The world has lost one of its greatest entertainers.
Glen Campbell passed away Tuesday (8/8) after a battle with Alzheimer's disease, and country music and the world of entertainment came together to offer condolences to his family.
Dolly Parton, Blake Shelton and Tim McGraw as well as Kathy Lee Gifford, Ellen DeGeneres, Senator John McCain and more each took to social media to react to the loss.
Extremely sad to hear that Glen Campbell has passed away. My prayers and thoughts go out to him and his family.— Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) August 8, 2017
Glen Campbell was one of the greatest voices of all time. I will always love you, Glen! pic.twitter.com/LQFEWA42lF— Dolly Parton (@DollyParton) August 8, 2017
Thank you @GlenCampbell for the artistry, grace & class you brought to country music. You were a shining light in so many ways.— Brad Paisley (@BradPaisley) August 8, 2017
Truly sad to hearing of the passing of @GlenCampbell. What a towering talent & a tenderhearted, delightful man. Sending his family my love.— Kathie Lee Gifford (@KathieLGifford) August 8, 2017
Country music will never be the same. Sending love to Glen Campbell’s family. pic.twitter.com/NMT5b7s7U3— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) August 8, 2017
The voice. The guitar. The songs. The session work. The show... Glen Campbell leaves a huge musical legacy & a heroically loving family. RIP— Charles Esten (@CharlesEsten) August 8, 2017
We lost a music legend today. Rest in peace, Glen Campbell. Sending love and prayers to his family. pic.twitter.com/CqW5eMFXAF— Rascal Flatts (@rascalflatts) August 8, 2017
Glen Campbell... The artist. The songwriter. The musician. The man. Music will never be the same. Missing the Rhinestone Cowboy already!— Darius Rucker (@dariusrucker) August 8, 2017
Wow... just heard Glen Campbell passed... sad day for music— ChrisYoungMusic (@ChrisYoungMusic) August 8, 2017
Rip @GlenCampbell extremely saddened by your passing.legend gone. Prayers to your family— Chris Janson (@janson_chris) August 8, 2017
Thank you Glen Campbell for sharing your talent with us for so many years— Charlie Daniels (@CharlieDaniels) August 8, 2017
May you rest in peace my friend
You will never be forgotten
I'm very broken up to hear about my friend Glen Campbell. An incredible musician and an even better person. I'm at a loss. Love & Mercy.— Brian Wilson (@BrianWilsonLive) August 8, 2017
Huge loss in the world of music today. Rest In Peace, Glen Campbell. https://t.co/vexA1kYixX— Sheryl Crow (@SherylCrow) August 8, 2017
We lost a legend today. Thank you for your music, @GlenCampbell. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.— Easton Corbin (@eastoncorbin) August 8, 2017
“Rest In Peace Glen. You put up a great fight superstar. We all admired you. “ - T pic.twitter.com/2YElzraSau— Toby Keith (@TobyKeithMusic) August 8, 2017
RIP Glen Campbell, 81.— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) August 8, 2017
The Rhinestone Cowboy who melted hearts, broke hearts & sang from the heart.
What a singer, what a life. pic.twitter.com/KV8vIO1PJD
Besides being an amazing solo artist, Glen Campbell was also a genius studio musician - as part… https://t.co/PF0q9pdutd— Lenny Kravitz (@LennyKravitz) August 8, 2017
Saddened by the passing of Glen Campbell, a great entertainer, a great man & a great Arizonan - thanks for the memories!— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) August 8, 2017
Dear Glen Campbell Rest In Peace As well as your incredible musical abilities you were one of the most down to earth ppl I have ever known.— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) August 8, 2017
You were totally, fearlessly authentic. A legend, a pioneer, an icon. It was our honor to know you and to perform with you. Rest easy, Glen. pic.twitter.com/j7TJgxrauC— The Band Perry (@thebandperry) August 8, 2017
1 of the gr8est honors of my life was gettin 2 perform w/glen campbell w/my sibs on the grammys. he was a kind man with unmatched talent.— neil perry (@theneilperry) August 8, 2017
Rest in peace, Glen Campbell https://t.co/UPBbDkskMJ— Mickey Guyton (@MickeyGuyton) August 8, 2017
RIP to my biggest idol. Glen Campbell! You're the finest singer I ever heard. A true #fighter !— David Nail (@davidnail) August 8, 2017
A legend lost. 💙 RIP #GlenCampbell— Lindsay Ell (@lindsayell) August 8, 2017
The world lost a little sparkle today. Rest in rhinestoned peace, @GlenCampbell 💎 You inspired me so much.— KACEY MUSGRAVES (@KaceyMusgraves) August 8, 2017
Pageant Material was a giant ode to the Rhinestone Cowboy and that dreamy, late 60's, Countrypolitan sound. #RIPglencampbell— KACEY MUSGRAVES (@KaceyMusgraves) August 8, 2017
RIP Glen Campbell. #RhinestoneCowboy— A Thousand Horses (@athousandhorses) August 8, 2017
Thank you Glen Campbell for all you did for country music. You will be so very missed. pic.twitter.com/vsMaGw3N0i— Eric Paslay (@ericpaslay) August 8, 2017
Mr. Campbell released a string of hits in his more than 50-year career, including “Gentle on My Mind,” “Galveston” and “Rhinestone Cowboy.” Also known as an actor and TV host, the country great hosted The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour on CBS from 1969-1972.
Most recently, I’ll Be Me, a 2014 documentary, chronicled Mr. Campbell’s farewell tour and struggle with Alzheimer’s.
He was 81.
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