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From Love Island's Sophie Gradon to Paul Chuckle and Dale Winton, this year we've had to say a sad goodbye to some of our favourite celebs.
The Queen of Soul died on August 16 aged 76 after a lengthy battle with pancreatic cancer.
Barry Chuckle died on August 5 after a secret cancer battle. He was 73.
Joe Jackson died from cancer on June 26. He was 89. Days before he died, his son Jermaine said: "He doesn't have long. The family needs to be by his bedside - that's our only intention in his final days.”
The Love Island star and former Miss Great Britain was found dead at home on June 20. She was just 32.
EastEnders' icon died on 15 June from lung cancer. He was
The Bullseye presenter passed away aged 80 on March 14. The funnyman, who became iconic for his "here's what you could have won" catchphrase during the 1980s, died at home with his wife Phyllis by his side.
Glee star Mark Sailling died on January 30, just days after pleading guilty to child porn charges. The 35-year-old was weeks away from being sent to prison.
The tickle-stick wielding comedian died age 90 on March 12. The Liverpudlian music hall legend had fallen ill in January, and died from complications related to a severe chest infection.
Overtones singer Timmy passed away aged 36 on April 11. He had previously battled skin cancer. The band issued an emotional statement announcing his passing. It read: "It is with the greatest sadness that we have to announce that our dear friend and brother Timmy has passed away."
Twenty Twelve star Alex was just 36 when he passed away on April 12. His his agent said: “We’re deeply saddened by the loss of Alex – a wonderful man and a hugely talented actor."
Supermarket Sweep star and all round TV nice guy Dale passed away at home on April 18. He was 62.
The darts legend died from a shock heart attack on April 5. The 'Crafty Cockney' was just 60, and regarded as one of the sport's greatest ever players.
Mini Me icon Verne passed away on April 21 aged 49. The diminutive actor was best known for starring in the Austin Powers movies, and also appeared in Celebrity Big Brother.
The nightclub boss passed away aged 77 on June 7 after a secret battle with cancer. One of UK showbiz's most colourful characters, the Sheffield-born businessman was worth an estimated £32m.
Avicii died on April 20 at a hotel in Oman. The international DJ was just 28. In 2016 he had retired from touring, saying: “To me it was something I had to do for my health. The scene was not for me. It was not the shows and not the music. It was always the other stuff surrounding it that never came naturally to me. All the other parts of being an artist. I’m more of an introverted person in general. It was always very hard for me. I took on board too much negative energy, I think.”
The Vicar of Dibley star died after a suspected heart attack on February 21. She was 53 years old.