Songwriter And Producer Busbee Dead At Age 43 – Blake Shelton, Shakira And More Pay Tribute To Beloved Musician
Songwriter Busbee is dead at the age of 43. Blake Shelton, Shakira, Adam Lambert, and more celebrities have taken to social media to pay tribute to the beloved music producer.
Variety is reporting Michael James Ryan, the real name of Busbee, was diagnosed with Glioblastoma over the summer. Glioblastoma is an aggressive form of cancer that attacked the brain and or the spinal cord.
He was seeking treatment when he passed away. The cause of death has not yet been revealed, but it may very well be linked to cancer.
Busbee left an impact on all of the famous musicians that got the opportunity to work with him. On Monday, after news of his death broke, social media was flooded with celebrities mourning the producer gone too soon.
I was lucky enough to get to write and work with @busbee . So talented…always kind…taken from this earth far far too soon. Some things just don’t make sense. Please keep his family in your prayers. pic.twitter.com/MbOSzqFNJV
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) September 30, 2019
“I absolutely can’t accept the loss of mine and Gwen Stefani’s friend Michael, Busbee. Too much to say for social media. Too much pain and unfairness period. I guess sometimes you gotta dig extra EXTRA deep for peace to continue to have faith. And I will because Michael ALWAYS had faith,” Tweeted Blake Shelton.
“This just doesn’t seem fair. I will always love you and the songs and albums I was lucky to make with you, Busbee. Rest well, my sweet friend,” wrote Maren Morris, whose song ‘My Church’ earned Busbee his first-ever Grammy nomination.
“Today an uncanny talent and unique soul has departed. Busbee, you left us so early, but your music and your passion will be among us and forever cherished. My condolences to his family and the music community in Nashville” expressed Shakira
“Shocked and saddened by the news today that we have lost Busbee. I am so grateful I was able to have collaborated with him. He was brilliant and warm, with palpable joy for his craft. RIP Sir.” Shared Adam Lambert.
— MAREN MORRIS (@MarenMorris) September 30, 2019
The Nashville music community is mourning the loss of songwriter and producer Busbee. He was a staple on the scene in Music City, where his legacy will live on forever.
Michael James Ryan, known in the music world as Busbee is survived by his wife and children. The famous producer and songwriter will live on through the music he created with so many to today’s hottest stars.
Blake Shelton, Shakira, the Jonas Brothes, Adam Lambert and more are mourning the loss of a man they dearly loved, who passed away too soon.