Singer Glen Campbell, known for hits such as Rhinestone Cowboy and Southern Nights, has died at the age of 81.
A spokesperson says Campbell died this morning (Tues) in Nashville.
In June 2011 he announced that he had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, adding it was in the early stages.
Whether that was the exact cause of his death today was not immediately given.
Campbell was one of the biggest stars of the late 1960s and 70s, selling more than 45 million records, had 12 gold albums, 75 chart hits and 5 Grammy awards.
He is survived by his wife, Kim; their 3 children, and his 5 children from previous marriages. He had 10 grandchildren.