OneStat.com Web Analytics

BILLY GILMAN TO SING AT FUNERAL

Billy Gilman has been asked to sing at his good friend Mattie Stepanek's funeral on Monday, June 28. Mattie, who was a 13-year-old best-selling author with his "Heartsongs" books, lost his battle with a rare form of muscular dystrophy on Tuesday. Mattie was also a MDA National Goodwill Ambassador. In 2003 Billy and Mattie teamed to put some of Mattie's Heartsong poems to music and released Music Through Heartsongs: Songs Based on the Poems of Mattie J. T. Stepanek. Billy will sing a song from that album at the funeral. "When I heard about Mattie's death I knew we had lost a great soul," said Billy, "but in his short life he has left us all a legacy with his wonderful poetry that will last forever."

Don’t miss an issue! Subscribe to Nash Country Weekly.

Comments

More News

Her new home in Tennessee is spread over 400 acres.
He’ll salute Lionel Richie alongside John Legend, Demi Lovato and Meghan Trainor.
Martina Helps Launch “Band Against Cancer” Campaign.
Band's album left off Billboard country charts.
“It feels so good to be back on the road,” singer says of The Storyteller Tour