Country Singer Toby Keith Dead at 62

Country music star Toby Keith has died at 62. His official website and social media accounts shared the news early this morning (2/6), just 18 months after the news broke that he was battling stomach cancer.

According to a brief statement, he passed away on Monday night surrounded by his family. Keith had his first number one single in 1993, and a successful music career soon followed. He released 21 full-length albums over the course of his career, as well as many greatest hits and collaboration albums.

Toby Keith leaves behind an incredibly musical legacy. 97.3 The Eagle will be playing favorite Toby Keith songs every hour today in his memory.