NASHVILLE, Tenn — Country music legend and GRAMMY®-winner Joe Diffie passed away Sunday from complications due to Coronavirus COVID-19.
Just Friday, Joe made a statement that said, “I am under the care of medical professionals and currently receiving treatment after testing positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).”
“My family and I are asking for privacy at this time. We want to remind the public and all my fans to be vigilant, cautious and careful during this pandemic.”
Joe had postponed his concert that was scheduled for March 21st in Tifton, GA, stating that his number one priority was the health and well-being of everyone in attendance.
Joe Diffie was 61 years old and had 17 top 10 hits on the Billboard Hot Country charts in the 1990’s.