Country Singer Charley Pride has passed away from Covid-19 aged 86. He died in Dallas and was labelled a trail-blazer for his success in his career as a musician.
From 1967-1987 he had 52 top 10 country hits, won 3 Grammys and became RCA's top-selling artist. He also sold more than 25 million albums during his career.
Dolly Parton shared her condolences on Twitter saying,
I'm so heartbroken that one of my dearest and oldest friends, Charley Pride, has passed away,
Keith Urban also shared his condolences,
Our thoughts are with his family and friends at this difficult time.