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Kenny Rogers
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Kenny Rogers, concert, Chumash Casino Resort hall, Santa Ynez, California, September 27, 2006.
Date personale
Nume la naștere Kenneth Donald Rogers[1]
Născut (79 de ani)
Houston, SUA Modificați la Wikidata
Căsătorit cu Marianne Gordon[*] () Modificați la Wikidata
Cetățenie Flag of the United States.svg SUA Modificați la Wikidata
Ocupație Singer-songwriter, actor, record producer, entrepreneur, author
Activitate
Origine Houston, Texas, United States
Gen muzical Country, pop, adult contemporary, soft rock, rock (with The First Edition), jazz (with The Bobby Doyle Trio)
Instrument(e) Vocals, guitar, bass guitar, harmonica, fiddle
Ani de activitate 1958–present
Case de discuri Cue, Carlton, Mercury, United Artists, Giant/Reprise Records, Atlantic, Curb, Dreamcatcher, Capitol Nashville, WEA, Warner Bros. Records
Colaborare cu The Scholars, The Bobby Doyle Trio, The New Christy Minstrels, The First Edition, Glen Campbell, Dolly Parton, Reba McEntire, Dottie West, Juice Newton, Sheena Easton, the Bee Gees, Barry Gibb, Kim Carnes, Ronnie Milsap, James Ingram, David Foster, Lionel Richie, Whitney Duncan, Don Henley, USA for Africa, Live Aid, Kellie Pickler, Brad Paisley, Jennifer Nettles, Wynonna Judd
Premii Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance[*]
Favorite Country Single[*]
American Music Award for Favorite Country Album[*]
Favorite Country Male Artist[*]
Grammy Award for Best Male Country Vocal Performance[*]
American Music Award for Favorite Country Album[*]
Favorite Country Male Artist[*]
Favorite Country Single[*]
American Music Award for Favorite Country Album[*]
Favorite Country Male Artist[*]
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist[*]
Favorite Pop/Rock Album[*]
American Music Award for Favorite Country Album[*]
Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
Favorite Country Single[*]
Favorite Country Male Artist[*]
American Music Award of Merit[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
Favorite Country Single[*]
American Music Award for Favorite Country Album[*]
Favorite Country Male Artist[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
Grammy Award for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
People's Choice Award for Favorite Country Artist[*]
Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award[*]
Horatio Alger Award[*]  Modificați la Wikidata
Prezență online

Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers[1] (născut la 21 august 1938) este un cantautor și producător de muzică din Statele Unite ale Americii. Este membru al cunoscutei Country Music Hall of Fame. [2]

Deși Kenny Rogers este mai ales cunoscut diferitelor audiențe iubitoare de muzică country, de-a lungul timpului, artistul a fost prezent în varii clasamente, având succes în diferite genuri muzicale, „punctând” cu 120 de melodii de succes, fiind prezent în clasamente de muzică country și pop timp de peste 200 de săptămâni individuale (doar în Statele Unite) și vânzând peste 100 de milioane de înregistrări în întreaga lume, performanță care l-a situat pe un loc foarte onorant pe lista celor mai bine vânduți muzicieni ai tuturor timpurilor. [3]


Viață personală[modificare | modificare sursă]

Kenneth Donald Rogers s-a născut în Houston, Texas, la data de 21 august 1938, ca cel de-al patrulea din cei opt copii [4] ai lui Lucille Lois (născută Hester; 1910 - 1991), de meserie soră medicală, [4] și a lui Edward Floyd Rogers (1904 - 1975), de meserie tâmplar. [5][6]

Căsătorii[modificare | modificare sursă]

  • Wanda Miller, 1 iunie 1997 – prezent, doi copii;
  • Marianne Gordon, 1 octombrie 1977 – 1993, divorțat, un copil;
  • Margo Anderson, octombrie 1964 – 1976, divorțat, un copil;
  • Jean Rogers, octombrie 1960 – 1963, divorțat;
  • Janice Gordon, 15 mai 1958 – aprilie 1960, divorțat; un copil [7].

Carieră[modificare | modificare sursă]

Carieră timpurie[modificare | modificare sursă]

Cariera sa muzicală a început la mijlocul anilor 1950 când a cântat și a înregistrat melodii, în genul muzical cunoscut ca rockabilly, cu un grup numit The Scholars, având un oarecare succes cu o melodie întitulată "Poor Little Doggie."

