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Watch Rascal Flatts Honor Kenny Rogers With “Through the Years” on CMT TV Special

Watch Rascal Flatts Honor Kenny Rogers With “Through the Years” on CMT TV Special

CMT celebrated the life and career of Kenny Rogers, who passed away on March 20 at age 81, during the TV special, CMT Giants Kenny Rogers, on April 8. The tribute, which was hosted by Rita Wilson, featured virtual performances and interviews from Dolly Parton, Gavin DeGraw, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, Jennifer Nettles, Lady…MORE

AXS TV Salutes Kenny Rogers With Two Classic TV Concerts This Week

AXS TV Salutes Kenny Rogers With Two Classic TV Concerts This Week

AXS TV will salute Kenny Rogers, who passed away on March 20, by airing two classic TV concerts throughout the week: Kenny, Dolly & Willie: Something Inside So Strong Kenny and Dolly: Real Love 1989’s Kenny, Dolly & Willie: Something Inside So Strong features Kenny Rogers, Dolly Parton and Willie Nelson taking turns singing each…MORE

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers Tops Billboard Country Albums Chart for First Time in 34 Years

Kenny Rogers may be gone, but the country music icon is definitely not forgotten. One week after Kenny’s death on March 20, his 2018 album, The Best of Kenny Rogers: Through the Years, reached No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart. The 20-song offering moved 31,000 equivalent album units, according to Nielsen Music,…MORE

Watch Kix Brooks’ 2013 Interview With Kenny Rogers on “American Country Countdown”

Watch Kix Brooks’ 2013 Interview With Kenny Rogers on “American Country Countdown”

Country music legend Kenny Rogers, 81, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 20. In 2013, Kenny stopped by American Country Countdown to chat with host Kix Brooks about a number of topics, including early influences, friendship with Dolly Parton, having a “perfect” life, induction into the Country Music Hall of…MORE

Country Stars React to the Death of Kenny Rogers, Including Dolly, Reba, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood & More

Country Stars React to the Death of Kenny Rogers, Including Dolly, Reba, Blake Shelton, Keith Urban, Carrie Underwood & More

A number of country artists shared their sentiments regarding the death of country music legend Kenny Rogers, 81, who passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 20. Dolly Parton, Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Randy Travis, Tim McGraw, Oak Ridge Boys, Keith Urban, Charlie Daniels, Darius Rucker, Reba McEntire, Brad Paisley and…MORE

Kenny Rogers Dead at 81

Kenny Rogers Dead at 81

Singer, songwriter, actor, photographer, entrepreneur . . . Kenny Rogers, 81, passed away on March 20, according to a statement released by his family: “The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night [March 20] at 10:25 pm at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from…MORE

Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” Earns Historic Honor

Kenny Rogers’ “The Gambler” Earns Historic Honor

The Library of Congress added 25 titles to the National Recording Registry, including Kenny Rogers’ 1978 hit, “The Gambler,” which was penned by Don Schlitz. “The song was not written about gambling, it was written with a very personal look at life,” said Kenny, according to the Library of Congress. “To say I’m proud is…MORE

Top 15 Best-Selling  Country Albums of All Time, According to the RIAA

Top 15 Best-Selling Country Albums of All Time, According to the RIAA

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) is celebrating its 60th anniversary of honoring music’s best through its Gold and Platinum Awards Program. The RIAA trademarked the Gold record (500,000 units) and formalized the industry practice of presenting awards to artists for music sales achievements, including the Platinum Award (1 million), Multi-Platinum Award (2 million+)…MORE

Photo Gallery: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Was a Star-Studded Affair Featuring Dolly Parton, Lady Antebellum, Idina Menzel, Lionel Richie & More

Photo Gallery: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Was a Star-Studded Affair Featuring Dolly Parton, Lady Antebellum, Idina Menzel, Lionel Richie & More

A star-studded cast from all genres of music took the stage at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 25 to help Kenny Rogers ride off into the sunset after a 60-year career. The showcase, dubbed All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration, featured the final duet by Kenny and Dolly Parton, one of…MORE

Kenny Rogers to Be Inducted Into the Music City Walk of Fame

Kenny Rogers to Be Inducted Into the Music City Walk of Fame

Following in the footprints of country stars like Garth Brooks, Reba McEntire, Dolly Parton, Randy Travis and more, Kenny Rogers will be inducted into the Music City Walk of Fame on Oct. 24 at 1 p.m. The Music City Walk of Fame—created in 2006—is a tribute to artists of all genres who have contributed to…MORE

Through the Years

Through the Years

Happy 79th birthday to Kenny Rogers. The Country Music Hall of Fame member was born in Houston, Texas, on Aug. 21, 1938.MORE

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Sophomore Symphony

Sophomore Symphony

Russell Dickerson will release his sophomore album, Southern Symphony, on Dec. 4. The 10-song project features his recent No. 1 lead single, “Love You Like I Used To.” photo by TCD