Kenny Rogers passed away of natural causes at the age of 81. Let’s take a look at some moments from his amazing career which has spanned over five decades.
Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2013.
American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur Kenny Rogers with his wife Margo Anderson at Heathrow Airport, London, UK, 24th March 1970.
Portrait of singer Kenny Rogers and his wife, actress Marianne Gordon, prior to his concert tour around the country after arriving in Britain, November 7th 1977.
1987 : DOLLY PARTON AND KENNY ROGERS AT A PRESS CONFERENCE.
Actress Connie Britton, singer-songwriter Kenny Rogers, and Kimberly Schlapman of Little Big Town attend the 2015 "CMT Artists of the Year" at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on December 2, 2015 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Kenny Rogers and Kid Rock backstage on the set of CMT's recreation of "Thelma & Louise" with Taylor Swift and Shania Twain for CMT Music Awards airing on June 8, 2011 8pm EST on CMT Country Music TV.
Zac Brown is joined on stage by Kenny Rogers to perform "The Gambler" during the 2013 CMA Music Festival on June 6, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Dolly Parton and Honoree Kenny Rogers Backstage at the Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut.
Reba McEntire (L) and Kenny Rogers perform onstage during Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XX held at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on April 12, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.
Lionel Richie, Dolly Parton and Honoree Kenny Rogers Perform at Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years show at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods on April 10, 2010 in Ledyard Center, Connecticut.
Kenny Rogers presents singer Keith Urban with the Best Video of the Year Award onstage at the 2006 CMT Music Awards at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University April 10, 2006 in Nashville, Tennessee.
Blake Shelton, Recipient of Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award, Kenny Rogers with Singer/Songwriter Kellie Pickler, ACM Executive Director Bob Romeo, Singers and Songwriters Jamey Johnson and Miranda Lambert backstage during the second annual ACM Honors at Schermerhorn Symphony Center on September 22, 2009 in Nashville, Tennessee.