( 2014 & 2015 IN MEMORY OF † AALIHAH " ♪♫♪♪ R&B / pop / hip hop " ) † ♪♫♪♪ Aaliyah Dana Haughton - Tuesday, January 16, 1979 - 5' 7½" - Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA. Died: Saturday, August 25, 2001 (aged of 22) - Marsh Harbour, Abaco Island, Bahamas. Cause of death ; (Plane crash).
Aaliyah, 22 — Died Aug. 25, 2001: Aaliyah Dana Haughton, the R&B star known simply as Aaliyah, had filmed the video for her song "Rock the Boat" in the Bahamas and was flying back to Miami when the small plane she was flying in crashed shortly after takeoff, killing seven of eight people aboard. (The eighth person died from injuries soon after.)
R&B pop darling Aaliyah would have turned 35 Thursday. The beloved singer, who scored a wealth of hits "Try Again," "Are You That Somebody," and "Rock The Boat," died tragically in a 2001 plane crash when returning from a video shoot in the Bahamas. She was just 22 years