music / News

Kenny Rogers Passes Away At Age 81

March 21, 2020 | Posted by Ashish
Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers

TMZ reports that country music legend Kenny Rogers passed away Friday night at the age of 81. Rogers was surrounded by his family and had been in hospice care. He reportedly died of natural causes.

Rogers was known for many hit songs including “The Gambler” and “Coward of the County” along with his iconic duet with Dolly Parton, “Islands in the Stream,” and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013. He has won three Grammy Awards, six Country Music Awards, and 13 American Music Awards.

Rogers did have to cancel his farewell tour in 2018 due to unspecified health issues.

Rogers also was the founder of the Kenny Rogers Roasters restaurant chain.

article topics :

Kenny Rogers, Ashish