Artists who died in 2020 - May

Created by maluca on 05 Jan 2021
Artists who died in 2020 - May

A collection of the artists that passed away in May 2020.

The complete list for 2020 is here:
https://lyricstranslate.com/en/collection/artists-who-died-2020-0

1. Resorte Artist

Tavo Limongi, guitarist and singer, died on May 1 (aged 52).

Country:  Mexico

Genre:  Hard Rock

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Aquí No Es Donde

2. Dewa 19 Artist

Erwin Prasetya died on May 2 (aged 48).

Country:  Indonesia

Language:  Indonesian

Popular songs:  Aku MilikmuPupusSatu

3. Idir Artist

Idir died on May 2 (aged 70).

Country:  Algeria

Genre:  Folk

Languages:  Kabyle, French

Popular songs:  A vava inouvaSsenduLa corrida

4. Cady Groves Artist

Cady Groves died on May 2 (aged 30).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Pop-Rock, Singer-songwriter

Language:  English

Popular songs:  This Little GirlFlyOh darling

5. The Stranglers Artist

Dave Greenfield, keyboardist, died on May 3 (aged 71).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  New Wave, Punk, Rock

Languages:  English, French, Swedish

Popular songs:  Golden BrownAlways The SunLa Folie

6. Dragan Vučić Artist

Dragan Vučić died on May 4 (aged 65).

Country:  Macedonia

Language:  Macedonian

Popular song:  Nika nika marika

7. Didi Kempot Artist

Didi Kempot died on May 5 (aged 53).

Country:  Indonesia

Genres:  Folk, Pop-Folk

Languages:  Javanese, Malay

Popular songs:  Layang KangenSewu kutoCidro

8. Titãs Artist

Ciro Pessoa died on May 5 (aged 62).

Country:  Brazil

Genres:  MPB, Pop-Rock, Rock

Language:  Portuguese

Popular songs:  MarvinEpitáfioFlores

9. Millie Small Artist

Millie Small died on May 5 (aged 73).

Country:  Jamaica

Genre:  Pop

Language:  English

10. Was (Not Was) Artist

Sweet Pea Atkinson, singer, died on May 5 (aged 74).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

11. Bad Company Artist

Brian Howe, singer, died on May 6 (aged 66).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

12. Ty (UK) Artist

Ty died on May 7 (aged 47).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  The Tale

Andre Harrell died on May 7 (aged 59).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  Genius Rap

14. Grup Yorum Artist

Ibrahim Gökçek died on May 7 (aged 41).

Country:  Turkey

Languages:  Turkish, Kurdish (Kurmanji), Arabic, Laz

15. Little Richard Artist

Little Richard died on May 9 (aged 87).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Blues, Religious, Rock 'n' Roll

Language:  English

16. Kristina Lugn Artist

Kristina Lugn died on May 9 (aged 71).

Country:  Sweden

Genre:  Poetry

Language:  Swedish

17. Hagibis Artist

Sonny Parsons died on May 10 (aged 61).

Country:  Philippines

Language:  Filipino/Tagalog

Popular songs:  KatawanLegsBintana

18. Betty Wright Artist

Betty Wright died on May 10 (aged 66).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Dance, Hip-Hop/Rap, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

19. Man Artist

John McKenzie, bassist, died on May 10 (aged 64).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Progressive rock

Language:  English

20. Jean Nichol Artist

Jean Nichol died on May 11 (aged 75).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Pop

Language:  French

Popular songs:  Sans toiC'est ma lady

21. Albert One Artist

Alberto Carpani died on May 11 (aged 64).

Country:  Italy

Genre:  Eurodance

Language:  English

Popular song:  Heart on Fire

22. Moon Martin Artist

Moon Martin died on May 11 (aged 69).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  bad newsAnywhere For You

23. The Stems Artist

Richard Lane, singer and guitarist, died in May (death announced on May 11).

Country:  Australia

Genre:  Alternative

Language:  English

Popular song:  At First Sight

24. Renée Claude Artist

Renée Claude died on May 12 (aged 80).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Pop

Language:  French

25. Yoshio Artist

Yoshio died on May 13 (aged 60).

Country:  Mexico

Languages:  Spanish, Japanese

Popular songs:  A Mi ManeraLo que pasó, pasó

26. Santana Artist

Jorge Santana, guitarist, died on May 14 (aged 68).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Blues, Latino, Rock

Languages:  English, Spanish, Cape Verdean, Yoruba

Popular songs:  You Are My KindOye como vaSmooth

27. Sergio Denis Artist

Sergio Denis died on May 15 (aged 71).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Spanish

28. Olga Savary Artist

Olga Savary died on May 15 (aged 86).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Poetry

Language:  Portuguese

Popular songs:  IrarucaCaiçuçáuaConstrução

29. The Pretty Things Artist

Phil May, singer, died on May 15 (aged 71).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Pop-Rock, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular songs:  RosalynDeath

30. Willie K Artist

William Awihilima Kahaiali'i died on May 18 (aged 59).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Blues, Folk, Rock

Language:  English

31. Teach-In Artist

Bert Baarslag died on May 18 (aged 72).

Country:  Netherlands

Genres:  Pop, Pop-Rock

Languages:  English, Dutch, German

Popular songs:  Ding-a-dongI'm AloneDinge-Dong

32. Mory Kanté Artist

Mory Kanté died on May 22 (aged 70).

Country:  Guinea

Genre:  Folk

Languages:  Other, Bambara, English

Popular songs:  Yeke YekeYeke YekeYéké

33. City Artist

Klaus Selmke, drummer, died on May 22 (aged 70).

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Rock

Languages:  German, English

Popular songs:  CasablancaAm FensterWindow

34. Poison Idea Artist

Steve Hanford, drummer, died on May 22 (aged 50).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Punk

Language:  English

Popular song:  Murderer

Al Rex, double bass, died on May 24 (aged 91).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Country music, Rock 'n' Roll

Languages:  English, Spanish

36. Peticsio Artist

Peticsio died on May 25 (aged 24).

Country:  Hungary

Genres:  Punk, Psychedelic, Electropop

Language:  Hungarian

37. Monokel Artist

Jörg 'Speiche' Schütze, bass guitar, died on May 31 (aged 73).

Country:  Germany

Genre:  Blues

Language:  German

Popular song:  Bye bye, Lübben City

38. Jan & Kjeld Artist

Kjeld Wennick died on May 31 (aged 76).

Country:  Denmark

Language:  German

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