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Artists who died in 2022 - January

Created by maluca on 03 Jan 2022 | Last edited by maluca on 23 Feb 2022
Artists who died in 2022 - January

A collection of the artists that passed away in January 2022.

See also: Artists who died in 2022

1. Mocedades Artist

Ana Bejerano died on January 2 (aged 60).

Country:  Spain

Genre:  Pop

Languages:  Spanish, Basque (Modern, Batua), English, German

2. Big Daddy Weave Artist

Jay Weaver, bassist, died on January 2 (aged 42).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Christian Rock

Language:  English

Popular songs:  RedeemedOverwhelmedMy Story

3. Joan Vinyals Artist

Joan Vinyals died on January 4 (aged 63).

Country:  Spain

Language:  Catalan

Popular song:  Vora el Mar

Francisco "Pancho" Serra, singer, died on January 4 (aged 61).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Spanish

5. The Force MDs Artist

Jessie Daniels died on January 4 (aged 58).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular song:  Tender Love

6. TSA Artist

Andrzej Nowak, guitarist, died on January 4 (aged 63).

Country:  Poland

Genre:  Metal

Language:  Polish

Popular songs:  Trzy zapałkiNa co cię stać51

7. Cubanos En La Red Artist

Osmel Francis Turner died in January (aged 61, death announced January 5).

Country:  Cuba

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  Spanish

8. Yoram Taharlev Artist

Yoram Taharlev died on January 6 (aged 83).

Flavio Etcheto died on January 6 (aged 56).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Electropop

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Tiene que parar ahi

10. Parliament Artist

Calvin Simon, singer, died on January 6 (aged 79).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Funk

Language:  English

11. R. Dean Taylor Artist

R. Dean Taylor died on January 7 (aged 82).

Country:  Canada

Genres:  Pop, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular song:  Indiana Wants Me

12. The East Pointers Artist

Koady Chaisson, banjoist, died on January 7 (aged 37).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Folk

Language:  English

Popular song:  Wintergreen

13. Procol Harum Artist

Bobby Harrison, drummer, died on January 7 (aged 82).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Blues, Rock

Language:  English

14. Mtume Artist

James Mtume died on January 9 (aged 76).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Funk, R&B/Soul

Language:  English

15. Budgie Artist

Burke Shelley, lead vocalist and bassist, died on January 10 (aged 71).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Metal

Language:  English

16. A.N.I.M.A.L. Artist

Martin Carrizo, former drummer, died on January 11 (aged 50).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Metal

Language:  Spanish

17. The Dixie Cups Artist

Rosa Lee Hawkins died on January 11 (aged 77).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop

Language:  English

Popular song:  The Chapel of Love

18. Eagle & Hawk Artist

Vince Fontaine, guitarist and singer, died on January 11 (aged 60).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Sundancer

19. Ronnie Spector Artist

Ronnie Spector, lead singer of the group The Ronettes, died on January 12 (aged 78).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  She Talks to Rainbows

20. The Platters Artist

Sonny Turner died on January 13 (aged 83).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Languages:  English, Spanish

21. The Five Satins Artist

Fred Parris died on January 13 (aged 85).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

22. CPO Artist

CPO Boss Hogg died on January 13 (aged 52).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Hip-Hop/Rap

Language:  English

Popular song:  Ballad Of A Menace

23. VOX Artist

Andrzej Kozioł died on January 13 (aged 72).

Country:  Poland

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Polish

24. Ohio Players Artist

Greg Webster, drummer, died on January 14 (aged 84).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

25. Thiago de Mello Artist

Thiago de Mello died on January 14 (aged 95).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Poetry

Language:  Portuguese

26. Dallas Frazier Artist

Dallas Frazier died on January 14 (aged 82).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Country music

Language:  English

Popular song:  Big Mable Murphy

Jon Lind, singer, died on January 15 (aged 73).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Pop-Rock

Language:  English

28. Detroit Cobras Artist

Rachel Nagy, lead singer, died on January 15 (aged 37).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

Popular song:  Midnight Blues

29. Carmela Corren Artist

Carmela Corren died on January 16 (aged 83).

Country:  Israel

Languages:  German, Spanish, English, French

30. Asonance Artist

Hanka Horká, singer, died on January 16 (aged 57).

Country:  Czech Republic

Genre:  Folk

Language:  Czech

31. Armando Gama Artist

Armando Gama died on January 17 (aged 67).

Country:  Portugal

Genres:  Opera, Singer-songwriter

Languages:  Portuguese, English, French

32. Karim Ouellet Artist

Karim Ouellet died on January 17 (aged 37).

