Rest in peace, Glen Campbell
The legendary country singer died on Tuesday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease, according to a statement on his website. He was 81.
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Campbell was best known for his 1975 hit, "Rhinestone Cowboy," but released more than 70 albums throughout his 50-year career. He won four GRAMMYs in the country and pop categories in 1976, and won Cma's Entertainer of the Year award in 1968.
Outside of the music world, Campbell will be remembered as an actor and TV host, as he starred in his own variety show, The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour
, on CBS from 1969-1972. He also starred in the 2014 documentary, I'll Be Me, which documented his farewell tour and struggle with Alzheimer's disease.
Campbell is survived by his wife, Kim, and eight children.
"Heartbroken. I owe him everything I am, and everything I ever will be," his daughter