Country singer known for “Not on Your Love” is 58 years old – The Hollywood Reporter
Country singer Jeff Carson, who topped the charts with his 1995 single “Not on Your Love,” has died. He is 58 years old.
Carson died of a heart attack at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tennessee, says journalist Jeremy Westby The Hollywood Reporter on Saturday.
Jeffrey Lee Herndon was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on December 16, 1963, he began singing in church. He later moved to Branson, Missouri, where he wrote songs and performed locally, before moving to Nashville.
Carson signed with Curb Records in 1995, with the single “Yeah Buddy” being released shortly thereafter and giving the performer his first hit on the charts. It was followed that same year by “Not on Your Love”, which peaked at number 1.
The follow-up single “The Car” also reached the top five and earned Carson the Academy of Country Music Award for Video of the Year.
After a career that included three studio albums, in addition to the above 14 singles Billboards chart, Carson left the music business in 2009 and started a new career as a law enforcement officer. He remained a member of the Franklin Police Department in Williamson County, Tennessee, until his death.
More recently, Carson has returned to music, signing a deal with MC1 Nashville and releasing a new version of the previously recorded tune “God Save the World” in 2019. Since then, he’s signed to Encore Music Group and is working on music with vocals like Michael Ray and Darryl Worley.
He is survived by his wife Kim Cooper Carson, son Dayton Grei Herndon Carson and other family members.