Country singer Daryle Singletary has been confirmed dead at the age of 46. According to reports, the singer died at his home in Nashville unexpectedly.
Sirius XM’s The Highway confirmed the news after unclear details started circling online. WKRN reports that he died at his Nashville home on Monday. The death was very unexpected.
Singletary is best known for his hits including, “Too Much Fun,” “I Let Her Lie” and “Amen Kind of Love.” The Georgia native was still touring and had several tour dates on the books this year. He just returned from a trip to Louisiana to play a show in Lafayette on Friday. He also performed at Mel Tillis’ memorial service earlier this year.
Once news of Singletary’s death was confirmed, the country music community took to social media to grieve. McAplin Entertainment said that they were “completely heartbroken to learn of the passing of our friend Daryle Singletary this morning. He was one of the best men we’ve had the privilege to meet and work with in this business, both professionally and personally.” Craig Campbell and Travis Tritt took to Twitter to express their condolences.
Stay tuned for updates to this story as it develops. Singletary leaves behind his wife, Holly, and their four children.
Sad day…the greatest country voice of my time is now singing in Heaven’s band. Gonna miss you @Darylesing ! Now show them how a good ol country shuffle is supposed to sound! #darylesingletary pic.twitter.com/3mBhbdONIx
— Craig Campbell (@craigcampbelltv) February 12, 2018
I’m shocked and saddened to hear that Daryle Singletary has passed away. He was a true country voice and his talent will be sorely missed. Praying for Daryle’s friends and family. https://t.co/ETYofzufCC
— Travis Tritt (@Travistritt) February 12, 2018
Our hearts are breaking at the loss of Daryle Singletary this morning. He was a great friend to us all, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family. pic.twitter.com/kuWgVs8pFa
— Grand Ole Opry (@opry) February 12, 2018
Rough morning for me. One of my favorite singers, Daryle Singletary, has passed away this morning unexpectedly. He’s the one who convinced me to move to Nashville. Praying hard for his family✝️Love you Daryle
— Josh Turner (@joshturnermusic) February 12, 2018
My good friend and one of the best pure country singers if not the best, Daryle Singletary passed away this morning. God’s choir just got a lead singer!!!
— Neal McCoy (@NealMcCoy) February 12, 2018
Just got word that Daryle Singletary has passed away.
Rest in peace Buddy, you sang country like country should be sung.
— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) February 12, 2018
My thoughts an prayers go out to @Darylesing ‘s family an friends. RIP buddy.
— uncle kracker (@unclekracker) February 12, 2018
Sorry to hear that a great country voice has passed away. God bless you Daryle Singletary. RIP
— SammyKershaw (@SammyKershaw) February 12, 2018
My heart breaks this morning💔We lost a very special person in country music and no words can do him justice.. @darylesing was up there with a George Jones in my book and now I’m sure they are singing together in heaven as we speak. Please keep his fa… https://t.co/zh6aEr2vwh pic.twitter.com/wcnxNuIf4I
— Tara Thompson (@TaraThompsonTN) February 12, 2018
Country Music lost one its finest people and voices! I’m honored that I got to call him a friend and heart broken that he’s gone! Let’s all pray for his wife and 4 kids! RIP @Darylesing pic.twitter.com/4rlo3uZiU3
— Ben Hayslip (@BenHayslip) February 12, 2018