Swedish popstar, Marie Fredriksson died on Monday morning after suffering from a long-term illness.
The singer was best known for her Roxette hits It Must Have Been Love - featured in the 1990 box office hit Pretty Woman - Joyride, Listen To Your Heart and The Look.
Watch the music video of 'It Must Have Been Love" here
Fredriksson sold more than 75million records around the world and scored 19 Top 40 hits, which propelled her to the height of fame.
"Marie Fredriksson is most mourned by her husband Mikael Bolyos and their two children," the family wrote in a statement.
"It is with great sadness that we have to announce that one of our biggest and most beloved artists is gone. Marie Fredriksson died on the morning of December 9 in the suites of her previous illness."
Marie will be buried quietly with only the closest family present.
Her co-star Per also paid tribute to Marie, tweeting: "Time goes by so quickly. It's not that long ago we spent days+nights in my tiny apartment sharing impossible dreams.
"And what a dream we eventually got to share! I'm honoured to have met your talent+generosity. All my love goes to you+your family. Things will never be the same."
Marie leaves behind her husband Mikael and their two children, 26-year-old daughter Inez Josefin and son Oscar, 23.
She previously battled a brain tumour in 2002, having been diagnosed after fainting at home.
Doctors warned that she only had a 20% chance of survival, but she managed to recover after a long and gruelling course of treatment.