Country:  Canada

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  French

Popular songs:  L'amourDécembreLe monstre

Dick Halligan, trombonist, keyboardist and flutist, died on January 18 (aged 78).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Jazz, Pop-Rock, Psychedelic

Language:  English

34. Viento De Agua Artist

Tito Matos, percussionist and singer, died on January 18 (aged 53).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Fiesta De Plena

35. Freddie Hughes Artist

Freddie Hughes died on January 18 (aged 79).

Country:  United States

Genre:  R&B/Soul

Language:  English

Popular song:  Send My Baby Back

36. Meat Loaf Artist

Meat Loaf died on January 20 (aged 74).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

Language:  English

37. Elza Soares Artist

Elza Soares died on January 20 (aged 91).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Latino

Language:  Portuguese

Tom Smith died on January 20 (aged 65).

Country:  United States

Language:  English

Popular song:  This Home And Fear

39. Piero Parodi Artist

Piero Parodi died on January 21 (aged 87).

Country:  Italy

Genre:  Singer-songwriter

Language:  Ligurian

Popular song:  A Seiçénto

40. Hartmut Becker Artist

Hartmut Becker died on January 22 (aged 83).

Country:  Germany

Language:  German

Popular song:  Sehnsuchtland

41. The Ventures Artist

Don Wilson, guitarist, died on January 22 (aged 88).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Rock

42. Robin Sarstedt Artist

Clive Robin Sarstedt died on January 22 (aged 78).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Pop

Language:  English

Popular song:  My Resistance Is Low

43. Aki Rahimovski Artist

Aki Rahimovski died on January 22 (aged 66).

Country:  Croatia

Genres:  Pop, Reggae, Rock

Languages:  Croatian, Macedonian

44. Sfinx Artist

Corneliu "Bibi” Ionescu, bass guitarist and founding member, died on January 22 (aged 77).

Country:  Romania

Genre:  Rock

Language:  Romanian

Mariya Koseva died on January 23 (aged 90).

Country:  Bulgaria

Languages:  English, Italian

Popular song:  Blue Canary

46. Mamsie Tsosane Artist

Mamsie Tsosane died on January 24 (aged 46).

Country:  South Africa

Language:  English

Popular songs:  LiarStep On Over

47. In Extremo Artist

Boris Pfeiffer, German bagpipes, shawm, flute and nyckelharpa player, died on January 24 (aged 53).

Country:  Germany

Genres:  Metal, Rock

Languages:  German, Latin, German (Old High German), German (Middle High German)

Popular songs:  Villeman og MagnhildMeie DinGogiya

48. Osvaldo Peredo Artist

Osvaldo Peredo died on January 24 (aged 91).

Country:  Argentina

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Confidencias

49. Dark Tranquillity Artist

Fredrik Johansson, guitarist, died on January 25 (aged 47).

Country:  Sweden

Genre:  Metal

Language:  English

Pat King, bassist, died on January 25 (aged 77–78).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genres:  Progressive rock, Hard Rock

Languages:  English, German

51. Ludmila Ferber Artist

Ludmila Ferber died on January 26 (aged 56).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  Religious

Language:  Portuguese

52. Diego Verdaguer Artist

Diego Verdaguer died on January 27 (aged 70).

Country:  Argentina

Genre:  Pop

Language:  Spanish

Sam Lay, drummer, died on January 29 (aged 86).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Blues

Language:  English

54. Suylén Milanés Artist

Suylén Milanés died on January 30 (aged 50).

Country:  Cuba

Language:  Spanish

55. Mel Robbins Artist

Hargus Melvin Robbins died on January 30 (aged 84).

Country:  United States

Genres:  Country music, Rock 'n' Roll

Language:  English

Popular song:  Save It

56. The Watersons Artist

Norma Waterson died on January 30 (aged 82).

Country:  United Kingdom

Genre:  Folk

Language:  English

57. Alejandro Alonso Artist

Alejandro Alonso died on January 31 (aged 69).

Country:  Mexico

Genre:  Religious

Language:  Spanish

Popular song:  Oh, qué amigo

58. Jimmy Johnson Artist

Jimmy Johnson died on January 31 (aged 93).

Country:  United States

Genre:  Blues

Language:  English

Popular song:  Cold, Cold Feeling

59. Tony Bizarro Artist

Tony Bizarro died on January 31 (aged 73).

Country:  Brazil

Genre:  MPB

Language:  Portuguese

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