His songs have repeatedly topped the charts in the United States.
American pop and country artist B. J. Thomas died on May 29 in Texas at the age of 79. This was reported on Sunday on the official page of the singer on Twitter.
Variety magazine writes that the cause of death of the artist, familiar to listeners from the song Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on my Head, was lung cancer. During his creative career, B. J. Thomas has received five Grammy Awards, more than 70 million copies of his albums have been sold worldwide, and his songs have repeatedly topped the charts in the United States.