Kenny Rogers, a country music legend has died aged 81.

Full name, Kenneth Ray Rogers was an American singer, songwriter, actor, record producer, and entrepreneur.

His family confirmed in a statement that Rogers diedat his home in Sandy Springs, Georgia on Friday night

‘The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family’

Rogers was a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame and retired in 2017 after six decades of his career.

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He is known for hits like The Gambler, Lucille, and Lady.

Kenny leaves behind a wife, Wanda Miller and five kids. He has previously been married four times.