393728 01: A fan of the former rhythm-and-blues singer and actress Aaliyah listens to the new Aaliyah album August 27, 2001 at a Virgin Megastore in New York City. Aaliyah died at the age of 22, August 25 when her plane crashed in the Bahamas. The singer, along with 8 other passangers, all died when the private plane crashed shortly after takeoff on return from the island of Abaco where she had been making a video. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Aaliyah was only 22 when she passed away. But in her short life, she greatly influenced the world and pop culture.