Singer and songwriter  Jesse Powell has died at his home in Los Angeles.

He was a R&B icon and died at age of 51

From Gary, Powell, Indiana shot to fame with the best song "You," 

I was a ballad that featured on his self-titled debut album in 1996

It also became No.2 on the Billboard R&B chart.

Tamara Powell who is a Grammy-winner, announced the news of her brother's death

She wrote - "It is with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of our beloved son, brother, and uncle Jesse Powell.

The cause of Powell's death has not yet been announced.

Jesse P. released four studio albums to the fans during his career.