The death of traditional country music may have been overstated. These 18 country singers are proving there is still allegiance to a less pop-friendly brand of twang. They also prove fans often need to go looking for it.
Sturgill Simpson's grandfather died Wednesday (March 15), prompting the singer to offer a heart-wrenching tribute on his Facebook page, citing his grandfather as the “greatest man” and “finest human being I will ever know.”
There are many -- too many -- country stars who have had cancer or have been personally affected by it in some way. The truth is, almost everyone knows someone who's battling against the horrific disease, and it does not discriminate based on age, fame, fortune or even good health.