Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Ultimate NewswireUltimate Newswire

Entertainment

Country singer Toby Keith dead at 62

Country singer Toby Keith, known for hits like “Should’ve Been a Cowboy” and “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),” passed away at 62 after battling stomach cancer.

Beyond his music career, he supported the American military, raised millions for charity, and performed for multiple US presidents.

Keith’s achievements included winning multiple awards and being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

“Toby Keith passed away peacefully last night on February 5th, surrounded by his family,” the statement read.

“He fought his fight with grace and courage,” it continued. “Please respect the privacy of his family at this time.”

“In 2001, Keith won the male vocalist of the year and album of the year at the Academy of Country Music Awards,” the report added.

“He would go on to win entertainer of the year in 2003 and 2004, also winning top male vocalist and album of the year for ‘Shock ’n Y’all’ the latter year,” the report continued.

His final album, “Peso in My Pocket,” was released in 2021, and he performed his last show in Las Vegas in December.

You May Also Like

U.S. News

An 18-year-old Honduran man was arrested in connection with a two-vehicle crash in Nevada that killed a senior adviser to Democratic Senator Catherine Cortez...

Media

Senator Rand Paul criticized House Speaker Mike Johnson for changing his conservative principles after ascending to a leadership position. Paul took issue with Johnson...

Politics

An AP/NORC poll found only 35% of Americans believe Donald Trump acted illegally related to the Manhattan District Attorney’s case against him, which began...

U.S. News

House Democrats refused to condemn or comment on protests in New York where pro-Palestinian demonstrators on the Brooklyn Bridge burned American flags and chanted...

Media

Disney is under scrutiny for claiming it has generated a 2.9 times return on its $4 billion purchase of Lucasfilm in 2012. Using financial...

Entertainment

A North Carolina high school student was suspended for three days for using the term “illegal alien” in a classroom discussion. According to the...

U.S. News

House Speaker Mike Johnson is facing pressure from both moderate and conservative Republicans over a foreign aid package that includes $95 billion for Ukraine,...

Most Recent

World

In a fiery House floor speech, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene harshly criticized the Ukraine aid bill as prioritizing “America Last.” She proposed reducing the...

U.S. News

Trump Media & Technology Group, which operates the Truth Social platform, sent a letter to NASDAQ raising concerns about potential market manipulation of its...

Politics

Illinois Governor JB Pritzker said that while President Biden is a “great debater,” he has concerns about Biden debating Donald Trump due to Trump’s...

World

There was significant backlash after numerous House Democrats celebrated the passage of $95 billion in foreign aid to Ukraine by waving Ukrainian flags on...

Advertisement