Country singer Daryle Singletary has died aged 46.
The father-of-four died at his Nashville home early on Monday morning, with his death described as 'sudden and unexpected' byWKRN.
The cause of death has not been revealed.
Singletary had last performed on Friday at The Rodeo Club in Alabama, and had toured throughout the US in the months before his death.
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Mourned: Daryle Singletary, 46, died suddenly at his Nashville home on Monday morning; the country singer is pictured performing last month
Devastating loss: Daryle shared this picture of his wife and four young children at Thanksgiving last year
The Georgia native entered the top 40 of the Hot Country Songs charts five times, reaching number two with I Let Her Lie and Amen Kind of Love, and number four with Too Much Fun.
His social media accounts showed a healthy and busy working father, with pictures from recording sessions mixed with images of his four young children.
He is survived by his wife, Holly; two sons, Jonah and Mercer; two daughters, Nora and Charlotte, as well as his parents and siblings.
Friends and fellow country singers were quick to pay tribute to Singletary.
Lost voice: The Georgia native entered the top 40 of the Hot Country Songs charts five times, reaching number two with I Let Her Lie and Amen Kind of Love, and number four with Too Much Fun
Country singer Ben Hayslip asked fans to keep Singletary's young family in their thoughts.
'Country Music lost one its finest people and voices! I’m honored that I got to call him a friend and heart broken that he’s gone! Let’s all pray for his wife and 4 kids! RIP @Darylesing.'
Devastating: Country's Ben Hayslip asked fans to keep Singletary's family in their thoughts
Craig Campbell wrote: 'Sad day...the greatest country voice of my time is now singing in Heaven’s band. Gonna miss you @Darylesing ! Now show them how a good ol country shuffle is supposed to sound!'
The Twitter account of the Grand Ole Opry wrote: 'Our hearts are breaking at the loss of Daryle Singletary this morning. He was a great friend to us all, and our thoughts and prayers are with his family.'
Country singer Charlie Daniels wrote: 'Just got word that Daryle Singletary has passed away. Rest in peace Buddy, you sang country like country should be sung.'