Legendary nation singer Kenny Rogers passes away at 81; household plans non-public service amid coronavirus disaster

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Kenny Rogers passes away at 81& 

Popular American nation singer Kenny Rogers has handed away final night time. He was 81. The Rogers household issued an official assertion saying the loss of life of the legendary singer. “Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,” the assertion learn. 

The veteran nation artiste has collaborated with numerous singers over time and had a profession that spanned greater than six many years. He is without doubt one of the hottest names within the historical past of American music.

With hits like The Gambler, Islands In The Stream, Coward Of The Country, Lucille, The Greatest Gift Of All and Evening Star, the singer peaked a number of charts throughout his profession. He has gained three Grammy awards and dominated the nation charts through the 1970s and 1980s. 

He was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013 and, that very same 12 months, acquired a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Country Music Association.

As per the official assertion, the household has deliberate for a small non-public service in honour of the singer because of coronavirus emergency. 

The legendary singer is most well-known of his collaborations with Dolly Parton, because the duo sang the basic, Islands In The Stream. Earlier this month, Rogers reminisced concerning the day he, together with a number of well-known artistes, recoded the enduring tune, We Are The World, which additionally featured Micheal Jackson. The musical group was known as U.S.A. for Africa. 

In his tweet, the late singer had written, “‘We Are The World.’ A special experience I loved 35 years ago & think of often. The first night of recording studio tracks (1/22/85) took place at my Lion Share Recording Studio in L.A. This original sheet music belongs to Ken Kragen, who managed me then & organized the event.”

Rogers acquired his first Grammy in 1977 for Lucille after which his second in 1979 for The Gambler and the third in 1988 for a duo efficiency with Ronnie Milsap for the tune, Make No Mistake She’s Mine.

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