What happened to Kyle Jacobs? Kyle Jacobs has worked with other A-list music artists, Kelly Clarkson, Scotty McCreery, Josh Kelley, and Clay Walker. Apart from his thriving career as an artist, Kyle Jacobs also flourished as a record producer. Jacobs went on to produce three number-one singles for Lee Brice along with Drinking Class, Hard To Love, and I Drive Your Truck.
Kyle Jacobs even co-wrote Garth Brooks’ 2007 hit “More Than A Memory,” It became a huge hit while making history as it became the first song to debut at number one on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart. Let us find out what happened to Kyle Jacobs.
What Happened to Kyle Jacobs?
Sadly, Kyle Jacobs has passed away. The songwriter was found dead in his residential place. He was 49 years old. The Nashville Police Department has further confirmed the devastating news and even revealed that the police authorities and the Nashville Fire Department were called to the home.
The authorities have further stated that Kyle Jacobs passed away from what can be seen as an apparent gunshot self-inflicted gunshot wound. The death has been investigated as an apparent suicide.
As the statement further revealed how Kyle’s wife woke up and became tensed after not being able to see her husband, and she soon started looking for him. It was after Kellie and her assistant were unable to open the door to the upstairs bedroom the assistant quickly called up 911. In his last social media post, the late artist shared a post celebrating the album that received an RIAA platinum certification.
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Lee Brice Pays Kyle Jacobs A Heartfelt Tribute
As Kyle Jacobs’ passing away took the entire music industry by shock, his good friend and collaborator, Lee Brice, took to social media to pay his tribute to the late songwriter. Brice recorded several songs that have been written or co-written by Kyle Jacobs, and these tracks include “Rumor” and “Four On The Floor,” Take a look at the entire post, along with the throwback picture of the two that Brice uploaded on Twitter.
— Lee Brice (@leebrice) February 22, 2023
In the heartfelt tribute, Brice stated how the last past few days have truly been some of the hardest of his life as he further admitted that he felt lost and buried under this deep sadness. He went on to write, for he remembered all the times with Kyle that brought him comfort and made him smile.
The artist concluded by calling Kyle one of the best people anyone could ever hope to have in their corner, and he will be eternally grateful for having Kyle in his life. He also prayed for the late artist’s family while keeping them in their thoughts.
Was Kyle Jacobs Married?
Kyle Jacobs was married to Kellie Pickler. A mutual friend played cupid between Kyle Jacobs and Kellie Pickler, and soon after two and a half years of dating, Jacobs popped the question to Pickler on June 15, 2010. The couple recalled how it was the most spiritual moment. Pickler further admitted that they were so happy that they would have gotten married that night if a preacher had been walking by.
Pickler had earlier gushed about her man, saying how Kyle loves her and always told me that he likes her better with no makeup on and sweatpants and makes her feel the most beautiful when she is with him. The couple even worked together on several tracks along with Pickler’s latest albums. The pair even co-wrote a few tracks, including “Mother’s Day,” “The Woman I Am,” and “Bonnie and Clyde.”
Pickler and Jacobs also became a part of the television industry as they were a part of the Reality TV show “I Love Kellie Pickler,” The show had a successful run for three seasons starting in 2015 on CMT. The couple tied the knot in 2011.
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