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Country Star Doug Supernaw Dies at 60 Following Battle With Cancer
Country music hitmaker Doug Supernaw has passed away at his home in Texas at the age of 60.
Born in Bryan, Texas, Doug Supernaw moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1987, where he found work as a session songwriter. After four years in Nashville, he moved back to Texas, where he founded a band called Texas Steel. In 1993, Supernaw signed with BNA Entertainment. After releasing his debut album, Red And Rio Grande, Supernaw gained recognition with singles “Honky Tonk Foolin’”, “Reno” and “I Don’t Call Him Daddy”, which became his signature song and securing a gold record. In total, Supernaw recorded four studio albums in total with two additional greatest hit projects showcasing his career.
Fellow artists mourn the loss of their friend and share fond memories that have left them forever inspired by Doug Supernaw.
“Doug Supernaw’s voice was a mainstay during the 90s in country music and I am sorry to hear of his passing. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.” – Charley Pride
“I never really knew Doug all that well, but I have always respected him. He has been in my prayers since I heard he was down. Heaven’s gained another great one. Prayers for his family.” – Joe Bonsall of The Oak Ridge Boys
“Praying for Doug Supernaw and his family during this difficult time. Thank you for your contributions to country music.” – Lee Greenwood
“My heartfelt condolences to the family of Doug Supernaw. You will be missed.” – B.J. Thomas
BELLAMY BROTHERS APPLAUD
Revered international music icons, the Bellamy Brothers, are often celebrated for their trailblazing career as a pop, rock and country crossover duo. Today, global superstars and Big Machine Records recording artists, Tim McGraw and Midland, are tipping their hats to the Bellamys with a re-recording of the Bellamys’ No. 1 smash, “Redneck Girl,” available HERE.
CARLY PEARCE BRINGS MUSICAL EVENT OF THE YEAR TO CMA AWARDS WITH FIRST WIN
No. 1 hit on the CMA Awards last night. She penned the 320+ million-global-streaming track alongside Luke Combs, Jonathan Singleton and Randy Montana. The Big Machine labelmates’ duet, “I Hope You’re Happy Now (Live From The CMA Awards 2020),” is available now across digital platforms.
The PLATINUM-certified collaboration with Lee Brice earned Musical Event of the Year and marked her first win. As the most nominated new artist this year, Carly also garnered nods in the Video of the Year, Song of the Year, and New Artist of the Year categories. Part of Lady A, Charles was once again up for Vocal Group of the Year.
“This has been a hard year for so many, and personally, my heart has felt it,” shared Carly. “Having both Charles and Lee as part of ‘I Hope You’re Happy Now’ is unreal and I’m overjoyed for this light in my professional life.”