Country Stars React to the Death of Kenny Rogers— “Rest in Peace My Friend”

Kenny Rogers death stars react to the loss

When news broke early Saturday morning (March 21) about the death of Kenny Rogers, country stars reacted with their own social media tributes and an outpouring of love. Dolly Parton, Kenny’s “Islands in the Stream” duet partner, woke up to the news and shared a video, remembering her friend. Reba shared a black and white … Read more

Dolly Parton Mourns the Loss of Friend Kenny Rogers— “My Heart is Broken”

Dolly Parton mourns death of duet partner and friend Kenny Rogers singing Islands in the Stream

Dolly Parton and Kenny Rogers go together like Peanut Butter and Jelly or Spaghetti and Meatballs, so it’s hard to imagine one without the other. When news broke early Saturday morning (March 21) of the death of Kenny Rogers, his “Islands in the Stream” duet partner and friend shared her love for the legendary singer. … Read more

Country Music Legend Kenny Rogers Dead at 81

Kenny Rogers dead from natural causes at age 81

Legendary singer Kenny Rogers, who made his mark on pop and country music, has passed away at the age of 81. In a press release, the Rogers family shared the news, saying that Kenny passed away from natural causes on March 20 at 10:25pm. The “Coward of the County” singer was surrounded by family while … Read more

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