Who is Toby Keith?
Toby Keith is an American country music singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer. Known professionally by his given names, Keith released his first four studio albums—1993’s Toby Keith, 1994’s Boomtown, 1996’s Blue Moon, and 1997’s Dream Walkin’, plus a Greatest Hits package—for various divisions of Mercury Records before leaving Mercury in 1998.
Keith is scheduled to perform at the Ribfest in Illinois on June 17, according to the information provided on his official website. According to the website, he published his most recent record, “Peso in my Pocket,” in the previous year after taking some time off from touring because of the Covid epidemic.
The National Endowment for the Arts identifies the National Medal of Arts as the highest distinction that may be bestowed upon artists and arts supporters by the government of the United States of America. In 2021, the then-President of the United States, Donald Trump, presented Keith with this honor.
What Happened to Him?
Toby Keith, a superstar in the country music industry, revealed recently that he has been battling stomach cancer since the latter half of last year. He has had treatment for the disease and has future performances scheduled.
Keith revealed his diagnosis of cancer in a message that was published on his verified Twitter and Instagram accounts on Sunday. He stated the diagnosis came in the fall of last year.
“I’ve spent the last 6 months receiving chemo, radiation, and surgery. So far, so good. I need time to breathe, recover and relax,” the statement says. “I am looking forward to spending time with my family. But I will see the fans sooner than later. I can’t wait. -T”