Country music star Toby Keith passed away on Monday at the age of 62 after a battle with stomach cancer.

Keith was born in Oklahoma but moved to Nashville, known as Music City, as his musical career took off.

In his career, Keith had 32 number one singles and sold over 40 million albums.

Several Alabama politicians took to social media to pay their respects to the legendary country music performer.

U.S. Sen. Katie Britt (R-Montgomery) offered her prayers for Keith's family and friends.

In celebrating Keith, U.S. Rep. Gary Palmer (R-Hoover) remembered how the musician "never apologized for being a patriot" and always respected the nation's troops.

U.S. Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-Haleyville) also described Keith as a "Patriot who loved this country."

State Sen. Sam Givhan (R-Huntsville) said he would honor Keith by listening to his music.

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