1. Bobbi Kristina BrownSource:Getty
The 22-year-old daughter of music legend Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown died on July 26.
2. Percy SledgeSource:Getty
The soul singer, known for his hit single “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died in April at the age of 74.
3. Julian BondSource:Getty
The legendary civil rights leader passed away in August at the age of 75.
4. Errol BrownSource:Getty
The lead singer of the band responsible for the popular 1970s hit “You Sexy Thing” died in July at the age of 71.
5. B.B. KingSource:Getty
The iconic blues musician died in May at the age of 89.
6. Ben PowersSource:Getty
The “Good Times” actor died in April at the age of 64.
7. Stuart ScottSource:Getty
The ESPN anchor died in January at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer.
8. Andrae CrouchSource:Getty
The Grammy Award-winning gospel great died in January at the age of 72.
9. Anthony MasonSource:Getty
The former New York Knicks star died in March at the age of 48.
10. Charmayne MaxwellSource:Getty
The member of the popular ’90s group Brownstone passed away in March at the age of 46.
11. Amelia Boynton RobinsonSource:Getty
The prominent civil rights leader died in August at the age of 104.
12. Darryl DawkinsSource:Getty
The former NBA great died in August at the age of 58.
13. Wes CravenSource:Getty
The Hollywood producer of horror films like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” died in August at the age of 76.
14. Beau BidenSource:Getty
The former Delaware AG and son of Vice President Joe Biden died in May at the age of 46.
15. E’Dena HinesSource:Getty
Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter died in August at the age of 33.