George Jones dies at 81

Country music singer George Jones has passed away at the age of 81. He was a Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Famer, and had hits including "She Thinks I Still Care" and "He Stopped Loving Her Today."

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony And Nominee Reception

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: George Jones arrives for the 54th Annual Grammy Special Merit Awards at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on February 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

2012 NATD Honors

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Singer/Songwriter George Jones during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

2012 NATD Honors

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Singer/Songwriter George Jones and Recording Artist Tanya Tucker during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

2012 NATD Honors

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Recording Artist Tanya Tucker and Mike Smardak - Outback Concerts (R) presents Singer/Songwriter George Jones (C) his NATD Award during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

2012 NATD Honors

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Recording Artist Tanya Tucker presents Singer/Songwriter George Jones his NATD Award along with NATD President Steve Tolman during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

2012 NATD Honors

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Singer/Songwriter George Jones and his NATD Award during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

2012 NATD Honors

NASHVILLE, TN - NOVEMBER 14: Singer/Songwriter George Jones and Recording Artist Tanya Tucker during the 2012 NATD Honors at The Hermitage Hotel on November 14, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images for Nashville Association of Talent Directors)

FILE: Country Singer George Jones Hospitalized

NASHVILLE, TN - FILE: Country Music Legend George Jones celebrates at his, George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. Country singer George Jones has been hospitalized for an upper respiratory infection May 21, 2012 in Nashville, Tennessee and has canceled upcoming tour dates. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony And Nominee Reception

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Nancy and George Jones arrive for the 54th Annual Grammy Special Merit Awards at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on February 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

The 54th Annual GRAMMY Awards - Special Merit Awards Ceremony And Nominee Reception

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 11: George Jones recieves his award at the 54th Annual Grammy Special Merit Awards at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre on February 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

George Jones' 80th Birthday Party

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Country Sister Trio The McClymonts, Sam McClymont, Mollie McClymont, George Jones and Brooke McClymont attend George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

George Jones' 80th Birthday Party

NASHVILLE, TN - SEPTEMBER 13: Country Music Legend George Jones and Singer/Songwriter Travis Tritt celebrate at his George Jones' 80th birthday party at Rippy's Bar & Grill on September 13, 2011 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)