HITS Daily Double


The following photos highlight some of the extraordinary people who left us in 2023—among them artists, executives and others who, in one way or another, were part of our extended community and enriched us all. We remember them with gratitude.

Clarence Avant, Vida Sparks, Johnny Gill, Harry Anger, Jheryl Busby, Oscar Fields and Michael Mitchell

Myron Roth
, Jimmy Buffett, Irving Azoff, Howard Kaufman and Richard Palmese

Ahmet Ertegun and David Crosby

Harry Belafonte
and Doug Morris

Wayne Issak
, John Sykes, Tina Turner and Phil Quartararo

Mo Ostin, Henry Droz and Jerry Moss

Tony Bennett, Tommy Mottola, Don Ienner and Bruce Springsteen

Ed Lover, Henry Kissinger and MTV's Doctor Dre

Robbie Robertson

Waylon Jennings and Rosalynn Carter

Sandra Day O'Connor

Sinead O'Connor

Marc Pollack, Tanya Oppenheim
and Oppie

Burt Bacharach
and Elvis Costello

Jim Brown and Paul Brown

Milton Berle, Lucille Ball, William S. Paley and Norman Lear

Lisa Kudrow, Jennifer Aniston, Matthew Perry and Courteney Cox