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Stars react to the death of Glen Campbell

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August 09, 2017

Stars have paid tribute to country music superstar Glen Campbell, who's died aged 81.

REACTION TO THE DEATH OF COUNTRY ENTERTAINER GLEN CAMPBELL:

"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, via Twitter

"RIP Glen Campbell - a great singer and musician who wrote and chose to cover great songs." - Carole King, via Twitter

"Thank you Glen Campbell for sharing your talent with us for so many years. May you rest in peace my friend. You will never be forgotten." - Charlie Daniels, via Twitter

"Heartbroken. I owe him everything I am, and everything I ever will be. He will be remembered so well and with so much love." - daughter Ashley Campbell, via Twitter

"Extremely sad to hear that Glen Campbell has passed away. My prayers and thoughts go out to him and his family." - Blake Shelton, via Twitter

"Well Glen Campbell was special because he was so gifted. Glen is one of the greatest voices there ever was in the business. And he was one of the greatest musicians. He was a wonderful session musician as well, a lot of people don't realize that. But he could play anything and he could play it really well. So he was just extremely talented." - Dolly Parton, via video statement

"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, via Twitter

"Thank you @GlenCampbell for the artistry, grace & class you brought to country music. You were a shining light in so many ways." - Brad Paisley, via Twitter

"Glen Campbell was, and always will be, an American treasure. ... We have lost an icon who will be greatly missed, but Glen's musical gifts will live on forever." - The Recording Academy, in a statement

"I am so sorrowful, one of the most talented souls in the music world has passed...#GlenCampbell" - Melissa Etheridge, via Twitter

"Huge loss in the world of music today. Rest In Peace, Glen Campbell." - Sheryl Crow, via Twitter

"Songs, songs, songs. Man, in a world of good stuff, his was great, in a world of great stuff, his was special!" - Tim McGraw, via Facebook

"Our hearts are heavy by the passing of country music icon Glen Campbell. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Campbell Family" - Grand Ole Opry, via Facebook

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