Kenny Rogers Dies At 81
Kenny Rogers, the country music star behind hits such as "The Gambler," "Lucille," and "Lady," died Friday night in his Georgia home, according to a statement posted by his family.
Rogers had 24 Number 1 hits and 6 CMA awards. He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013 and officially retired with a farewell concert in 2017.
His family said he passed peacefully at 10:25 p.m on March 20th, 2019 under hospice care. Kenny Rogers was 81 years old.
The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family. https://t.co/adxAgiMW2s pic.twitter.com/nggWiiotMT— Kenny Rogers (@_KennyRogers) March 21, 2020