Charley Pride, Country Music’s First Black Superstar, Dead at 86

The music world has lost another legend.

According to Variety, Black country artist Charley Pride died Saturday at the age of 86. His publication relations team confirmed the tragedy to the outlet, stating Pride died at his Dallas home from complications due to COVID-19. His death came about a month after he performed at the 54th Annual Country Music Association Awards, where was also presented with the Lifetime Achievement award.

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