Kenny Rogers Biography (Wikipedia)
Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame.
Though he has been most successful with country audiences, Rogers has charted more than 120 hit singles across various music genres, topped the country and pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks in the United States alone and has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time. On September 25, 2015, Rogers announced on NBC's Today Show that he was retiring from show business after a final tour to spend more time with his wife and twin boys.
Two of his albums, The Gambler and Kenny, are featured in the About.com poll of "The 200 Most Influential Country Albums Ever". He was voted the "Favorite Singer of All-Time" in a 1986 joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People. He has received numerous such awards as the AMAs, Grammys, ACMs and CMAs, as well as a lifetime achievement award for a career spanning six decades in 2003.
- Kenny Rogers - Glastonbury highlightshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01dhcwj.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01dhcwj.jpg2013-07-31T21:30:00.000ZHighlights of Kenny Rogers set on the Pyramid stage at Glastonbury 2013.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01dhcx7
Kenny Rogers - Glastonbury highlights
- Kenny Rogers talks to Jo Whiley at Glastonbury 2013https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01c48x2.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01c48x2.jpg2013-06-30T20:46:00.000ZKenny Rogers talks about playing at Glastonbury and his desire to be a tennis star.http://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01c48xp
Kenny Rogers talks to Jo Whiley at Glastonbury 2013
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