2016 has been hard on the music industry. Losing such great artists as David Bowie, Prince and Lemmy. Here is a look back at the past 12 months with some of the musicians we have lost. 

When we say 12 months, we are also counting December of 2015 in the list. Check out the musicians we have lost in this gallery.

Also gone from us this year:

Dale Griffin, who wrote and performed with David Bowie, 67

Pete Huttlinger, who wrote for John Denver, 54

James Woolley from Nine Inch Nails, 49

Denise Matthews AKA Vanity, 57

Nick Menza, Former Megadeath Drummer, 52

John Berry, formerly of the Beasty Boys, 51

Jerry Corbetta from Sugarloaf, 68

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