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Country music pioneer Charley Pride dies at 86 from complications of COVID-19

On top of his CMAs trophy collection, Pride won three Grammys and scored an impressive 52 top 10 country hits.

The “Mountain of Love” star became the first African American performer to appear on the iconic Grand Ole Opry stage in Nashville.

A deeply religious man, the revered musician credited his phenomenal success to God.

He once said: “God had a lot to do with it. I really believe that.”

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