We have sad news to report out of the world of country music. Country music legend, Joe Diffie, has died today at the age of 61 after contracting the coronavirus.

Friday, it was announced by his representatives that the country music singer had tested positive for coronavirus. However, a press release said that the singer had died from the virus.

Diffie, who is from Tulsa, Oklahoma, hit the country music scene back in 1989 and is known for many iconic songs.

Joe Diffie
Joe Diffie (Getty Images/Rick Diamond)

Diffie released songs like Pick Up Man, Third Rock From The Sun, Is It Cold In Here, John Deere Green, and So Help Me Girl, just to name a few.

RIP Joe Diffie. You will be missed.

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