This message tears the rug from under the feet of country fans: The American singer Brad Martin died unexpectedly. As his family confirmed, the musician died at the age of just 48.
The music world is in shock at this sad news: American country musician Brad Martin is dead. As confirmed by the successful singer’s family and friends, the musician died on March 11, 2022, at the age of only 48.
The news of Brad Martin’s death was made public, among other things, by the music portal “Taste of Country”, and the British “Daily Star” also read about the death of the artist, who was born in the US state of Ohio. Relatives and friends, including singer-songwriter John Ramey, took to social media to confirm Brad Martin’s sudden death. Ramey wrote on Facebook: “I can’t believe I’m saying this… My dear friend and musician brother Brad Martin passed away this afternoon. My heart is broken. He is in the hands of the Lord now. Keep rocking, my brother! You were a great friend, a true talent, and an honor to make music with you !”
Mourning Brad Martin after sudden death at 48
Companion Vickie Vaughan said: “The country scene has lost Brad Martin, a great singer, and songwriter. I’ve lost one of my best friends. He was passed away yesterday at just 48 years old taken from us. He will be sorely missed by so many.”
Countless fans of the singer, who recorded his biggest hit with the title “Before I Knew Better”, joined the mourning for Brad Martin. “We will miss him” or “I pray for his family” are just a few reactions with which the country singer’s fans expressed their sympathy.
Brad Martin Breakthrough Country Music With ‘Before I Knew Better’
Born in Greenfield, Ohio in 1973, Brad Martin, who played guitar since childhood and admired country musicians like Merle Haggard and Conway Twitty, moved to Nashville, Tennessee in his early 20s to pursue his dream of a music career. Brad Martin released his debut album “Wings of a Honky-Tonk Angel” in 2002, and the single “Before I Knew Better” made it to number 15 on the country charts.
No information was given about the country singer’s cause of death.
The Country Music community has lost another great singer and songwriter, Brad Martin. I lost one of my best friends of 20 years. He was taken way too soon yesterday at the age of 48. He will dearly be missed by so many. Songs include Before I Knew Better. Until we meet again! pic.twitter.com/eEsCjXjX8b
— Vickie Vaughan (@bcdelta03) March 13, 2022