Country music star Toby Keith has announced that he has been battling stomach cancer since late last year but has received treatment and plans to return to the stage soon.
“I have spent the last 6 months receiving chemotherapy, radiation and surgery. So far so good. I need time to breathe, recover and relax.” “I am looking forward to spending time with my family. But I will be seeing the fans sooner rather than later. I can’t wait.-T”
He released his latest album – “Peso in My Pocket” – last year after spending some time on tour due to the Covid pandemic, site says.
In 2021, then-President Donald Trump awarded Keith The National Medal of the Arts, which the National Endowment for the Arts describes as “the highest award given to artists and patrons of the arts by the United States government.”
Toby Keith is a singer-songwriter, musician and humanitarian who has completed 11 US tours to date. He has 32 singles, “The National Endowment for the Arts said in the January 2021 issue.
Keith, born in Oklahoma, released his debut album in 1993 He is known for his hit songs including “Red Solo Cup” and “I Wanna Talk About Me”. His 2002 single “Courtesy of Red, White, and Blue (The Angry American)”, released in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, made him a household name.
Keith performed Hundreds of offers to members of the American Service Abroad, Including Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as at events for Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama and George W. Bush.
“Freelance entrepreneur. Communicator. Gamer. Explorer. Pop culture practitioner.”