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NASHVILLE, TN - OCTOBER 23: Earl Thomas Conley performs "Holding Her And Loving You."2017 Nashville Songwriters Hall Of Fame Awards at Music City Center on October 23, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Blake Shelton took to his socials today to report that his musical hero and friend Earl Thomas Conley has passed away.

Blake wrote on Instagram, “My heart is absolutely destroyed today… I’m sad to report that Earl Thomas Conley passed away very early this morning. Earl was my all time favorite singer, hero and my friend. Prayers to his family. We will all miss you deeply my brother. Now go rest…”

My heart is absolutely destroyed today... I'm sad to report that Earl Thomas Conley passed away very early this morning. Earl was my all time favorite singer, hero and my friend. Prayers to his family. We will all miss you deeply my brother. Now go rest...

21.3k Likes, 782 Comments - Blake Shelton (@blakeshelton) on Instagram: "My heart is absolutely destroyed today... I'm sad to report that Earl Thomas Conley passed away..."

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