Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2016

Pete Burns

Band: Dead or Alive

Position: singer

Died: October 23, 2016

Cause of death: cardiac arrest

Age: 57

Distinction: Co-wrote the band's No. 11 single, "You Spin Me Round (Like a Record)," in 1984

Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.