Top 10 Saddest Singer and Rapper Deaths

At Times We Feel Sad when people die every single year but in this list I am sure that many people miss them till this day

The Top Ten Saddest Singer and Rapper Deaths

1 Chester Bennington (1976-2017) 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 participated in side projects like Julien K and Dead By Sunrise. He committed suicide in 2017 after a period of depression. ...read more.

I’ve listened to Chester Bennington for the longest time now, it was beyond heartbreaking hearing about what had happened from everyone around me.

2 David Bowie (1947-2016) David Robert Jones, known professionally as David Bowie (January 8, 1947 - January 10, 2016) was an English singer born in London, the son of a fundraiser and a waitress. He is credited for his experimental and creative musical discography which has won praise and accolades for many critics and fans. ...read more.
3 Michael Jackson (1958-2009) Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, dancer, and songwriter born on August 29, 1958 in Gary, Indiana and passed away on June 25, 2009. He donated (at least) a remarkable 500,000,000 dollars to charity. Michael is also known as The King of Pop (a title given to him by Elizabeth Taylor) or under ...read more.
4 Elvis Presely (1935-1977) Elvis Presley was an American musician and actor. Known as "The King" He was mostly known for his number 1 singles including "Heartbreak Hotel" "Hound Dog" "Jailhouse Rock" "Love me Tender" Elvis debuted in the movie "Love me Tender" and focused less on his music and continued that way. ...read more.
5 Tupac Amaru Shakur (1971-1996) Tupac Amaru Shakur, also known as 2Pac, was an American rapper and actor born on June 16, 1971 in East Harlem, New York. Tupac sold over 75 million records worldwide and has been referred to in multiple major publications such as Rolling Stone as one of the greatest music artists of all time. 2Pac was ...read more.

This year had more than ten Saddest Death lists with same contents Very annoying

So sad

True. - pikachu99

Oh give me a break, Tupac died because he surrounded himself with hoodlums and lived a dangerous lifestyle.

Sure, he's an amazing rapper and has songs with great messages, but there's ultimately nobody to blame for his death but himself (and maybe biggy) - Jackamalio

6 Selena Quintanilla (1971-1995) Selena Quintanilla-Pérez was an American singer, songwriter, spokesperson, actress, and fashion designer.

We lost the most genuine good hearted woman ever.

7 Freddie Mercury (1946-1991) Freddie Mercury (born Farrokh Bulsara, 5th September 1946 - 24th November 1991) was a Zanzibari-born British singer of Indian descent, songwriter and record producer, known as the lead vocalist and songwriter of the British rock band Queen. He also became known for his flamboyant stage persona and four-octave ...read more.

If he's here, then he'll be on top of the list - zxm

8 Aaliyah Dana Haughton (1979-2001) Aaliyah Dana Haughton was born on January 16th 1979 and died August 25th 2001. She was a dancer, an actress and an R&B singer. She was born in Brooklyn, New York, raised in Detroit, Michigan and died at Marsh Harbour, Bahamas. ...read more.
9 Christina Grimmie (1994-2016) Christina Victoria Grimmie (March 12th 1994 - June 10th 2016), known on YouTube as zeldaxlove64, was an American singer-songwriter known for participating in The Voice and for her covers of hit songs by contemporary pop musicians. She was shot dead during a meet-and-greet in Orlando, Florida, by fan ...read more.

Hopefully other youtubers don't meet the same fate as her - AnonymousChick

10 Prince (1958-2016)

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11 John Lennon (1940-1980)

Shot to death by a deranged fan.

12 Go Eun Bi (Eunb) (1992-2014)
13 Kwon RiSe (Rise) (1991-2014)
14 Lil Peep (1996 - 2017)
15 Lisa Left Eye Lopes (1971-2002) Lisa Nicole Lopes better known by her stage name Left Eye, was an American rapper, singer, dancer, musician, and songwriter. She was apart of the hit girl group, TLC. She was born May 27th 1971 in Philadelphia and died April 25th 2002 in a car accident during her stay in Honduras.
16 XXXTentacion (1998-2018) Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy (January 23, 1998 - June 18, 2018), known professionally as XXXTentacion, and often referred to as X, was an American rapper, singer and songwriter.

