List of musicians, composers, celebrity deaths in 2016 :
27 December Carrie Fisher 60, actress for Princess Leia of Star War
25 December Alexandro Choir, the Russian Red-Army choir and ensemble. Their plane crashed into Black Sea, with assumption more than 60 choir and band member reportedly on board and become victims.
31 July Mike Mohede, 32, Indonesian singer, heart attack.
27 July Einojuhani Rautavaara, 87, Finnish composer, complications following hip surgery
25 August Eddy Silitonga, 65, Indonesian singer.
25 April Remo Belli, 88, American drummer, developed the synthetic drumhead (Remo), complications of pneumonia.
21 April Prince, 57, American musician, songwriter and actor, Oscar (1984) and Grammy (1984, 1986, 2004, 2007) winner, accidental overdose of fentanyl.
16 March Frank Sinatra, Jr., 72, American singer (That Face!) and actor (Hollywood Homicide), heart attack
14 January Alan Rickman, 69, English actor (Harry Potter, Die Hard, Love Actually), pancreatic cancer.
10 January David Bowie, 69, English singer-songwriter, musician ("Space Oddity", "Heroes", "Starman"), and actor (Labyrinth, Zoolander), liver cancer.
5 January Pierre Boulez, 90, French composer and conductor.