Manx Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb has died following a lengthy battle with cancer.
In a statement, his family said they were announcing the news with 'great sadness'.
He notched up dozens of hits with brothers Maurice and Barry - as performers and writers, selling more than 200 million records.
They were best known for their disco hits of the 1970s, which included Stayin' Alive, Night Fever and Jive Talkin', but enjoyed success in every decade from the 1960s to the 2000s and also wrote huge hit records for the likes of Barbara Streisand, Diana Ross and Dionne Warwick.
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