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Kris Kross Rapper Chris Kelly Dead of Possible Drug Overdose

Rapper Chris Kelly of the '90s group Kris Kross was found dead at his Atlanta home this evening, a rep for the Fulton Country Medical Examiner confirmed to Billboard. He was 34.... Read more

George Jones dies at 81

George Jones, the country music legend whose graceful, evocative voice gave depth to some of the greatest songs in country music -- including "She Thinks I Still Care," "The Grand Tour" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today" -- has died, according to his public relations firm.... Read more

Richie Havens, Folk and Woodstock Legend, Dead at 72

When he turned 70 a couple of years ago, Richie Havens noted with pride that, "I don't feel one iota different form the day I walked into Greenwich Village" 50 years prior. "Everything I hoped for has happened," he told Billboard. "I never had a bad day on stage.... Read more

Deftones Bassist Chi Cheng Dead at 42

Deftones bassist Chi Cheng, who has been in a semi-conscious state since a 2008 car accident, died early Saturday morning, his family announced. He was 42.... Read more

Annette Funicello Dies at 70

Annette Funicello, a Disney Mouseketeer on TV's The Mickey Mouse Club who went on to fame by co-starring in several beach movies with Frankie Avalon in the 1960s, has died. She was 70.... Read more

Roger Ebert 1942-2013

There are few film critics in this world that could actually claim to be an inspiration. Not that Roger Ebert ever would – he was too modest for that. But the man who wrote movies and wrote so winningly about movies has died at the age of 70. The world is a poorer place for it.... Read more

Legendary Producer Phil Ramone Dies at Age 79

Phil Ramone -- an oft-honored visionary in the field of audio recording and the presentation of music; who helmed classic albums by Frank Sinatra, Barbra Streisand, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles, Paul Simon, Billy Joel and many others over a career that stretched back to the early 1960s -- died this mor... Read more

India Sitar Legend Ravi Shankar Dies

Ravi Shankar, a master of the sitar who brought the music of India to the Western world in the 1960s aided by a mystical collaboration with George Harrison, has died. He was 92.... Read more

Jenni Rivera, Mexican-American Singer, Dies in Plane Crash

Jenni Rivera's father and brother confirmed on Telemundo that the singer died in a plane crash Saturday night, NBC News reported late Sunday.... Read more