Kenny Rogers, country Music legend dies at 81

Kenny Rogers, legendary American vocalist and country music maestro has died from natural causes, his family has announced.

According to his family, in a statement on Saturday that the 81yr old three-time Grammy winner “passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family.”

The Houston-born performer with the husky voice and silver beard sold tens of millions of records, won three Grammys and was the star of TV movies, making him a superstar in the `70s and ’80s.

Rogers invested his time and money in a lot of other endeavors over his career, including a passion for photography that led to several books, as well as an autobiography, “Making It With Music.” He had a chain of restaurants called “Kenny Rogers Roasters.”

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