Photo credit: OWN (Left), Luke Bryan (Center), Reuters (Right)
Country music is born from storytelling and powerful songwriting. Traditionally, songwriters acheived a hit song by taking real-life experiences and channeling the emotions behind it.
Unfortunately, not all stories are happy and many tragedies have struck some of our favorite singers' lives. Many of these talented musicians have suffered incredible pain through sometimes unbearable circumstances.
The following is a small list of the many tragedies that have struck the world of country music.