Whether it was "The Gambler" or "Islands In The Stream", a duet with Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers was a beloved singer.

He passed away at his home last night in Georgia of natural causes. Kenny Rogers was 81.

Rogers was an entertainer for decades, and whether it was the country chart or the pop chart, Rogers had hits throughout the years including "Lucille" and "Lady".

He was a Grammy winner who was extremely popular during the 70's and 80's, and he sold tens of millions of records.

He even was a singer who was featured in several movies throughout the 70's and 80's, and many people knew of his far ranging career.

Kenny Rogers was born in Houston, Texas.