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Chuck Brown

Dubbed the Godfather of go-go (a type of funk music), legendary musician Chuck Brown passed away on May 16 at age 75. The Washington, D.C. native had a charismatic stage presence and performed up until his final years, finally receiving his first Grammy nomination in 2010. “As long as I can walk up on that stage, I want to make people happy," he said in 2006. "I want to make people dance.”

Stars We Lost in 2012

Take a moment to remember Whitney Houston, Larry

Hagman, Michael Clarke Duncan, and the many other stars who faded away in 2012.