Kenny Rogers death, Kenny Rogers cause of death and what happened is the major talk the country music industry at the moment.
NewsOne Nigeria reports that Kenny Rogers, a country music legend has passed away. He died at the age of 81 years.
Kenny Rogers Cause Of Death
Kenny Rogers passed away on Friday night, March 20 from natural causes, his family announced in a statement on the micro-blogging site, Twitter on Saturday, March 21.
How Kenny Rogers Died
The statement reads as thus; “The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25 PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family.
“In a career that spanned more than six decades, Kenny Rogers left an indelible mark on the history of American music. His songs have endeared music lovers and touched the lives of millions around the world. Chart-topping hits like “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Islands In The Stream,” “Lucille,” “She Believes In Me,” and “Through the Years” are just a handful of Kenny Rogers’ songs that have inspired generations of artists and fans alike.
“Rogers, with twenty-four number-one hits, was a Country Music Hall of Fame member, six-time CMA Awards winner, three-time GRAMMY® Award winner, recipient of the CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013, CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award honoree in 2015 and has been voted the “Favorite Singer of All Time” in a joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People.
“The family is planning a small private service at this time out of concern for the national COVID-19 emergency. They look forward to celebrating Kenny’s life publicly with his friends and fans at a later date,” the statement added.
Kenny Rogers career
Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton file image. Credit: Jim Steinfeldt/Getty Images
NewsOne Nigeria reports that Kenny Roger, a singer and songwriter, rose to fame in the late 1950s, working alongside jazz singer Bobby Doyle. During his long and successful career, Rogers had a total of 24 number one hits and won three Grammy awards. He topped the charts during the 1970s and 1980s but was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013.