"country music legend Willie Nelson found dead" is the headlines that have been sweeping the Internet over the past several days, causing Nelson fans to prematurely mourn the singer, who at this time is very much still alive and kicking.

Willie Nelson laughs off death reports again.

The "Always on My Mind" hitmaker is the latest target of that nasty Internet celebrity death hoax that appears to make its rounds instilling sadness and panic into the fans of the chosen celeb of the moment. Willie's fans immediately began searching for news after someone cruelly and falsely began spreading that Nelson, 84, had died.

Willie responded to the news laughing off the latest attempt to kill him off according to Inquistr and HL. The fake Willie Nelson dead post first reared its ugly head on Snopes and caught on like wildfire, just as the previous death hoax post a couple of months earlier did.

Celebrity death hoax runs ramphant on Internet.

It is great how Willie Nelson has managed to laugh off his deaths many times over. Nelson, along with numerous other celebrities such as Jaden Smith, Brad Pitt and even Bon Jovi frontman Jon Bon Jovi are getting used to seeing their alleged demise on a regular basis. The latest celebrity death hoax has been great for Willie Nelson's "Still Not Dead" song on YouTube, which shows Nelson doing two of his favorite things, singing, and smoking.

To date, there have been well over one million views on that one single page alone.

So. if you are a fan of Willie Nelson rest assured that not only is he alive and well, as well as a man of his advanced age can be, but he is currently still on tour. Willie is best known by his fans across the globe for his fun and toe-tapping country music hits including “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Cowboys” and “On the Road Again,” to name a few.

Besides having a very successful singing and songwriting career Nelson has also appeared in more than 30 movies and is widely known for his love of and activism for the legalization of marijuana. Some of Nelson's film credits include, "The Electric Horseman," "Half-Baked," "The Dukes of Hazzard" and "Alice in Wonderland" to name a few.

Known as the "Red Headed- Stranger" Nelson has also penned a couple of very interesting memoir books, In 2012, it was announced the release of a new autobiography by Nelson,"Roll Me Up and Smoke Me When I Die," and most recently in 2015, "It's a Long Story: My Life," in which the musician shares some of his many and outrageous adventures of his long-standing career.

Glad to know 2017 has not stolen another major celebrity from us. Stick around awhile Willie Nelson!