Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel dies at 66

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Se Confirma Muerte De Juan Gabriel

Mexican superstar Juan Gabriel died of a massive heart attack in Los Angeles on Sunday (Aug. 28), sources confirm to Billboard. The singer had launched the biggest tour of his career on Aug. 19.

Juan Gabriel ranked at No. 18 onBillboard's 2015 Money Makers list (just below Ed Sheeran and just above Florida Georgia Line), largely thanks to $11.6 million in touring revenue in 2015. He scored the year's highest-grossing Latin tour and had the top-selling Latin album,Los Duo, which has moved 131,000 units, according to Nielsen Music.

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INGLEWOOD, CA - AUGUST 26: Juan Gabriel Performs At The Forum at The Forum on August 26, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Gabriel Olsen/Getty Images)
DALLAS, UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 3: Singer Juan Gabriel performs at the stage during a show as part of the Noa Noa Tour at American Airlines Center on December 3, 2015 in Dallas, United States. (Photo by Omar Vega/LatinContent/Getty Images)
HOUSTON, UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 15: Singer Juan Gabriel performs at the stage during a show as part of the Noa Noa Tour at Toyota Center on November 15, 2015 in Houston, United States. (Photo by Omar Vega/LatinContent/Getty Images)
SAN ANTONIO, TX - NOVEMBER 12: Singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel performs in concert at the AT&T Center on November 12, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/WireImage)
OAKLAND, CA - SEPTEMBER 28: Singer Juan Gabriel performs during his 'Volver Tour 2014' on September 28, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Singer Juan Gabriel performs on stage at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on September 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by JC Olivera/Getty Images)
MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - JULY 04: Juan Gabriel sings during a concert for the celebration of his 40 year career at the National Auditorium July 4, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Edgar Negrete/Clasos.com/LatinContent/Getty Images)
MIAMI BEACH, FL - NOVEMBER 14: Singer Juan Gabriel performs at Sammy Sosa's birthday party at Fontainebleau Miami Beach on November 14, 2009 in Miami Beach, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 05: Singer Juan Gabriel performs onstage during the 10th annual Latin GRAMMY Awards held at Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 05: Singer Juan Gabriel speaks onstage at the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Caulfield/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 05: Singers Juan Gabriel (L) and Enrique Iglesias onstage at the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Caulfield/WireImage)
LAS VEGAS - NOVEMBER 05: Singer Juan Gabriel performs onstage at the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards held at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on November 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Michael Caulfield/WireImage)
Singer Juan Gabriel performs during the 2009 Person Of The Year Honoring Juan Gabriel event, in Las Vegas, Nevada on November 4, 2009. The 2009 Latin Grammys take place November 5 in Las Vegas. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
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