Why Famous: A country music icon with 120 hit singles across various music genres and three Grammy awards.
Kenny Rogers dominated the country and pop album charts during the 1970s and 1980s spending more than 200 individual weeks on top of those charts in the United States alone.
In all Rogers sold over 120 million records worldwide, making him one of the highest-selling artists of all time.
- 1997-06-01 Grammy Award-winning singer Kenny Rogers (59) weds Wanda Miller (31) at his ranch in Athens, Georgia
- 1967-07-11 Kenny Rogers forms 1st Edition
- 1978-04-12 13th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Crystal Gayle win
- 1979-05-02 14th Academy of Country Music Awards: Kenny Rogers and Barbara Mandrell win
- 1979-10-08 13th Country Music Association Award: Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers & Barbara Mandrell wins
- 1981-01-30 8th American Music Awards: Barbra Streisand & Kenny Rogers win
- 1982-01-25 9th American Music Awards: Pat Benatar & Kenny Rogers win