Jake Flint married his wife Brenda on Saturday and died in his sleep a few hours later on Sunday morning, according to news reports.
Parton didn't just co-write the novel, she also recorded a whole album to go with it. Run, Rose, Run is about an aspiring country singer trying to shake a dark past and make it big in music.
Earlier this week, the county music legend posted on her social media accounts that she didn't think she'd necessarily earned the right to be nominated.
The artist said that her nomination could inspire her to put out "a hopefully great rock 'n' roll album at some point in the future."
Walker was a pioneer in Austin's country music scene in the 1970s. His most famous song, "Mr. Bojangles," went on to inspire countless covers.
Video of the country singer partying without a mask last weekend has surfaced on social media. "I respect the show's decision, because I know that I put them in jeopardy," Wallen says in a video.