 89-yr-old veteran blues guitarist was hospitalized for diabetes-related issues on April 4.

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Veteran blues guitarist B.B. King has returned home from hospital on Tuesday, April 7.

The legendary musician said he was 'feeling much better' after being hospitalized for diabetes-related issues for four days.

The89-year-old, was taken to hospital last Friday, April 3, after suffering from dehydration as a complication of his Type II diabetes, confirms his rep, LaVerne Toney.

On Tuesday, the crooner thanked his fans for their 'concern and good wishes' on his official Facebook page and said, 'I'm feeling much better & am leaving the hospital today.'

Born in Mississippi, the musician is known as the 'King of the Blues' and is considered one of the greatest guitarists of all time, with artists such as Eric Clapton citing him as an influence.

In October 2014, King was forced to cancel eight live performances after falling ill on stage in Chicago.

He was diagnosed with dehydration and suffering from exhaustion, and has not been on the road performing since. 

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