A country music legend, George Jones, has passed away at the age of 81. The cause of death was not immediately released.
According to TMZ, the singer was hospitalized April 18th for a fever and irregular blood pressure.
Today's country stars share their thoughts about the passing of George Jones:
Really REALLY bad news. We've lost a country music legend. And I've lost a hero and a friend.Goodbye George Jones...— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) April 26, 2013
My friend,the greatest singer of all time,has passed.To those who knew him,our lives were full. To those of you who don't: discover him now.— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) April 26, 2013