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George Hamilton IV
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George Hamilton IV Dead at Age 77

Opry star George Hamilton IV has died. The singer passed away on Wednesday (Sept. 17) after suffering a heart attack last week. He was 77 years old.

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Keith Urban
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Keith Urban Cancels Concert After Nicole Kidman’s Father Passes Away

Keith Urban has canceled his scheduled performance at the Washington State Fair in the wake of the tragic news that his wife Nicole Kidman's father has passed away.

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The Oak Ridge Boys
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Oak Ridge Boys’ Richard Sterban’s Mother Dies

Oak Ridge Boys band member Richard Sterban's mother, Victoria Sterban, passed away on Sept. 1. She was 94 years old.

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Bobby Osborne
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Pinecastle Records Founder Tom Riggs Dies

Tom Riggs, founder of the bluegrass label Pinecastle Records, has died. Riggs passed away on Saturday, Aug. 30. He was 78 years old.

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David Nail
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David Nail Mourns Grandmother’s Death

David Nail and his family are grieving after the loss his grandmother, whom he credited with steering him toward a career in country music.

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Neal McCoy
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Neal McCoy Reacts to Death of Long-Time Bus Driver

Neal McCoy's longtime bus driver David Bledsoe died on Aug. 11.

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Jo Dee Messina
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Jo Dee Messina Cancels Show After Death in Family

Jo Dee Messina has canceled a scheduled appearance for Tuesday (Aug. 12), due to the passing of a family member.

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Reba Robin Williams
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Reba Shares Her Favorite Robin Williams Memory

News of Robin Williams' death on Monday (Aug. 11) stunned his many fans, and tributes poured in via social media. Among others, Reba took time to share a special memory on her Facebook page.

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Robin Williams
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Country Stars React to Robin Williams’ Death

Actor and comedian Robin Williams, 63, was found dead in his California home on Monday (Aug. 11) of an apparent suicide, according to the Marin County Sheriff’s department. Country stars took to social media to mourn the loss of a legend.

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Guitarist Velma Smith Dead at 87

Country music has lost one of its pioneers. Guitarist Velma Smith passed away on July 31 in Madison, Tenn.

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