Top 10 Celebrities that Died in 2017


The Top Ten

1 Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Charles Edward Anderson "Chuck" Berry was an American guitarist, singer and songwriter, and one of the pioneers of rock and roll music. He died on 18 March 2017.

The founder of Rock 'n Roll! - clusium

Owh man as much as it pains me to say this, the father has really passed on. :-( But don't worry I'm sure he's up there jammin with the other folks. Go Chuck Go!

2 Chris Cornell Chris Cornell Chris Cornell was an American rock musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist, primary songwriter and rhythm guitarist for Seattle rock band Soundgarden and as former lead vocalist and songwriter for the supergroup Audioslave. He died on May 17, 2017.

This man was so important to rock. Gone too soon. - WholeGrainNeko

We love you Chris. - isaaonrtdmtr

Chris will always be the greatest rock vocalist of the 90s. No denying his range and abilities. - NuMetalManiak

3 Chester Bennington Chester Bennington Chester Charles Bennington (March 20th, 1976 - July 20th, 2017) was an American musician, singer, songwriter and actor, best known for being the lead singer of Linkin Park. He also has a few side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 due to depression.
4 Bill Paxton Bill Paxton
5 Charlie Murphy Charlie Murphy
6 Adam West Adam West

Really unfortunate. RIP, Mayor West. - Therandom

You were a million times better than Batffleck. R.I.P, West.

7 Roger Moore Roger Moore Sir Roger George Moore KBE (1927-2017) was an English actor. Moore played the British secret agent James Bond in seven feature films such as Moonraker, The Spy Who Loved Me and Live and Let Die, between 1973 and 1985. Moore worked as a model and made several appearances in minor films and television more.

The ski chase and opening credits of The Spy Who Loved Me will forever be my favourite opening sequence. RIP. - IronSabbathPriest

It's "Sir" Roger Moore. R.I.P lovely man :'( You were always my favourite Bond. - Britgirl

R.I.P. Sir Roger. You were a bigger man than Bond. - BKAllmighty

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9 Fats Domino Fats Domino Antoine "Fats" Domino, Jr. was a French Creole pianist and singer-songwriter. He released five gold records before 1955 and had 35 hit records in the U.S. Top 40. He died on October 25, 2017.
10 Mary Tyler Moore Mary Tyler Moore Mary Tyler Moore was an American actress, primarily known for her roles in television sitcoms, including The Mary Tyler Moore Show, in which she starred as Mary Richards, a thirty-something single woman who worked as a local news producer in Minneapolis, and, earlier, The Dick Van Dyke Show, in which more.

The Contenders

11 Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis Jerry Lewis is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, film director, screenwriter and humanitarian.

R.I.P Jerry, you were hilarious!

12 Tom Petty Tom Petty Thomas Earl "Tom" Petty was an American musician, singer, songwriter, multi instrumentalist and record producer.

RIP. He gave us some great songs, and Always showed an upbeat attitude. - Billyv

13 John Hurt John Hurt
14 Richard Hatch

No, not the winner of Survivor, the star from Battlestar Galactica. - naFrovivuS

15 Malcolm Young Malcolm Young

Never was a big fan of AC/DC. But still, RIP. - zxm

Rip my dad is a fan of ac/dc

16 Cortez Kennedy
17 Gregg Allman Gregg Allman
18 Jimmy Snuka Jimmy Snuka
19 Miguel Ferrer
20 Hugh Hefner Hugh Hefner
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Top Remixes

1. Chuck Berry
2. Charlie Murphy
3. Chester Bennington
1. Chuck Berry
2. Chris Cornell
3. Gregg Allman
1. Adam West
2. Chester Bennington
3. Chris Cornell



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