Update at 5:30pm ET on Oct. 2: This story has been corrected. Los Angeles police say they have no information on Tom Petty.
Update at 12:05am ET on Oct. 3: A statement from Petty’s family obtained by BuzzFeed confirms the singer died at 8:40pm PT on Oct. 2.
(An initial report from CBS News, citing information from the Los Angeles police department, had said Petty had died. Police have since retracted that statement.)
Petty, 66, has sold over 80 million records as a rock frontman, including the Heartbreakers’ 12-time platinum greatest-hits album. Here are a few examples of Petty’s best work, showcasing just what has made him so popular over a 40-year career that has included 18 Grammy nominations and three wins:
I Won’t Back Down
You Don’t Know How It Feels
Learning To Fly
Mary Jane’s Last Dance
Runnin’ Down A Dream
Don’t Come Around Here No More
Handle With Care
End Of The Line
And in case you want to take Petty with you into the great wide open, here’s a quick Spotify playlist of some his best work: