NASHVILLE, Tenn (December 9, 2013) – Is the third time a charm for Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton? Kenny & Dolly received their third joint Grammy nomination on Friday night, December 6th for “You Can't Make Old Friends” for Best Country Duo/Group Performance. The song is featured on Rogers’ latest Warner Bros. album of the same name.
The nomination is the third for Kenny & Dolly as a duo. They were previously nominated for Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group in 1984 for “Islands In The Stream,” and then again in 1986 for Best Country Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group for “Real Love.”
Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 December 2013 15:21
Premiering Monday, December 9, 9:00 p.m./ET
NASHVILLE, TN. (December 3, 2013) -- “I have a fantasy,” Kenny Rogers says to Dolly Parton in Kenny & Dolly: An Intimate Conversation, premiering Monday, December 9, 9:00 p.m./ET on Great American Country. “I want to come see you when you’re in sweat pants and tennis shoes.” “Maybe in another life,” Parton responds in reference to the fact that she’s never seen without the make-up, hair and clothing her fans expect.
The humorous and insightful exchange between friends is one of many revealed as two music icons come together in this momentous TV event – only on Great American Country. “To bring viewers a truly unique and remarkable chat between these amazing artists is incredible in and of itself,” said Suzanne Gordon, vice president of programming for Great American Country. “What makes this even more personal is that it isn’t moderated. You have these performers who transcend genre and category, who are larger-than-life figures in American pop culture, just sitting together and having a conversation. It’s really special.”
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 03:05
Nashville, TN – December 2, 2013 – ZUUS Country is celebrating the beloved music icon, Kenny Rogers, with a special one-hour tribute to the living legend airing on December 2nd at 7:00 PM. Kenny Rogers: Through the Years will take viewers on a musical journey through the life and times of the country legend and pay homage to five decades of influence and success leading up to his 2013 induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame and Lifetime Achievement Award honor given by the Country Music Association. This special is complemented by an expertly curated channel on ZUUS.com dedicated to Kenny Rogers, featuring his catalog of music videos and exclusive footage.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 December 2013 13:26
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (November 15, 2013) – The legendary Kenny Rogers, the newest member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, will perform holiday favorites and his classic hits across the U.S. and Canada when his 32nd Christmas tour –Christmas & Hits Through The Years with Special Guest Linda Davis. Widely known for spreading holiday cheer with his festive Christmas & Hits shows, Rogers will be joined this year by Grammy Award-winner Linda Davis on a 24-date run that begins November 27th in Montreal, Quebec and wraps December 22nd in Champaign, Illinois.
Last Updated on Monday, 18 November 2013 16:00
KENNY ROGERS TO RECEIVE WILLIE NELSON LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN STAR-STUDDED TRIBUTE DURING “THE 47TH ANNUAL CMA AWARDS” AIRING WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6 ON THE ABC TELEVISION NETWORK
Rogers will be honored with a star-studded tribute featuring performances by Jennifer Nettles, Rascal Flatts, and Darius Rucker.
“Kenny Rogers is a living legend and Country Music trailblazer,” said Ed Hardy, President of the CMA Board of Directors. “He is more than deserving of this honor and what is sure to be a stellar tribute. He represents everything that this Award was intended to recognize when we initiated it last year with Willie.”
Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 October 2013 16:07
KENNY ROGERS' NEW CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED ALBUM YOU CAN'T MAKE OLD FRIENDS DEBUTS AT #9 ON THE BILLBOARD COUNTRY CHART
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (October 16, 2013) – Legendary music icon Kenny Rogers has just landed his 22nd Top 10 Country album with the Billboard debut of You Can't Make Old Friends at #9 via Warner Bros. Records.
The album reunites the multiple Grammy Award-winner with long-time friend and collaborator, Dolly Parton, for a brand new duet on the title track, “You Can’t Make Old Friends,” and accompanying music video. The bold 11-track recording, highlighted by Rogers’ fresh takes on a diverse array of musical styles including country, soul, folk, rock and even zydeco, is receiving widespread critical acclaim.
Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 October 2013 20:30