Singer KT Oslin dies at 78


The actual cause of death has not been released. She signed an RCA recording contract in 1986 at a time when most record companies were looking for singers almost half her age. McEntire had won it four straight times. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines
For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App. Her albums “80′s Ladies” and “This Woman” both sold more than 1 million copies. She was always gracious to the crews and up-and-coming talent performing alongside her. Oslin, who hit it big with the 1987 hit “80′s Ladies” and won three Grammy awards, has died. Oslin’s friend Robert K. “I was fortunate to work with K.T. He said Oslin tested positive for COVID-19 last week.https://images.indianexpress.com/2020/08/1×1.png
Oslin became one of Nashville’s most intriguing personalities, launching a country music career in her mid-40s and writing songs from a strong woman’s perspective. (AP Photo/Douglas C. Her hit singles included “I’ll Always Come Back,” “Hold Me,” “Do Ya,” “Two Hearts,” “Hey Bobby,” “Didn’t Expect It to Go Down This Way” and “This Woman.” She also wrote many of her songs and played keyboard on several of them. Pizac, File)Country singer K.T. I like some of it, but on a steady diet, no.”
The singer won two Grammy Awards in 1988 for her song “Hold Me.” In the previous year, she took home a Grammy for her song “80′s Ladies.”
Kay Toinette Oslin was born in Crossett, Arkansas, but spent most of her childhood in Mobile, Alabama. Always outspoken, she said in a 1990 Associated Press interview that country music was not necessarily her favorite genre. She was 78. 1 hit “Come Next Monday,” Oslin portrayed the bride of Frankenstein. As a teenager, she settled in Houston. By: AP | Los Angeles |

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K.T. “I don’t like the real twangy, hard core, straight ahead old style country music. Our thoughts go out to her loved ones at this difficult time.”
In 1988, Oslin unseated Reba McEntire as the Country Music Association’s female vocalist of the year. She truly had one of the best voices in the history of our format. Oermann said Oslin had been suffering from Parkinson’s disease and lived in an assisted-living facility since 2016. Oslin's albums 80′s Ladies and This Woman both sold more than 1 million copies. She had triple bypass surgery in 1995. “K.T. on a number of television shows in the late 90s. Oermann said she died in suburban Nashville, Tennessee, on Monday morning. 📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. He learned of Oslin’s death from her aunt. Don't Miss These StoriesRakul Preet Singh tests positive for coronavirusKhyaal Rakhya Kar: Neha Kakkar and Rohanpreet Singh's story transcends generationsKaran Johar announces 'epic series' to celebrate 75 years of India's independenceClick here for more

Ending up in New York City, she was a chorus girl in theatrical productions and then worked as a studio backup vocalist and ad jingle singer. In her memorable music video for her 1990 No. Her aunt loaned her $7,000 to finance a Nashville showcase performance, which caught the attention of RCA Records. “Some of it I like today, some of it I don’t,” she said. Oslin had one of the most soulful voices in Country Music and was a strong influence for women with her hit ’80’s Ladies,’” said Sarah Trahern, CEO of the Country Music Association.