Country music legend Charley Pride, who created more than 50 greatest hits and won several Grammy awards between 1967 and 1987, has died of COVID-19. He was 86 years old.
The cause of death was complications from a coronavirus, his publicist said in a statement.
The country superstar’s first popular songs. Which appeared on radio and took him to the top of the charts, “Kiss an Angel Good Mornin'” and “Mountain of Love”. He then went on to win several Country Music Awards. His last performance was exactly one month ago, on November 11, when he sang during the CMAs and received the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to country music.
“I am so heartbroken that one of my dearest and oldest friends, Charlie Pride, has passed away. It’s even worse to know that he passed away from COVID-19,” country singer Dolly Parton wrote on Twitter on Saturday.