Undeniably gifted and extraordinarily talented, Billie Holiday was one of the most important singers of the Twentieth Century. She sang and co-write songs that have become no less than jazz standards, like "God Bless the Child" and "Strange Fruit." She's inspired singers across genres and generations with her innovative, fully original vocals
TEDDY PENDERGRASS The R singer died of colon cancer at a Philadelphia hospital on January 13. Known for the soul ballads "Turn Off the Lights" and "Love TKO," Pendergrass kept a mostly low profile after a 1982 car accident left him severely paralyzed.