Dark year for the music industry! Here is a list of 9 iconic singers who died in 2022

They say life is an open book, and that’s true for most celebrities because their lives are almost open to the public. From what they work on to who they meet, from their heartbreaks to their struggles, they are unable to enjoy their privacy unlike commoners. But what is a shock is their untimely demise.

This year we have lost many artists in the music industry. These iconic singers we grew up listening to and whose music was an important part of our lives, left for their heavenly home unexpectedly, leaving empty spaces in our hearts. The year was a black year for the music industry. Here is a list of iconic singers who died in 2022.

Iconic singers who died in 2022

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1. Taz from Stereo Nation

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For every kid in the 90s, this was heartbreaking news. Stereo Nation’s pop sensation Taz who made our childhoods awesome with songs like Pyar Ho Gaya, Gallan Gorian and Nachenge Saari Raat among others died suddenly at the age of 56, leaving everyone in shock and in immense grief. Taz, known for his cross-cultural Asian fusion music, died after a long illness. He was diagnosed with a hernia before Covid-19 hit the world, but due to the pandemic he was unable to have the operation. He was then hospitalized last month and fell into a coma. His health was showing improvements. On March 23, his fans were informed that he was better and now out of a coma. On April 29, he left us all for heavenly abode.

2. Lata Mangeshkar

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India’s legendary Queen of Melody and most beloved singer, Lata Mangeshkar, who once moved Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru to tears, left the whole nation in tears when she passed away on February 6 at the age of 92. year. She was admitted to hospital on January 11 due to Covid-related complications and was also diagnosed with pneumonia. She died of multiple organ failure.

3. Bappi Lahri

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Iconic Singer and music composer Bappi Lahiri died on February 15 at the age of 69. Known for songs like Bambai Se Aaya Mera Dost, Yaar Bina Chain Kahan Re, Raat Baaki Baat Baaki and Yaad Aa Raha Hai, the singer who made disco music popular in India in the 80s and 90s breathed his last at Mumbai’s CritiCare Hospital after multiple health issues. His son Bappa later revealed that his father was in hospital for the entire month of January. “No, it wasn’t a respiratory problem. I think his heart just stopped. My sister, my brother-in-law and my mother rushed him to the hospital. The doctor was called and he said he needed to be taken to hospital. They reached the hospital but he could not be revived. I was on the phone all the time,” he told TOI.

4. Sidhu Moose Wala

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His fans still haven’t come to terms with his death. Sidhu Moose Wala was shot – 30 bullets were fired – in broad daylight in a crowded market in Punjab on May 29. He was 28 years old. After her death, Canadian-based mobster Goldy Brar took responsibility for her death. The name of imprisoned mobster Lawrence Bishnoi also popped up. The investigation is ongoing and fans are praying for justice.

5.KK

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A few minutes after he sang, “Hum, rahein ya na rahein kal… Yaad ayenge ye pal…” during a concert in Calcutta, the KK singer who was a big part of our childhood, died at the age of 53. The man who made our childhood awesome with his melodious voice and beautiful songs, Krishnakumar Kunnath, popularly known as KK, had a underlying heart condition that worsened due to lack of oxygen, his post-mortem report said.

6. Sheil Sagar

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Delhi-based musician Sheil Sagar has died at the age of 22. The cause of death of singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who gained immense popularity in the independent music scene with his single If I Tried remains unknown. One of his songs Mr.Mobile Man-Live was recorded and filmed live at Piano Man Jazz Club in Gurugam. Sharing the news of Sheil’s death on Wednesday, his friend tweeted, “Today is a sad day…first KK, then this handsome budding musician who blew us away with his rendition of my favorite song #wickedgames …may you rest in peace #SheilSagar.”

7. Pandit Shivkumar Sharma

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Santoor maestro Pandit Shivkumar Sharma died aged 84 from cardiac arrest on May 10. Born on January 13, 1938, Pt. Sharma brought the humble folk musical instrument “Santoor” to the world stage with his unique interpretations. He collaborated with the eminent flautist Pt. Chaurasia as a duo Shiv-Hari, composed the music for several films including Silsila, Lamhe, Chandni, Darr and others. Pt. Sharma has received honors and accolades including the Padma Vibhushan in 2001.

8. Sandhya Mukherjee

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The Indian singer and musician specializing in Bengali music died on February 15 due to age-related illnesses at the age of 90. Born and raised in Kolkata, she was a student of Baden classical music legend Ghulam Ali Khan. A classical musician by training, she began her career in Bollywood and sang in 17 Hindi films. Later she returned to Kolkata and married poet Shyamal Gupta in 1966, who wrote the lyrics to many of her songs. During her career spanning decades, Mukherjee has won several awards, including the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer.

9. Pandit Bhajan Sopori

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Legendary music composer and Santoor player Pandit Bhajan Sapori from Kashmir has died at the age of 74. He was undergoing cancer treatment at Fortis Hospital in Gurugram. “He was diagnosed with colon cancer last year in June. We admitted him to Fortis, Gurugram, three weeks ago for immunotherapy treatment. It did not work for him and his health s ‘has deteriorated,” his son Abhay told PTI.


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