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.

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.