Country music legend Kenny Rogers is dead

American singer, Kenny Rogers, is dead. The country musician died at age 81, BBC reported.

Mr Rogers topped pop and country charts during the 1970s and 1980s, and won three Grammy awards.

The singer’s family announced his death on Rogers’ verified Twitter account, saying he died Friday night from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by family.

A family representative said he “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes”

Mr Rogers was known for his husky voice and ballads including The Gambler, Lucille, and Coward Of The County, his career spanned more than six decades.

He was also one of the musicians who sang in the popular “We are the world”.

He recorded lots of songs that topped the chart, some of which were, “Lady”, “Lucillie” “She believes in me” among many others.

Mr Rogers is a keen businessman who led several ventures over the years, mainly in property and the restaurant sector.

He also acted in several movies and TV shows, including starring as a race car driver in the 1982 movie Six Pack.

He was married five times and had five children.

 

 

 

 

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2 Responses to “Country music legend Kenny Rogers is dead”

  1. Oh my world, if you love someone you will do everything and you will do all the crazy things… we love you

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