RadioFacts: Gospel singer Troy Sneed’s widow, Emily Sneed, has issued a statement of gratitude for the public’s expressions of love following the Grammy ® Nominated recording artist’s sudden April 27th death of coronavirus complications.
“As we continue to maneuver our new normal with shattered hearts, we are constantly comforted by the continuous displays of love shown to us in Troy’s passing,” Sneed says. “With sincere gratitude, we want to thank each and every one of you for every prayer, call, text, post, email, card, meal, and or gift. Although, our loss is immeasurable, we give God all the glory for the time we were allotted with Troy and will hold tight to the many memories to move forward. As it is a confusing time, we have currently postponed memorial services until the climate allows for a celebration of life more befitting of the man Troy was and the life he led.”
Sales and consumption of Troy Sneed’s music rose considerably after news of his death broke. Radio airplay of Sneed’s music grew 461.3% while his streaming consumption numbers leaped 1,002.4% to over 374,000 streams last week. Sneed’s current album, All My Best (Emtro/GoDigiPath), features his biggest radio hits such as “My Heart Says Yes,” “Kept by His Grace” and “Hallelujah.”