Reports: 'Rhinestone Cowboy' singer Glen Campbell dead at 81

Published: Aug. 8, 2017 at 4:42 PM EDT
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Country music singer Glen Campbell, best known for his 1975 hit "Rhinestone Cowboy," has died after a battle with Alzheimer's at age 81,

A source close to the family told TMZ Campbell died Tuesday around 10 a.m. in a Nashville facility for Alzheimer's patients.

Campbell made history in 1967 by winning four Grammy awards in the country and pop categories, and the star took home CMA's Entertainer of the Year award in 1968.

The singer also starred in the TV variety show "The Glen Campbell Goodtime Hour" on CBS from 1969 through 1972.

Campbell is survived by his wife, Kim Campbell, and eight children.