Many artists have left their mark on the music industry by recording hit songs that landed at the top of the charts. Nothing beats that feeling of recognizing those first few beats of one of your favorite jams and instinctively starting to groove. You probably know every single word, plus that air-guitar solo, but what you might not know is that some of the artists behind our favorite songs are no longer with us.
We all look up to our favorite stars, and when one of them sadly passes, it leaves us all with a heavy heart. There's never truly a good time to say goodbye to a loved one, and the same is somehow true for people we only know from afar, whether they were actors, musicians, or sports legends. Many of these names you will recognize, some you may not, but each of these people left an undeniable mark on our lives and the world we know today. Some were cut short in their prime while others led long,