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Official Statement Released on Behalf of Kenny Rogers Following Hospitalization

Our thoughts are with Kenny Rogers and his family after learning that the country music legend has been admitted to a Georgia hospital. A post shared on Twitter and Instagram stated: “Due to recent wild misinformation and speculation from several media outlets, we are issuing the following statement on behalf of Kenny Rogers: Kenny was … Read more

Carrie Underwood and Jimmy Fallon’s Duet of “Islands in the Stream” is the Greatest Ever

There are few songs more iconic (or better for a karaoke duet) than Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s 1983 hit, “Islands in the Stream”— and Jimmy Fallon and Carrie Underwood are here to prove it. After Carrie appeared on “The Tonight Show,” she and Jimmy headed to New York’s Central Park to perform the classic … Read more

“A Series Of Health Challenges” Forces Kenny Rogers To Cancel All Future Tour Dates

Kenny Rogers has cancelled all of his remaining 2018 tour dates due to a “series of health challenges.” Rogers expects a full recovery from these challenges but, at his doctors’ advice, will retire from touring to recuperate. The announcement was made through Harrah’s Cherokee Casino’s Twitter account. SHOW CANCELLED: @_KennyRogers has been working through a series of health … Read more

Watch Kenny Rogers and Kellie Pickler Sing “Islands in the Stream” Together

In a recent episode of “Pickler & Ben,” Kellie had the chance to take on the role of Dolly Parton as she sang “Islands in the Stream” with Kenny Rogers himself. Kellie was adorably nervous and excited about it, opening up with, “I’m no Dolly, but I’m gonna try!” Personally, I think she did a … Read more

Here’s Kenny Rogers Almost Hitting Dolly Parton in the Head During Final “Islands in the Stream” Performance

Kenny Rogers’ farewell concert, All in For the Gambler, inside Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena was an all-star tribute to an all-star, all-lifetime entertainer. Of all of the names on the bill for the evening, no name was bigger than the final performer and one of Rogers’ closest friends– Dolly Parton. Her appearance wasn’t a surprise, but … Read more

Kenny Rogers Says Farewell With Star-Studded Celebration And Monumental Mic Drop

Kenny Rogers made the announcement of his retirement in 2015 and embarked on a farewell tour that took him through 2017. The “Coward of the County” singer celebrated his farwell Wednesday night (Oct. 25) at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville. The event, dubbed “All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers Farewell Concert Celebration,” featured performances … Read more

Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton Perform “Islands In The Stream” Live For The Final Time

It was a star-studded celebration to top all celebrations as country’s finest said goodbye to Kenny Rogers during the “All for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration” at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena Wednesday night (Oct. 25). Kenny, who has notched numerous hits in his six decades of music, including “The Gambler,” “Lady,” “Islands In The … Read more

Chris Stapleton’s Tribute Performance of “The Gambler” for Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Was Perfection

You know what the worst saying in the world is? “That guy could sing the phonebook and make it sound good.” It took me many years, but I think that saying could definitely be applied to Chris Stapleton. The man can sing no wrong note and he can do no wrong, whether he’s singing an … Read more

Kenny Rogers To Get Star On Music City Walk of Fame

“Coward of The County,” “Lady,” “Lucille,” She Believes in Me,” “Islands In The Stream” and “The Gambler” are just a few of the mega-hits by country legend Kenny Rogers. So it’s no surprise that the 79-year-old singer is being honored with his own star on the Music City Walk of Fame. “Kenny Rogers is one … Read more

Jimmy Fallon and Miley Cyrus Recreated Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton’s Classic “Islands In The Steam” and It’s Just What the World Needed to See

If you haven’t taken a deep dive into the musical friendship of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton lately– you’re really missing out. The iconic pair was nominated for a CMA Award together as recently as 2013 for their duet “You Can’t Make Old Friends.” Last winter, Kenny and Dolly reunited during the Smoky Mountains Rise … Read more

Kenny Rogers Will Perform With Dolly Parton for the Final Time at His Farewell Celebration

Kenny Rogers is taking his final bow. The legendary country singer is retiring after 60 years in the business. To say goodbye, Kenny hosting “All in for the Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration,” at Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on Oct. 25, 2017. The event will include his final performance with Dolly Parton, his duet partner … Read more

LBT’s Kimberly Schlapman Has Only Taken Two Shots of Tequila in Her Life, But They Were With Kenny Rogers and Matthew McConaughey

During a recent game of Never Have I Ever with Little Big Town, we learned a lot about the foursome. We learned even more after they had to answer a few questions and had to keep drinking. Our favorite question was, “have you ever taken the stage after a few too many drinks.” The entire … Read more