’90s Country Singer Doug Supernaw Dies at 60

Doug Supernaw has lost his battle with cancer. The ’90s country singer died peacefully at his home in Texas on…

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Lauren Jo Black

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November 13, 2020

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Doug Supernaw has lost his battle with cancer. The ’90s country singer died peacefully at his home in Texas on Friday (Nov. 13). He was 60 years old.

A statement posted to his Facebook page confirmed the news of his passing. His death comes just weeks after it was sadly revealed that his Advanced Stage IV lung and bladder cancer had moved to his brain and spine. He was placed in hospice care in October.

Doug Supernaw was born on September 26, 1960 in Bryan, Texas. He rose to fame in the early 1990s after being discovered by a label executive and signing to BNA Entertainment  He is best known for his chart-topping single, “I Don’t Call Him Daddy,” which was released in 1993. Over the course of his career, Supernaw released four studio albums and charts 11 singles.

Supernaw is survived by his third wife, children and grandchildren.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.