The singer’s family claims he died on Kenny Rogers’s verified Twitter account. He died on the evening of 20.3 (US time) due to old age at the Nursing Home in the city of Colbert, Georgia (USA) in the witness of the family. “Kenny Rogers has left an indelible mark on American music history. His songs fascinate music lovers and touch the lives of millions of people around the world, ”Keith Hagan, his media representative, told CNN.
Kenny Rogers has more than 120 singles, including many hit songs that once held the number one chart of countries music. During his career, Kenny Rogers sold more than 165 million records worldwide. He was voted “The Most Favorite Singer of All Time” in a 1986 poll by readers of both USA Today and People.
He has received many awards such as the American Music Awards (AMA), the National Music Association Award, the Grammy … and the Lifetime Achievement Award for his music career in 2003. Some of his hits: Lady, Lucille, We Got Tonight, Islands In The Stream, Through the Years … The famous song The Gambler composed in 1976 by him performed has inspired many television series.
“Country music has lost the great Kenny Rogers, who forever leaves a mark in the history of country music,” said the representative of the National Music Association.
According to a statement posted by Keith Hagan, the Kenny Rogers family is planning a private funeral because of concerns about the Covid-19 pandemic.