Washington [US]: Country music genius Toby Keith on Sunday declared that he has been fighting stomach cancer since before the end of last year yet has gotten treatment and plans to get back to the stage soon.
The artist further expressed that he needs to invest time with his family, nonetheless, he focused on his connection with fans “sooner than later.” “Last fall I was diagnosed with stomach cancer. I’ve spent the last 6 months receiving chemo, radiation and surgery. So far, so good. I need time to breathe, recover and relax. I am looking forward to spending this time with my family. But I will see the fans sooner than later. I can’t wait,” tweeted Keith.
— Toby Keith (@tobykeith) June 12, 2022
As per his authority site, Keith is because of play the Ribfest in Illinois on June 17.
He delivered his most recent collection – – “Peso in my Pocket” — last year after taking time out from touring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the site says.
In 2021, then, President Donald Trump granted Keith the National Medal of Arts, which the National Endowment for the Arts depicts as “the highest award given to artists and arts patrons by the United States government,” reported CNN.
“Toby Keith is a vocalist, lyricist, performer, and helpful who has finished 11 USO Tours to date. He has 32 #1 singles,” the National Endowment for the Arts said in a January 2021 release.
Keith, born in Oklahoma, delivered his presentation collection in 1993 and is known for hits including “Red Solo Cup” and “I Wanna Talk About Me.”
His 2002 song song “Courtesy of the Red, White and Blue (The Angry American),” released in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks, made him a household name.
Keith has performed many shows for US administration individuals abroad, remembering for Afghanistan and Iraq, as well as at occasions for Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama and George W Bush.