Grammy-nominated songwriter and producer busbee has reportedly died at the age of 43.
Busbee, whose real name is Michael James Ryan, had been undergoing treatment for glioblastoma, a type of brain cancer. His career included credits on “The Fighter,” by Keith Urban, featuring Carrie Underwood, “Try,” by Pink, and Maren Morris’ “My Church,” which earned him a Grammy nomination.
Busbee also contributed to several other artists and groups, including Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Rascal Flatts and Blake Shelton. Outside of country music, he also worked with pop stars Christina Aguilera, Shakira, and Gwen Stefani.