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2016 has been a tough year so far but here's a list of all the fantastic musicians we're lucky enough to still have around!
Tina last toured in 2008 as part of a 50th anniversary tour and can be found these days living in Switzerland with her husband Erwin Bach. In 2013, she relinquished her U.S. citizenship and became a Swiss citizen. Picture: PA
Smokey is still touring and releasing music, his last album 'Smokey & Friends', released in 2014 featured duets with other music stars like Elton John and James Taylor.
The Beatles' drummer is currently on a US tour and is still happily married to Barbara Bach. They've been together since 1981. Picture: Getty Images
Dylan recently toured Japan and is about to embark on a US tour. He's one of the big acts who will headline the Desert Trip festival in October alongside The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney and Roger Waters.
After a successful joint concert tour with Sting in 2015, Paul Simon is now releasing his thirteenth solo album 'Stranger to Stranger' and will come to the UK later this year. Picture: PA
The 'Sweet Caroline' singer finished up his 'Melody Road' world tour last year and has been laying low since. He got married in 2012 to his former-manager Katie McNeil. Picture: Getty Images
'Pet Sounds' celebrates its 50th anniversary this year and Brian Wilson has been touring the album, most recently in London. The Beach Boys frontman is still releasing music and his last album in 2015, 'No Pier Pressure' received critical acclaim. Picture: Getty Images
The Queen of Soul pops up now and again at awards ceremonies and presidential inaugurations. She most recently performed a rendition of 'Purple Rain' in honour of Prince, at a concert held at the White House. Picture: PA
Macca has just finished up his 'One On One' tour and has announced the upcoming release of 'Pure McCartney' – a career-spanning 4-CD collection. He's also lined up to appear in 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" in 2017. Picture: Getty Images
Waters hasn't been on a world tour since 'The Wall Live' which took place from 2010-13 and was the highest-grossing tour of all time by a solo artist. He's also been announced as one of the performers at the Desert Trip music festival, due to take place in October, alongside other music giants like The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, Paul McCartney and Neil Young.
The 'Copacabana' singer is still going strong and coming to the UK for a string of dates this summer. His last album 'My Dream Duets' was released in 2014 and features the vocals of artists like Whitney Houston, Louis Armstrong and Dusty Springfield.
The Stones celebrated their 50th anniversary in 2013 with two headline spots in London's Hyde Park but since then Jagger has been concentrating more on film ventures and has most recently been co-producing the HBO series 'Vinyl Cuts' alongside Martin Scorsese. Picture: PA
The Chicago bassist is still touring with his solo stuff and although there was a band reunion earlier this year, Cetera wasn't included.
Another one who's touring the world this year, Rod has just released his latest album 'Another Country'. Picture: Getty Images
The Supremes superstar is currently on her 'In The Name of Love Tour' after a brief residency in Las Vegas.
In 2015, Carly Simon released 'Boys in the Trees: A Memoir' which was an autobiographical look back at the early years of her life from five to thirty-five. She also released a 2-disc CD to go with the book.
Rock chick Debbie Harry is still on tour with Blondie and besides that also regularly performs her own solo work.
The 'Layla' singer has just released a brand new album, 'I Still Do' and here's hoping that a tour will follow!
He was one of the rumoured acts to perform at the 'Legends' slot at Glastonbury music festival but the spot went to ELO instead. Picture: PA
There's no slowing down for The Rocket Man – he's just released his album 'Wonderful Crazy Night' and is on tour this year.
In 2014, Stevie released her eighth studio album '24 Karat Gold: Songs from the Vault' and finished a tour with Fleetwood Mac. Last year she reissued 'Crystal Visions', the best of her solo work.
The Boss is also currently on tour with the E Street Band, it could be their last tour as Springsteen is planning a solo album next.
The King of Romance is enjoying a resurgence in popularity especially with younger generations, since performing at Glastonbury last year. He's coming to the UK on tour this summer!
The Genesis singer last released a solo album in 2013, 'And I'll Scratch Yours'. More recently he's been focusing on using his status to support humanitarian causes.
Life is certainly not slowing down for The Piano Man who married his fourth wife, Alexis Roderick in July 2015 and they had daughter Della Rose Joel (Joel's second daughter) in August 2015.
If you're one of the lucky ones who has tickets to Stevie at Hyde Park this summer, we salute you! Mr. Wonder hasn't released a new studio album since 2005 but that doesn't stop him from touring and cropping up at music awards and tributes all over the world!
He wrote one of the most romantic songs of the '70s, and the 'Baby I Love Your Way' singer is still touring with band Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Cher released her last album 'Closer to the Truth' in 2013 and these days is very active on Twitter at letting her feelings about Donald Trump be known!
What an amazing age for The Four Seasons frontman who still does between 75 and 90 shows a year!
Still performing, Art is on tour around the U.S. this year. Picture: PA
Of course Dolly is still performing but that aside, she's also renewing her wedding vows this summer to husband Carl Dean. They've been married for an amazing 50 years! Picture: PA
It's been a while since Al Green performed publicly but here he is in 2014 receiving an honour from President Barack Obama for his contribution as a musician. Picture: Getty Images
The prolific songwriter will perform her album 'Tapestry' at the British Summer Time Festival at Hyde Park this summer. Picture: Getty
After 45 years of making music, James finally got a U.S. No.1 album in 2015 with 'Before This World' and continues to tour in the States.
Despite losing his wife Linda this year, Tom is back performing and will appear at the Hay Festival in June.
The 'Give Me The Night' singer is still touring and released a 'best of' album last year. Picture: Getty Images
Quincy Jones regularly makes appearances at industry events and also charitable causes.
The songstress occasionally performs but hasn't been on tour for a number of years. Her last album 'Let It Be Roberta' was an album of Beatles' covers, her first recording in over eight years.
The Master of Motown was recently in London to celebrate the opening of 'Motown The Musical' in the West End. Picture: PA
Last year Netflix released 'Keith Richards: Under the Influence' an up-close look at the musical influences of the world's most famous musicians. Picture: PA