With the death of British soul singer Amy Winehouse shocking the music world today, we have decided to take a look at singers and musicians who had their lives cut short — most specifically, at the age of 27.
Here is the list:
1. Kurt Cobain
The rock star from Seattle who captured the hearts of many with his singing as the front-man for the legendary band, Nirvana.
He sold 25 million albums in the U.S, and over 50 million world-wide.
During the last years of his life, Cobain struggled with heroin addiction and depression. He died on April 8, 1994 from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.
2. Jimi Hendrix
The greatest electric-guitarist of all-time, Jimi Hendrix, still stands to this day as one of the most influential musicians in history.