I cried for months because of the death of my favorite rapper. RIP X 🖤

X's legacy will live on for ever. A real inspiration in the end

rip jah

Rip X

17 Juice WRLD (1998-2019)

juice wrld was like the only person that I ever thought was good. He was the first rapper that brought me into the rap game, the moment I heard a song that my brother played, I thought who made this cause this is a fire song. juice wrld was the best rapper out there in my opinion. he was a rising star, and I did get to meet him once, he was very kind and hopefully we can see him in the afterlife.

He will be missed forever, RIP my homie.

very sad that he passed away at a very early age.

18 Kurt Cobain (1967-1994) Kurt Cobain was born February 20, 1967, in Aberdeen, Washington. In 1987, he started the grunge band Nirvana, which became one of the most successful bands ever. He was a talented yet troubled grunge performer. Kurt Cobain became a rock legend in the 1990s with his band. He committed suicide at his ...read more.
19 Notorious B.I.G. (1972-1997) Christopher George Latore Wallace, born May 21, 1972, better known by his stage name The Notorious B.I.G (sometimes Biggie Smalls or just simply Biggie), is an American rapper from Brooklyn, New York. On March 9, 1997, he was murdered in a drive by shooting in Los Angeles, California at the age of only ...read more.
20 Cliff Burton (1962-1986) Clifford Lee "Cliff" Burton (February 10th 1962 - September 27th 1986) was an American musician, best known as the second bass guitarist for the American thrash metal band Metallica, recording three studio albums. He died in 1986 after getting crushed by a tour bus in Copenhagen whilst promoting Metallica's ...read more.

A bass player like no other, and he never got to express the full potential of his skills due to a bus accident that took his life. Imagine Metallica is Cliff was still alive, but there would have been chances where he could have left Metallica to start a band of his own. Damn I miss the guy :'(... - CrimsonShark

21 Mama Cass Elliot (1941-1974)
22 Amy Winehouse (1983-2011) Amy Jade Winehouse was an English singer and songwriter known for her deep expressive contralto vocals and her eclectic mix of musical genres, including soul, rhythm and blues, and jazz. She is also a well-known member of the 27 Club, as she overdosed on alcohol at age 27.
23 Natina Reed (1979-2012)
24 Simone Battle (1989-2014)
25 Cory Monteith (1982-2013) Cory Allan Michael Monteith was a Canadian actor and musician, known for his role as Finn Hudson on the Fox television series Glee. He died in 2013 of a drug overdose.
26 Adam Yauch (1964-2012) Adam Nathaniel Yauch was an American rapper, singer, musician, songwriter, director and film distributor. He was best known as a founding member of the hip hop group Beastie Boys.
27 Chuck Schuldiner (1962-2001)

Died from a horrible cancerous tumor. Rest in peace master.

28 Eazy-E (1964-1995)
29 Ronnie James Dio (1942-2010) Ronnie James Dio (born Ronald James Padavona; July 10, 1942 – May 16, 2010) was an American heavy metal singer, songwriter and musician. He fronted and/or founded numerous groups including Elf, Rainbow, Black Sabbath, Dio and Heaven & Hell. He is credited with popularizing the "metal horns" hand gesture ...read more.
30 Buddy Holly (1936-1959) Buddy Holly, born Charles Hardin Holley (September 7, 1936 – February 3, 1959) was an American musician and singer-songwriter who was a central figure of mid-1950s rock and roll. He was a rising star when a tragic plane crash struck him down at age 22. ...read more.
31 Janis Joplin (1943-1970) Janis Joplin (1943-1970) was an American singer who rose to fame as the main singer of acid band Big Brother and the Holding Company. She was known for her eccentric hippie style and psychedelic rock music.
32 Billie Holiday (1915-1959)
33 Francis Magalona (1964-2009)
34 Florence Ballard (1943-1976)
35 Whitney Houston (1963-2012) Whitney Elizabeth Houston (August 9, 1963 – February 11, 2012) was an American singer, actress, producer, and model. In 2009, Guinness World Records cited her as the most awarded female act of all time. Houston is one of pop music's best-selling music artists of all-time, with an estimated 170–200 ...read more.
36 Lemmy Kilmister (1945 - 2015) Ian Fraser Kilmister, known as Lemmy, was an English musician, singer and songwriter who founded and fronted the rock band Motörhead. He was a bassist and a singer known for his raspy voice. He died in 2015 from cancer and other health problems.
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