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Kenny Rogers Postpones Oklahoma Concert For Second Time

The Gambler singer rescheduled a 28 January (16) performance at Tulsa's The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, because of a "minor illness", and now the new date on 7 April (16)...

Kenny Rogers Battling Illness

The Islands in the Stream singer, who announced he would retire from touring after one last trek, has postponed three dates and rescheduled them for later this year (16). Rogers, 77, scrapped...

Kenny Rogers To Receive Cmt Artist Of A Lifetime Honour

The Gambler star will retire from the road after his current Once Again It's Christmas Tour wraps up in the New Year (16), and now bosses at U.S. network CMT are helping him...

Kenny Rogers Getting Busy As Retirement Looms

A series of ailments prompted The Gambler singer to announce his retirement plans last year (14), but as he prepares to release a new festive album and tour to promote it, he's busier...

Kenny Rogers Is Retiring After A Farewell World Tour

Kenny Rogers has decided to call it a day with performing and plans to end his career on a high with a farewell tour. The 77-year-old country music icon announced the news on NBC’s Today...

Kenny Rogers Confirms Retirement

The Islands In The Stream hitmaker had already hinted he is ready to tone down his touring commitments by playing a number of "farewell" shows in countries including New Zealand, Australia and South...

Rosanne Cash Named Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum's 2015 Artist-in-residence

Johnny Cash's daughter will be feted for her contribution to American music and will perform three intimate concerts in September (15) in Nashville, Tennessee as part of her showcase year. In...

Kenny Rogers Planning Farewell Tour Of South Africa

The Islands in the Stream hitmaker, 76, has decided he will not return once he wraps up a trio of summer (15) dates in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The Farewell South Africa...

Kenny Rogers Plots Farewell Tour For Australia And New Zealand

Veteran crooner Kenny Rogers is preparing to say goodbye to fans Down Under with plans for a Farewell Tour early next year (15).The 76-year-old country singer, who hails from Texas, has decided he will no...

Dolly Parton Takes On The Als Ice Bucket Challenge

Country star Dolly Parton has become the latest star to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge after pal Kenny Rogers nominated her for the chilly charity task.The Jolene singer filmed herself bracing for a dousing,...

Diana Ross In Talks For Glastonbury

Diana Ross is in talks to perform at Glastonbury next year. The 70-year-old singer has entered negotiations about playing in the Sunday afternoon legends slot on the Pyramid Stage at the musical festival at Worthy...

Lionel Richie Wrote Lady On The Toilet

Lionel Richie wrote Kenny Rogers' hit song 'Lady' while he was on the toilet.The former Commodores singer penned the 1980 hit for Kenny, and the country legend has revealed Lionel went to the restroom for...

Kenny Rogers Recovering After Cancer Scare

Country music icon Kenny Rogers is recovering after undergoing surgery to remove a skin cancer growth from his face.The 75 year old took to his Instagram account on Wednesday (14May14) and posted a photo of...

Wynonna Judd Replaces Ill Kenny Rogers For Valentine's Day Concert

Singer Wynonna Judd has stepped in to replace fellow country star Kenny Rogers at his Valentine's Day weekend (begs 14Feb14) concerts after he fell ill.The Islands in the Stream hitmaker was due to perform with...

Kenny Rogers And Cowboy Jack Clement Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

Veteran singers Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare and the late Cowboy Jack Clement were the toast of Nashville, Tennessee on Sunday (27Oct13) as they were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.Barry Gibb, Kris Kristofferson...

Dolly Parton For Glastonbury Festival 2014?

Is legendary country star Dolly Parton in line for Glastonbury 2014? A suspicious gap in her UK June touring schedule suggests it could be a possibility.The 'Jolene' singer would make a wonderful addition to next...

Kenny Rogers Wants To Tour With Dolly Parton

Country singer Kenny Rogers is keen to go on tour with his longtime friend and collaborator Dolly Parton, but admits his crazy work schedule is too much for her.The musical duo have a new single...

Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton Reteam For New Track

Country stars Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton have reteamed in the studio for a new track.The couple hit the top of the charts with Islands in the Stream in 1983 and now Rogers and Parton...

Billy Dean Lands Lead Role In Kenny Rogers' Christmas Musical

Country star Billy Dean has landed the lead role in Kenny Rogers' hit festive musical The Toy Shoppe.Dean will star as the Toy Shoppe owner Hank Longley in the Christmas musical, written by Rogers and...

Glastonbury Stars Donate Shoes To Charity Auction

Stars who took to the stage during Britain's Glastonbury Festival, including Rita Ora, Kenny Rogers and Seasick Steve, have donated a pair of their shoes to raise funds for charity.The singers, alongside British rapper Professor...

Kenny Rogers Fooled Fans At Las Vegas Karaoke Bar

Country superstar Kenny Rogers once fooled fans in Las Vegas by impersonating himself at a karaoke bar.The singer pretended to be a Kenny Rogers look-a-like when he took to the stage with a Dolly Parton...

Kenny Rogers Learns From Early Parenting Mistakes

Singer Kenny Rogers is determined to witness his young sons' early years as he regrets missing so much of his older kids' childhoods due to his busy career.The Islands in the Stream hitmaker is dad...

Kenny Rogers Planning To Quit Touring Outside Of U.s.

Country music great Kenny Rogers is considering giving up touring outside of his native America to spend more time with his young boys.The Lady hitmaker, 74, admits he feels guilty whenever he leaves his fifth...

George Jones' Final Concert To Be A Tribute

George Jones' planned final show will now be a tribute concert in his memory.The country legend passed away aged 81 on April 26 before he could complete his farewell Grand Tour and his widow, Nancy,...

Kenny Rogers Is Among The Latest Additions To Country Hall Fame

The Country Music Hall of Fame has picked Kenny Rogers, “Cowboy” Jack Clement and Bobby Bare as the latest musicians to induct as members. The three musicians were named as the hall’s newest inductees at...

Country Stars Sign Up For Concert Cruise

Vince Gill, Kenny Rogers and Jo Dee Messina are among the stars preparing to set sail on a country concert cruise next year (14).Wade Hayes, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers and Patty Loveless will...

Kenny Rogers Raising Money For Hurricane Sandy And Sandy Hook Victims

Veteran entertainer Kenny Rogers is donating a portion of the proceeds from his New Jersey and Connecticut concerts to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy and the elementary school massacre.Rogers performed at Bergen Performing Arts...

Kenny Rogers Was Broke In His 50s

Kenny Rogers has revealed he was strapped for cash during his 50s.The veteran artist, whose smash hits include songs like Lady, Ruby, Coward of the County and The Gambler, amassed a fortune from concert ticket...

Kenny Rogers' In-laws Were Concerned About His Age Difference With Their Daughter

Kenny Rogers, the singer known for 'Lucille', apparently fell out with Wanda Miller's parents before they were engaged. When the couple began dating, their 28-year age difference allegedly raised concerns from her parents. Rogers was...

Kenny Rogers: 'All-day Drug Bender Scared Me To Death'

A 24-hour drug bender left country legend Kenny Rogers terrified.The Gambler singer has opened up about his drug use and abuse in new book Luck or Something Like it: A Memoir, and he reveals he...

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