A big name in the country music world has died after testing positive for the coronavirus (COVID-19).
Adkins Publicity confirmed on Sunday that Grammy-winner Joe Diffie died on Sunday at age 61.
In a statement, the publicty firm said "His family respects their privacy at this time."
Diffie was a member of The Grand Ole Opry and is known for his 1990s hits like "Honky Tonk Attitude," "John Deere Green," and "Prop Me Up Beside the Jukebox."
Diffie said in a Facebook post on Friday, "I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic."