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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...

Kenny Rogers' Memoirs Touch On Phone Sex Scandals

Now a bonafide country music legend, Kenny Rogers has revealed that in the past he was much more rock and roll than you might expect, with his newly published memoirs exposing his bad boy past....

Kenny Rogers Is Estranged From First Child

Singer Kenny Rogers is estranged from his first child because he made an agreement with his ex-wife to stay out of her life.Janice Gordon fell pregnant the night Rogers lost his virginity when he was...

Kenny Rogers Dropped Cosmetic Surgery Chapter From His Book

Country legend Kenny Rogers told all about his cosmetic surgery in his new memoir, but was forced to cut the chapter by his publishers.The 74-year-old singer has gone under the knife several times over the...

Kenny Rogers Snubbed Alcohol After Watching Dad's Addiction Battle

Country music legend Kenny Rogers vowed to steer clear of booze throughout his life after witnessing his father struggle with alcoholism.The Gambler hitmaker is set to lift the lid on his life in a new...

Kenny Rogers Pulls Property From Auction For Private Sale

Country music veteran Kenny Rogers pulled his property in Georgia from a planned auction on Tuesday (26Jun12) after agreeing a private sale at the last minute.The legendary singer announced his plans to sell his famous...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Tributes Flood In For Robin Gibb

Stars have paid tribute to Bee Gees star Robin Gibb, who lost his battle with cancer last night (20.05.12).The music world has been rocked by the loss of the singer/ songwriter - who sold over...

Country Star Billy Currington Joins Idol Kenny Rogers Onstage In Nashville

Country icon Kenny Rogers made singer Billy Currington's lifelong dream come true on Wednesday (09May12) by inviting him onstage for a duet during his show in Nashville, Tennessee.The veteran Lady hitmaker was performing the first...

Stagecoach Festival Ends With Rousing Sheryl Crow Set

Sheryl Crow provided a rousing set for the final day of this year's Stagecoach Country Music Festival, last night (April 29, 2012). The 50 year old singer-songwriter proved that the festival's fans are open to...

Kenny Rogers Pays Moving Tribute To Dick Clark

Kenny Rogers battled through his grief following the death of his good friend Dick Clark on Wednesday (18Apr12) to pay tribute to the beloved TV personality on a U.S. news show.The veteran broadcaster, 82, passed...

Lionel Richie To Top Album Charts Amidst Tax Problems

Lionel Richie looks set to be greeted with another round of media quips about how he's likely to be "dancing on the ceiling" as his latest album continues to be a roaring success, with Billboard...

Country Music Superstars Team Up For Charity Single

Kind-hearted country music superstars Kenny Rogers, Leann Rimes, Reba Mcentire and Keith Urban have teamed up for a charity single.The singers have lent their voices to The Choice - featuring 18 of the genre's biggest...

Richie Wrote Lady Love Song In Studio Toilet

Singer/songwriter Lionel Richie completed Lady, the hit ballad he wrote for Kenny Rogers, in a studio restroom.The Three Times a Lady hitmaker pitched a snippet of the song to the country legend and told him...

Kenny Rogers To Join Lionel Richie At South By Southwest Showcase

Singer Kenny Rogers will join pal Lionel Richie onstage in Austin, Texas on Wednesday night (14Mar12) for a showcase concert to launch the soul man's country career.Richie will headline the Billboard gig at the South...

Garth Brooks Inducted Into Country Music Hall Of Fame

Garth Brooks has been added to the Country Music Hall of Fame.The 'Friends in Low Places' star - who has sold over 128 million albums - is one of three musicians to be added to...

Toto Head To Court For Digital Royalties

Rockers Toto are following Peter Frampton and Kenny Rogers' lead by suing over lost revenue from digital music sales.The Africa hitmakers have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for Southern New York claiming...

Kenny Rogers Suing Label Bosses

Country legend Kenny Rogers is taking his record label executives to court over an alleged breach of contract.The Gambler singer has filed a federal lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of Tennessee against Capitol Records...

The X Factor USA, Mr Nasty Returns On Rock Night

The X Factor Usa welcomed the return of Simon Cowell's nasty side on Wednesday's rock night show (16 November, 2011), with the music mogul ripping into a number of contestants for their mediocre performances.According to...

Kenny Rogers Writing Autobiography While He Can Remember The Past

Country music legend Kenny Rogers is set to write about his life in his first autobiography.The Coward of the County singer insists the timing of his memoir is perfect - because he fears he may...

Kenny Rogers Set For 50-Year Celebration

Kenny Rogers will celebrate 50 years as an entertainer with a television special tonight.Kenny Rogers, the American singer-songwriter, will be honoured in tonight's television special titled, "Kenny Rogers: The First 50 Years" to celebrate his...

Rogers: 'No More Plastic Surgery'

Country legend KENNY ROGERS has ruled out ever going under the knife again, insisting plastic surgery is too risky at the age of 72.The Lucille star has previously admitted to a little cosmetic help to...

Rogers Donates $10,000 To Australian Flood Fund

Country superstar KENNY ROGERS has kicked off his tour of Australia by donating $10,000 (£6,700) to the nation's flood relief fund.The Coward of the County singer has been left shocked by the images of flood...

Gwyneth Paltrow Performs Duet With Cee-lo Green

Gwyneth Paltrow, the 38-year-old American actress who is currently starring as a washed up musician in her new film 'Country Strong', hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend (15th January 2011) and performed a duet...

Rogers To Celebrate 50 Years In The Business With Tv Special

Country music legend KENNY ROGERS will celebrate his 50th anniversary as an entertainer with a star-studded TV special.The Gambler star's Islands In The Stream duet partner Dolly Parton, Alison Krauss and longtime pal Lionel Richie...

Rogers Refused To Star In Film

Country superstar KENNY ROGERS refused to appear in his forthcoming movie, as he's convinced he is too ill to appear on camera.The Islands In The Stream singer wrote the book Christmas In Canaan, which has...

Cyrus Stars In Idol Rogers' Christmas Movie

Singer-turned-actor BILLY RAY CYRUS has helped turn his hero KENNY ROGERS' screenwriting dreams into reality by signing up to star in the country icon's new Christmas TV drama.The Gambler star wrote the script for upcoming...

Country Stars Honoured

Legends including DOLLY PARTON, MERLE HAGGARD and KENNY ROGERS were honoured at a star-studded country music ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee on Tuesday night (22Sep09).Randy Travis, Hank Williams Jr. and the late Jerry Reed and Harlan...

Rogers Regrets Plastic Surgeries

Country superstar KENNY ROGERS regrets resorting to plastic surgery in a bid to stay young - insisting the invasive procedures took the "warmth" out of his eyes. The 70-year-old Islands In The Stream singer admits...

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