Country legend Kenny Rogers, singer of a string of massive hits like The Gambler and Islands In The Stream has passed away, his family confirmed in a statement this morning.
"Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family," the statement reads.
"Rogers, with twenty-four number-one hits, was a Country Music Hall of Fame member, six-time CMA Awards winner, three-time GRAMMY® Award winner, recipient of the CMA Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013, CMT Artist of a Lifetime Award honoree in 2015 and has been voted the "Favorite Singer of All Time" in a joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People."
"The family is planning a small private service at this time out of concern for the national COVID-19 emergency.
"They look forward to celebrating Kenny’s life publicly with his friends and fans at a later date."