Friends & Fans Mourn Kevin Sharp

Friends and fans of country singer Kevin Sharp are mourning his death on April 19. The Redding, Calif., native, 43, gained fame for "Nobody Knows," the single off his 1996 debut album, "Measure of a Man." Sharp found his way into music after successfully battling a rare form of bone cancer as a teen. As a result of his illness, the Make-A-Wish Foundation introduced him to songwriter David Foster, who counseled Sharp on his career. "He lived his truth beyond anything else, and it was reflected in his work as an artist and his interaction with everyone," says Wendy Pearl, vp corporate communications at the Country Music Association.