The first day of the New Year turned somber for many when news of Natalie Cole's death broke Friday.
The Grammy-award winning singer and daughter of jazz legend Nat King Cole, died Thursday night "due to complications from ongoing health issues," her family said in a statement. She was 65-years-old.
Moved by the loss of a great talent, many celebrities paid their respects on social media.
Here's a look at some of the touching tributes.
Natalie Cole shared her last Instagram post 8 months ago, a photo of she and fellow singer-songwriter Carole King.