Toby Keith, country singer-songwriter, dies at 62 after stomach cancer diagnosis.

Country music icon Toby Keith passes away at 62 after a battle with stomach cancer.

Toby Keith, known for hit songs like "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue," dies surrounded by family.

The "Should've Been a Cowboy" singer-songwriter announced his cancer diagnosis in 2022.

Despite battling stomach cancer, Toby Keith continued to perform, including shows in Las Vegas in December 2023.

Keith's career featured 20 No. 1 Billboard hits, including "How Do You Like Me Now?!" and "Beer for My Horses."

The patriotic singer, with a powerful voice and humor, often clashed with celebrities and record executives.

Toby Keith's early career saw success with hits like "Should've Been a Cowboy" but faced challenges at Mercury Records.

The singer's move to DreamWorks Records in 1999 marked a turning point with the success of "How Do You Like Me Now?!"

Keith's outspoken political views and controversial songs, such as "Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue," stirred debates.

A feud with The Chicks and controversies didn't deter Keith's pro-military stance, as he went on 18 USO tours.

In 2005, Toby Keith started his own record label, Show Dog, later becoming Show Dog-Universal Music.

 Toby Keith, inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2015, leaves a lasting legacy in country music, known for his contributions and philanthropy.