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Some of the biggest names in music and showbusiness have been joining the tributes to singer Joe Cocker, who has died aged 70.
They include musicians such as Bryan Adams and Aerosmith frontman Steven Tyler, along with comedian Ricky Gervais and Hollywood star Val Kilmer.
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan, who is also from Sheffield, joined the tributes.
Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney has joined the tributes to Joe Cocker, the singer who died today at the age of 70.
Sir Paul said:
Joe Cocker, who has died aged 70, was awarded the OBE in 2007 for his services to music.
The award was in recognition of a long musical career that also included a Grammy award in 1983 for 'Up Where We Belong', the duet Cocker performed with Jennifer Warnes.
The track is well known for featuring on the soundtrack for the film 'An Officer and a Gentleman'.
Singer Joe Cocker has died aged 70, following a battle with lung cancer.
He became famous the world over for hits such as 'Up Where We Belong' and his cover of the Beatles classic 'With A Little Help From My Friends'.
ITV News Correspondent Lewis Vaughan-Jones reports on the singer's remarkable life.
Joe Cocker's agent has said it will be "impossible" to fill the space left by the singer's death.
Barrie Marshall told the BBC that Cocker was "simply unique" and "it will be impossible to fill the space he leaves in our hearts."
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr has offered a tribute to Joe Cocker, who has passed away at the age of 70 after a battle with lung cancer.
Sony Music have released a statement on Joe Cocker's death at the age of 70.
The statement added that Mr. Cocker is survived by wife Pam, of Crawford; his brother Victor of Norfolk, England; his step-daughter, Zoey Schroeder and two grandchildren, Eva & Simon Schroeder.
Joe Cocker, who has passed away aged 70, was renowned for his "unique voice and passionate delivery", according to the singer's official website.
He had recorded no fewer than 23 studio albums, the last of which was 'Fire It Up' in 2012.
He had also set up a charitable foundation, the Cocker Kids Foundation in Colorado, aimed at "fostering accountability and responsibility in youth".
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Fans and friends of Joe Cocker paid tribute to the Sheffield-born star's long career and his passionate, distinctive voice.
Joe Cocker's most famous songs took him from the UK, to US and beyond and turned him into an international superstar.