"Scott Weiland was a grunge icon and a true modern day, rock and roll front man."
That's what a statement from the Recording Academy stated about Weiland, the former singer of bands including Stone Temple Pilots and Velvet Revolver, after news of his death broke this week.
Weiland, 48, was found dead Thursday in a tour bus while on the road with his band the Wildabouts.
Weiland's career lasted over 23 years; listen to 20 of his best songs in the Spotify playlist below.
Clint Davis is a writer for the E.W. Scripps National Desk. Follow him on Twitter @MrClintDavis.