Country Singers React To Charlie Daniels’ Death

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(Left) Wynonna Judd / Instagram/(Right) Travis Tritt / Instagram

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On July 6, news broke that country music legend Charlie Daniels had passed away at the age of 83.

Country music and southern rock legend Charlie Daniels has passed,” read a press release about Daniels’ death. “The Country Music Hall of Fame and Grand Ole Opry member died this morning [July 6] at Summit Medical Center in Hermitage, Tennessee.”

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The press release stated, “Doctors determined the cause of death was a hemorrhagic stroke.” 

Known for his expert musicianship and for creating iconic hits such as “The Devil Went Down to Georgia,” Daniels had a great impact on country music and its artists. His influence can be seen, heard, and felt in the numerous tributes that came pouring in after the news of his death was announce.

Among the dozens of posts made in Daniels’ honor, many of them express the same message. The artists speak about how kind and welcoming Daniels was, and how he was always there to cheer on other artists, no matter how young or old they were.

Look below to read through some of the touching tributes country singers have penned for Daniels. There are also a few statements from venues and organizations within the country music community.

Of course, there are plenty of pictures to be found in these tributes, showing how Daniels was always an ever-present figure in the lives of his fellow artists.

Carrie Underwood

Jamey Johnson

Travis Tritt

The CMA

Blake Shelton

Rascal Flatts’ Jay DeMarcus

Brad Paisley

Jason Aldean

Chris Young

Love and Theft

The Nashville Predators

George Strait

Josh Turner

Ricky Skaggs

The Country Music Hall of Fame

Tracy Lawrence

Luke Combs

The Grand Ole Opry

Big & Rich

Rascal Flatts’ Gary LeVox

Trace Adkins

The Ryman

Rodney Atkins

Wynonna Judd

Neal McCoy

Marty Stuart

Darius Rucker

Dolly Parton

Charles Esten

Luke Bryan

Crystal Gayle

Little Big Town

Dustin Lynch

Brantley Gilbert

Toby Keith

Keith Urban

Tim McGraw

The Oak Ridge Boys

Old Dominion

Tanya Tucker

Brothers Osborne

Caleb Lee Hutchinson

Maddie & Tae

Alabama

Vince Gill

Loretta Lynn

As you can see from these posts, Daniels will be so dearly missed by the country music community.

Before you leave, please take the time to watch one more tribute to Daniels. This one comes from Randy Travis, who shared a video of him praying with Daniels backstage.

…you will live on forever as my hero… my friend. I love you,” Travis wrote in the video’s caption.

May Charlie Daniels rest in peace.

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