Sad and shocking news as country icon, Kenny Rogers has died at the age of 81.
Rogers died Friday night surrounded by his family and under hospice care.
Kenny had 24 No. 1 hits and was a Country Music Hall of Fame member.
His family is planning a small private service due the concern of COVID-19 according to the statement. The family said a larger celebration of life would happen at a later date.
The family announced that he died of natural causes.
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. https://t.co/adxAgiMW2s pic.twitter.com/nggWiiotMT
— Kenny Rogers (@_KennyRogers) March 21, 2020
R.I.P. to one of the best.
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