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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

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

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

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

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

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

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