Justin Townes Earle, seen here performing at the 8th annual Americana Honors and Awards in 2009, has died.

NASHVILLE, TN – SEPTEMBER 17: Artist of the Year Justin Townes Earle performs at the 8th annual Americana Honors and Awards at the Ryman Auditorium on September 17, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)