Pop and Rock Star Deaths in 2016

Sharon Jones

Band: Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings

Position: singer

Died: Nov. 18, 2016

Cause of death: pancreatic cancer

Age: 60

Distinction: Her 2014 album Give the People What They Want received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Album. She's the subject of the 2016 documentary, Miss Sharon Jones!

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.