Country singer Daryle Singletary dies at 46

The singer died unexpectedly in Nashville

Nineties country hitmaker Daryle Singletary has died at the age of 46, The Music Universe has confirmed. The Cairo, Georgia passed away suddenly and unexpectedly this morning (Mon, Feb 12th) at his home in Nashville from undisclosed causes. However, reports indicate that Singletary died from a blood clot.

News began running rampant earlier today about Singletary’s passing. SiriusXM’s The Highway confirmed the news via a tweet about an hour ago, stating “This is SiriusXM Music News with breaking news. It has been confirmed to us that Daryle Singletary has died at the age of 46. More information coming soon.”

As of this writing, Singletary’s website and social media pages have yet to confirm the news. However, his booking agency, McAlphin Entertainment, did confirm it via Facebook. “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. Please keep Daryle’s wife, Holly and their four young children in your prayers.”

Following the news, Platinum Records Nashville founder and producer Greg Hudik released the following message as he serviced Singletary’s final single, “We’re Not Going To Hell For Having A Hell Of A Time,” to radio.

“The world lost a true legendary country music troubadour last night. Daryle Singletary truly loved his family, friends, fans and his Lord Jesus Christ,” Hudik says in a statement. “Daryle’s seemed to be in great health and singing better than ever in the studio resently, went I cut two new sides on him. When I heard the news of his passing this morning my heart was crushed. In memory of you buddy I’m blasting your last single. Buddy you passionately loved traditional country music, and country loves you.

“I love you buddy, and I will miss you so much!”

Singletary just kicked off his 2018 tour on Friday in Alabama and performed in Louisiana on Saturday.. The singer released his self-titled debut album on Giant Records in 1995 featuring two Top 5 singles, “I Let Her Lie” and “Too Much Fun.” The singer also released three other Top 40 hits, including “Amen Kind Of Love.”

Singletary leaves behind his wife Holly and four children. More details will be shared as they become available.

Per usual, country stars hit social media following the shocking news.

Author: Buddy Iahn

Buddy Iahn founded The Music Universe when he decided to juxtapose his love of web design and music. As a lifelong drummer, he decided to take a hiatus from playing music to report it. The website began as a fun project in 2013 to one of the top independent news sites.