Coronavirus

Maren Morris, Radney Foster & More Country Artists Mourn the Death of Kylie Rae Harris

The country music world lost one of its own with the death of Kylie Rae Harris on Wednesday, following a fatal car accident. Those who have collaborated with the Texas artist over the years shared their devastation upon hearing the news, including Maren Morris, Radney Foster, Randy Rogers and Parker McCollum.

“Damn. I just heard the news and I’m in shock,” Morris shared on her Instagram stories with a photo of Harris. “@kylierh, you have always been so sweet and supportive of me. Your soulful voice and Texas beauty was always jaw-dropping, even when we were teenagers at the Larry Joe Taylor festival. Thinking of your family and your precious baby girl right now. Rest In Peace.”

Foster and Rogers, both Texas natives, shared their admiration for Harris as a person and singer. Previously, Harris toured with the Randy Rogers Band. “I am devastated by the loss of my friend Kylie Rae Harris,” Foster wrote on Twitter. “When she sang joy and soul ached out. She was full of life and love. Words are hard to come by, tears are not. Godspeed, Kylie Rae.”

“You always answered my call. Every time,” Rogers reflected in a long post on Twitter alongside photos with Harris. “Whether it was to share the stage, open a show, sing for my charity event, or just simply grab a drink and hang. She answered every time and was always there and ready to be her best. And she was always that. She prepared and took music as serious as anyone I know.”

Harris died Wednesday night in a three-vehicle crash in northern New Mexico. The Texas-based country singer was 30.

Read Foster, Morris and more artists' tributes to Harris below.


THE BILLBOARD BIZ
SUBSCRIBER EXPERIENCE

The Biz premium subscriber content has moved to Billboard.com/business.


To simplify subscriber access, we have temporarily disabled the password requirement.