Country music legend Charley Pride dies aged 86 after coronavirus battle

Country music icon Charley Pride has died aged 86 after a fight with Covid-19.

The country music legend died on Saturday in Dallas following complications with coronavirus.

His best known tracks included Kiss An Angel Good Mornin’, Is Anybody Goin’ to San Antone and Mountain of Love.

His musical career was glittering and over time he received a catalogue of awards including Grammy Awards.

These awards included: the Country Music Association’s Entertainer of the Year award in 1971, top male vocalist prize in 1971, same again in 1972 and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020.

His sky-rocketing career saw the star land 25 top 10 country hits.

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