Country Star Eddie Montgomery Diagnosed with Prostate Cancer

By Dave Paris on November 19, 2010

Eddie Montgomery, prostate, cancer, health, pictures, picture, photos, photo, pics, pic, images, image, hot, sexy, latest, new, 2010NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Eddie Montgomery of the country music duo Montgomery Gentry has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

"I will be undergoing surgery to remove the cancerous tumor in December," the 47-year-old singer said in a statement. "I will be back in January ready to rock for all the fans."

He added, "Please keep my family and I in your prayers."

Montgomery and partner Troy Gentry released their debut album Tattoos & Scars in 1999. They've notched several No. 1 hits over the years, including "If You Ever Stop Loving Me," "Something to Be Proud Of," "Lucky Man," "Back When I Knew It All" and "Roll with Me."