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All The Stars We Lost In 2015

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Saying goodbye is never easy, and 2015 has been no exception thus far.

From the anchor's desk at ESPN, to some of the pioneers of television and film, to music and sports legends and those gone far, far too soon, we lost a lot of celebrities this year.

As 2015 wraps up, we thought we'd take some time to say a proper goodbye to the stars who were taken from us far too early.

Take a moment with us…

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B.B. King, Ben E. King, & Percy Sledge Honored With A Touching Tribute Performance At The BET Awards

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The music world lost three huge names in as many months.

This year has seen the passing of B.B. King, Ben E. King, and Percy Sledge, and their loss was felt deeply at the 2015 BET Awards.

Anthony Hamilton, along with guitarist Gary Clark Jr., paid an amazing tribute to all three important artists by performing their biggest hits.

Ch-ch-check out the video (below) to see a memorial medley of When A Man Loves A Woman, Stand By Me, and The Thrill Is Gone.

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Stand By Me Singer And Music Pioneer Ben E. King Passes Away At The Age Of 76

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This is so sad, but what a legacy to leave behind.

Ben E. King, who was most famous for being the co-writer and singer of the song Stand By Me, passed away from natural causes on Thursday.

He was 76 years old.

[ Related: Jennifer Lopez Pays Tribute To Selena With Performance At The Latin Billboard Music Awards! ]

King first rose to stardom as the singer of the timeless doo-wop group The Drifters before leaving for a lucrative solo career of his own.

He released Stand By Me in 1961 and it quickly became a US top five hit and also inspired a totally amazing movie later on down the line.

Fellow legendary musician Gary US Bonds took to Facebook to offer up a tribute to his friend. He wrote:

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