1. Bobbi Kristina Brown
The 22-year-old daughter of music legend Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown died on July 26.
2. Percy Sledge
The soul singer, known for his hit single “When a Man Loves a Woman,” died in April at the age of 74.
3. Julian Bond
The legendary civil rights leader passed away in August at the age of 75.
4. Errol Brown
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. King
The iconic blues musician died in May at the age of 89.
6. Ben Powers
The “Good Times” actor died in April at the age of 64.
7. Stuart Scott
The ESPN anchor died in January at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer.
8. Andrae Crouch
The Grammy Award-winning gospel great died in January at the age of 72.
9. Anthony Mason
The former New York Knicks star died in March at the age of 48.
10. Charmayne Maxwell
The member of the popular ’90s group Brownstone passed away in March at the age of 46.
11. Amelia Boynton Robinson
The prominent civil rights leader died in August at the age of 104.
12. Darryl Dawkins
The former NBA great died in August at the age of 58.
13. Wes Craven
The Hollywood producer of horror films like “A Nightmare on Elm Street” died in August at the age of 76.
14. Beau Biden
The former Delaware AG and son of Vice President Joe Biden died in May at the age of 46.
15. E’Dena Hines
Morgan Freeman’s step-granddaughter died in August at the age of 33.