Rapper Chris Kelly, known as 'Mac Daddy' and one-half of the pop-rap duo Kris Kross, was found dead in Atlanta today (May 1) at the age of 34.
Christina "Chrissy" Amphlett, frontwoman for Australian rock band the Divinyls, has passed away at the age of 53. The 'I Touch Myself' singer had been battling multiple sclerosis and breast cancer since 2007, and died at her apartment in New York on Sunday (April 21).
The music industry is currently mourning the loss of Phil Ramone. The producer, 72, died at New York Presbyterian Hospital on Saturday, March 30. He had suffered an aortic aneurysm in February. He is survived by his sons Matt, BJ and Simon, and his wife Karen.
Justin Bieber is seriously having the worst month ever. We feel we can go ahead and say that now. With all the troubles he's been having lately, it seemed nothing else could possibly go wrong, but it did. Biebs' pet hamster Pac (named after 2 Pac), which he gifted to a fan after Jingle Ball in Atlanta, has died.
We're embarking on one year since the world lost Whitney Houston on the eve of the Grammys. In addition to being heartbreaking, the loss of Houston at such a pivotal moment in music was also difficult in terms of logistics: a tribute had to be paid to the fallen legend, and a new TV special will examine how her moving farewell came to fruition.
A deadly fire broke out at nightclub in Southern Brazil early Sunday (Jan. 27), killing 232 people.