Popular R&B singer Jesse Powell has passed away at the age of 51.

He was born on 12 September 1971, Gary, Indiana, United States

"You," which came out in 1996, was his most well-known song.

Powell’s sisters, singers Trina and Tamara Powell, say,

he passed away “peacefully” at his Los Angeles home

His sister, Tamara Powell, wrote on Instagram that he died "with a heavy heart"

“The family asks for privacy at this time as we mourn this tremendous loss

and honour his legacy that will last forever,"

His loved ones say that Powell was a dedicated musician 

who cared about the people who listened to him.