Kenny Rogers Dies at 81
Country music legend Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81. On March 20, 2020, Rogers died under hospice care at his home from natural causes, a representative for the singer said in a statement. Due to the national COVID-19 emergency, the family is planning a small private service at this time with a public memorial planned for a later date. Rogers was born the fourth of eight children on August 21, 1938, in Houston, Texas. Rogers' final concert in Nashville took place on October 25, 2017, at the Bridgestone Arena He was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame. Two of his albums, The Gambler and Kenny, were featured in the About.com poll of "The 200 Most Influential Country Albums Ever".