Kenny Rogers, country music legend whose music career spanned more than six decades, has tragically passed at the age of 81.
Kenny Rogers has entertained fans all over the world for decades.
via: Getty ImagesHe had 24 number-one hits and more than 50 million albums sold in the US alone.
News of the star's tragic passing was shared in a post on his verified Twitter account.
via: Getty ImagesThe 81-year-old passed away at 10:25 PM on the night of March 20th.
His family shared the news with Kenny's fans.
"Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family," the post read. Rest in peace, Kenny. It's in times like these that we're reminded how important it is to celebrate the lives of those who entertain us and warm our hearts with their music, art, acting, and sport. Let's take a look back at those we tragically lost last year.
The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers… https://t.co/RpEGa6yUbm— Kenny Rogers (@Kenny Rogers)1584770782.0