Country songwriter A.J. Masters has died following a battle with cancer.

The singer/songwriter passed away on Monday (12Jan15) at his home in Fort Collins, Colorado after suffering complications related to prostate cancer.

Masters was best known for penning tracks such as John Berry's Change My Mind, for which he received a BMI Millionaire Award, and Faith Hill's Love Ain't Like That, which was certified multi-Platinum in the U.S.

He also wrote songs for other artists such as The Oak Ridge Boys, Randy Travis, and Diamond Rio.

Masters also enjoyed a successful solo career, releasing eight singles throughout the 1980s and receiving a nomination from the Academy of Country Music for New Male Vocalist.