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Other music artists who passed away over the past year and were honored included rockers Scott Weiland and influential Motörhead frontman Ian Fraser Kilmister, aka Lemmy, blues legend B.B. King, "Stand By Me" singer Ben E. King, soul singer Natalie Cole, "It's My Party" singer Lesley Gore, Earth, Wind and Fire member Maurice White, Jefferson Airplane members Paul Kantner and Signe Anderson and YES founding member Chris Squire.
Angélil died at age 73 on Jan. 14. He was the father of Dion's three children and worked as her manager. He was also a singer and producer.