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Rogers has enjoyed great success during his storied career of five and a half decades. The enduring Country Music Hall of Fame member and pop superstar has endeared music lovers around the globe with his amazing songs, heartfelt performances, distinctive voice, gift for storytelling and universal appeal.
Rogers has played to millions of fans around the world, performing songs from his catalog of smash hits, including “The Gambler,” “Islands In The Stream,” “She Believes In Me,” “Lucille,” “Coward Of The County,” “Lady,” “Through The Years,” “Daytime Friends,” “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town,” “You Decorated My Life,” “We’ve Got Tonight,” and many more.
The first country artist to consistently sell out arenas, Rogers has played to millions of fans around the world and has charted a record within each of the last seven decades (’50s, ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, 2000’s, 2010’s). He has recorded 24 Number One hits and sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, making him one of the Top Ten Best Selling Male Solo Artists of All Time, according to the RIAA. Rogers has won many awards for his music and charity work, including three GRAMMY Awards, 19 American Music Awards, 11 People’s Choice Awards, eight Academy of Country Music Awards and six Country Music Association Awards, including the CMA Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 31 March 2015 21:25
HANK WILLIAMS JR., THE OAK RIDGE BOYS, RANDY TRAVIS, GEORGE JONES, KENNY ROGERS & DOLLY PARTON ALL PART OF NOW THAT'S WHAT I CALL ACM AWARDS 50 YEARS
NASHVILLE, TN (March 10, 2015) – The final song selections for NOW That’s What I Call ACM Awards 50 Years, the milestone anniversary collaboration between the Academy of Country Music and NOW That’s What I Call Music!, are being revealed in anticipation of the album’s release on Tuesday, March 31.
The collection of recordings will celebrate the ACM Awards’ 50-year history and will feature 2 discs as well as a digital collection of ACM award-winning songs. The first disc will feature recent contemporary hits while the second will include timeless classics.
The complete track listing for NOW That’s What I Call ACM Awards 50 Years includes:
DISC ONE (1990-2015)
Jason Aldean (with Luke Bryan & Eric Church) The Only Way I Know 2012
Lee Brice I Drive Your Truck 2012
Luke Bryan Country Girl (Shake It For Me) 2011
Blake Shelton Honey Bee 2011
Taylor Swift Mean 2010
Lady Antebellum Need You Now 2010
Miranda Lambert The House That Built Me 2009
Brad Paisley & Keith Urban Start A Band 2008
Reba & Kelly Clarkson Because of You 2007
George Strait Give It Away 2006
Carrie Underwood Jesus, Take the Wheel 2005
Tim McGraw Live Like You Were Dying 2004
Kenny Chesney The Good Stuff 2002
Lee Ann Womack I Hope You Dance 2000
Faith Hill This Kiss 1998
Alan Jackson Chattahoochee 1993
Brooks & Dunn Boot Scootin’ Boogie 1991
DISC TWO (1965-1989)
Clint Black Better Man 1989
Hank Williams Jr. There’s a Tear in My Beer 1989
Randy Travis Forever and Ever Amen 1987
The Highwaymen Highwayman 1985
The Judds Why Not Me 1984
Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers Islands in the Stream 1983
Willie Nelson Always on My Mind 1982
Alabama Love in the First Degree 1981
The Oak Ridge Boys Elvira 1981
David Frizzell & Shelly West You’re the Reason God Made Oklahoma 1980
George Jones He Stopped Loving Her Today 1980
Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Bros. All the Gold in California 1979
Don Williams Tulsa Time 1978
Glen Campbell Rhinestone Cowboy 1975
Charlie Rich Behind Closed Doors 1973
Loretta Lynn & Conway Twitty Lead Me On 1971
Merle Haggard Okie From Muskogee 1969
Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 March 2015 03:15
The band’s original lineup includes Rogers, Mike Settle, Terry Williams, Mary Miller, and Gene Lorenzo.
The First Edition was best-known for the singles “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In” (1967), and 1968′s “But You Know I Love You.” Later billed as Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, the group hit the Top 10 on the country charts with 1969′s “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town,” a tune penned by Mel Tillis.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015 16:50
Nashville, Tenn. (November 11, 2014) – GRAMMY Award-winning country superstar and contemporary music icon, Kenny Rogers, will return Down Under in January and February for his Farewell Down Under Tour, which will include his final concerts in Australia and New Zealand ever.
The tour will begin in Sydney on January 23, 2015; followed by shows across the country in Tamworth, Newcastle, Melbourne, Launceston, Gold Coast, Townsville, Perth and Adelaide; then a concert in Christchurch, New Zealand before concluding the tour in Hamilton, New Zealand, on February 15, 2015.
While the concerts scheduled in January and February 2015 will be Rogers’ final performances in Australia and New Zealand, the legendary vocalist will continue to tour in other parts of the world.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 11 November 2014 21:16
Nashville, Tenn. (September 30, 2014) – GRAMMY Award-winning Country Music Hall of Fame member Kenny Rogers will be performing holiday favorites and his classic hits across the U.S. and Canada when his 33rd Christmas tour – Christmas & Hits Through The Years with Special Guest Linda Davis - launches this November. The legendary Rogers will be joined by GRAMMY Award-winner Linda Davis on a festive 25-date run that begins November 12th in Niagara Falls, Ontario and wraps December 23rd in Westbury, New York.
Last Updated on Tuesday, 30 September 2014 17:32
AWARD-WINNING SINGER/SONGWRITER AND ACCLAIMED ACTOR KENNY ROGERS JOINS DAN RATHER TO TALK ABOUT HIS MULTI-FACETED CAREER AND PERSONAL SUCCESSES ON AXS TV'S 'THE BIG INTERVIEW,' TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 AT 8pE/5pP
In the hour-long interview, filmed on stage at Nashville’s Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum to commemorate the opening of the career-spanning exhibit, Kenny Rogers: Through The Years, Rather questions Rogers about his start in the music industry as a jazz musician and chronicles his path from that auspicious start to becoming a country music icon. Throughout the interview, Rogers provides heartfelt answers about his humble beginnings, his love for a good story in a song and fondly recalls his mother’s pearls of wisdom that he still follows today.
Last Updated on Friday, 19 September 2014 16:18