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Nov
19

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Kenny Rogers to Receive CMT Artist of a Lifetime on Dec 2nd; Releases New Video With Home Free

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CMT has announced that legendary country superstar Kenny Rogers will receive the prestigious “Artist of a Lifetime” award presented by Ram Trucks during the sixth annual “CMT Artists of the Year,” the definitive year-end party, live from Schermerhorn Symphony Center in Nashville on Wednesday, December 2 at 8pm ET/PT. Rogers is only the second recipient of the award with Merle Haggard receiving the inaugural honor in 2014.

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Nov
8

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The Night Country Got Its Soul Back: Chris Stapleton & Justin Timberlake Resurrect Country’s Great Rhythm & Blues Legacy

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“Sing it,” you could hear someone shout from the bandstand urging Chris Stapleton on during “Tennessee Whiskey.”

“Break it down one more time,” Justin Timberlake commanded the rhythm section during “Drink You Away.”

It was the night Chris Stapleton and Justin Timberlake took Nashville to church at the Country Music Association Awards. The two pretty much upended the formula of country pop and made Jason Aldean with his pyrotechnics and Florida Georgia Line, trying hard to be coiffed, seem downright silly. As Nashville producer Buddy Cannon said later on Facebook, “the pendulum swings.” It only took about eight minutes for it happen.

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Oct
2

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Kenny Rogers Raises $60,000 for Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library

September 27, 2015 Pigeon Forge, Tn. Kenny Rogers Kenny Rogers Performs at the Celebrity Theater at Dollywood © Curtis Hilbun / AFF-USA.COM

September 27, 2015 Pigeon Forge, Tn.
Kenny Rogers Performs at the Celebrity Theater at Dollywood
© Curtis Hilbun / AFF-USA.COM

Dollywood Concert Series Raises over $635,000
for The Imagination Library.

Dolly Parton’s long time friend and duet partner Kenny Rogers returned to Dollywood this past weekend to help raise money and awareness for her Imagination Library, a book gifting program for kids from birth to age five. Just days after announcing his retirement on the TODAY show, Kenny sang to a sold-out crowd, giving everyone a night to remember at Dollywood’s D.P. Celebrity Theatre. Fans from around the world made their way to Pigeon Forge for a chance to see “The Gambler” performing songs from his treasure chest of mega hits in an intimate setting.

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Sep
28

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Kenny Rogers ‘Once Again It’s Christmas’ – Album Review

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Kenny Rogers, 77, recently announced that he will be retiring from touring after a farewell run. The legend has had a career that has spanned over 50 years, racking up countless achievements, hits, and awards. This sad news came while Rogers promotes his new Christmas album, Once Again It’s Christmas. This is Rogers’ first new Christmas album in 17 years. Rogers has earned the “King of Christmas” moniker, having embarked on an annual Christmas tour (Christmas & Hits Tour) for the last 34 years. Taking all this into consideration, it’s only fitting that Kenny Rogers’ last tour be to support a Christmas album.

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Aug
27

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Kenny Rogers Announces ‘Once Again It’s Christmas’ Tour; Album Due September 25

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GRAMMY® Award-winning Country Music Hall of Fame member and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, Kenny Rogers, will release his first new Christmas album in seventeen years on September 25th via Warner Bros./Warner Music Nashville. Titled Once Again It’s Christmas, the festive set is Rogers’ first Christmas release since Christmas From The Heart (1998), and his sixth Christmas release overall. Since the release of his first-ever Christmas album, Christmas, in 1981, Rogers has embarked on an annual Christmas & Hits Tour, which continues this winter as the Once Again It’s Christmas Tour featuring Linda Davis.

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Jul
14

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Kenny Rogers To Release First Christmas Album In Seventeen Years

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Once Again It’s Christmas Out This Fall
On Warner Music Nashville / Warner Bros.

While summer is only a few weeks old in the northern hemisphere, it’s important to remember that there are only 165 shopping days left until Christmas!

Country Music Hall of Fame member and one of the best-selling music artists of all time, Kenny Rogers, will be releasing his first new Christmas album in seventeen years via Warner Music Nashville / Warner Bros. this fall. Titled Once Again It’s Christmas, the festive set will be Rogers’ first Christmas release since 1998’s Christmas From The Heart and his sixth Christmas release overall.
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Apr
7

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Kenny Rogers To Embark On Farewell South Africa Tour In June

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GRAMMY Award-winning country superstar and music icon Kenny Rogers will be returning to South Africa for the final time, performing his Farewell South Africa Tour in Johannesburg on June 15, 2015 and June 16, 2015 at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City and in Cape Town on June 18, 2015 at the Grand Arena, GrandWest, Big Concerts has announced.  Kenny will be supported by special guest regional country legends “Big Daddy” Lance James, “Queen of Country” Barbara Ray, “Midnight Cowboy” Clive Bruce and  “The Killer” Tommy Dell.

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Nov
20

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Kenny Rogers Announces Farewell Down Under Tour

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ROGERS TO PERFORM IN AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND
FOR THE LAST TIME EVER IN JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2015

GRAMMY Award-winning country superstar and contemporary music icon, Kenny Rogers, will return Down Under in January and February for his Farewell DownUnder Tour, which will include his final concerts in Australia and New Zealand ever.

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