Country singer Charley Pride died on Saturday at the age of 86 in Dallas, USA from complications from the corona virus, American media reported.
Pride was known as a pioneer for black artists in the world of country music.
In the late 1960s to early 1970s he had hits with songs such as Kiss An Angel Good Mornin ‘, Is Anybody Goin To San Antone and I’d Rather Love You.
From 1967 to 1987, Pride had 52 Top 10 country hits, numerous Grammy awards, and became RCA Records’ best-selling country artist.
This year he performed with Kiss An Angel Good Mornin ‘at the Country Music Association Awards on November 11 at the Music City Center in Nashville. He was honored there with the Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award.