Carieră de soloist[modificare | modificare sursă]

Rogers performing at the University of Houston in 1981

După anii 1990[modificare | modificare sursă]

Kenny Rogers in 2004

Actor[modificare | modificare sursă]

Fotograf[modificare | modificare sursă]

Kenny Rogers afirma că fotografia fusese singura sa obsesie, înainte de a se transforma în pasiune. A publicat două volume de fotografii, America lui Kenny Rogers ( (în original, Kenny Rogers' America, 1986) și Prietenii voștri și ai mei (în original, Your Friends and Mine, 1987). [8]

Discografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

Filmografie[modificare | modificare sursă]

An Titlu Rol Note
1973 Saga of Sonora Balladeer TV movie
1975 The Dream Makers Earl TV movie
1980 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler Brady Hawkes First "The Gambler" TV movie
1981 The Coward Of The County Uncle Matthew TV movie
1982 Six Pack Brewster Baker
1983 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler: The Adventure Continues Brady Hawkes Second "The Gambler" TV movie
1985 Wild Horses Matt Cooper TV movie
1987 Kenny Rogers as The Gambler, Part III: The Legend Continues Brady Hawkes Third "The Gambler" TV movie
1990 Christmas in America Frank Morgan TV movie
1991 The Gambler Returns: The Luck of the Draw Brady Hawkes Fourth "The Gambler" TV movie
1993 Rio Diablo Quentin Leech TV movie
1994 MacShayne: Winner Takes All John J. 'Jack' MacShayne TV movie
1994 MacShayne: The Final Roll of the Dice John J. 'Jack' MacShayne Brady Hawkes Fifth "The Gambler" TV movie

Premii și onoruri[modificare | modificare sursă]

An Premiu Categorie
2013 Country Music Association Awards Willie Nelson Lifetime Achievement Award [1]
2013 Country Music Hall of Fame Inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame [2]
2010 American Eagle Award American Eagle Award[9]
2009 ACM Honors Cliffie Stone Pioneer Award[10] (w/ Jerry Reed, Randy Travis, Hank Williams Jr.)
2007 ASCAP Golden Note Award ASCAP Golden Note Award[11]
2007 CMT Music Awards Album of the Year — Water & Bridges
2005 CMT Music Awards Favorite All Time Country Duet — "Islands In the Stream" (w/ Dolly Parton)
2004 CMT's 100 Greatest Cheating Songs "Ruby Don't Take Your Love to Town" — No. 6
2003 International Entertainment Buyers Association Lifetime Achievement Award
2003 CMT's 100 Greatest Country Songs "The Gambler" — No. 26
2002 CMT's 40 Greatest Men of Country Music Ranking — No. 19
2000 TNN Music Awards Career Achievement Award
1999 BBC's Greatest Country Singer Ranking — No. 2
1988 Grammy Awards Best Duo Country Vocal Performance — "Make No Mistake She's Mine" (w/ Ronnie Milsap)
1986 USA Today Favorite Singer of All Time
1985 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album — Eyes That See In the Dark
1985 American Music Awards Favorite Male Country Artist
1983 Academy of Country Music Awards Single of the Year — "Islands In the Stream" (w/ Dolly Parton)
1983 Academy of Country Music Awards Top Vocal Duet — (w/ Dolly Parton)
1983 American Music Awards Favorite Pop/Rock Country Artist
1983 American Music Awards Favorite Country Single — "Love Will Turn You Around"
1983 ASAP Awards Favorite Single — "Islands In the Stream" (w/ Dolly Parton)
1982 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album — Greatest Hits
1981 American Music Awards Favorite Pop/Rock Male Artist
1981 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album — The Gambler
1981 American Music Awards Favorite Country Single — "Coward of the County"
1980 American Music Awards Favorite Male Country Artist
1980 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album — The Gambler
1980 Music City News Country Single of the Year
1979 American Music Awards Favorite Male Country Artist
1979 American Music Awards Favorite Country Album — 10 Years of Gold
1979 Country Music Association Awards Male Vocalist of the Year
1979 Country Music Association Awards Vocal Duo of the Year — (w/ Dottie West)
1979 Country Music Association Awards Album of the Year — The Gambler
1979 Music City News Country Male Artist of the Year
1979 Music City News Country Single of the Year — "The Gambler"
1979 Grammy Awards Best Male Country Vocal Performance — "The Gambler"
1978 American Music Awards Favorite Single — "Lucille"
1978 Country Music Association Awards Vocal Duo of the Year — (w/ Dottie West)
1978 Academy of Country Music Awards Entertainer of the Year
1978 Academy of Country Music Awards Top Male Vocalist
1977 Country Music Association Awards Single of the Year — "Lucille"
1977 Academy of Country Music Awards Top Male Vocalist
1977 Academy of Country Music Awards Single of the Year — "Lucille"
1977 Academy of Country Music Awards Song of the Year — "Lucille"
1977 Grammy Awards Best Male Country Vocal Performance — "Lucille"

Case de discuri[modificare | modificare sursă]

Lista de mai jos cuprinde a serie de case de discuri cu care Kenny Rogers a colaborat.

  • Cue (1957, with the band The Scholars and also as a solo singer)
  • Carlton (1958, solo deal)
  • KenLee (one single, label owned by Rogers and his brother Lelan)
  • Columbia (1960s, with jazz combo, The Bobby Doyle Three)
  • Reprise (1967, with The First Edition, all material recorded during this time has since been acquired by Universal Music)
  • Jolly Rogers (1973, with The First Edition, label was owned by Rogers)
  • United Artists (1975, solo deal)
  • Liberty (1980, United Artists merged into EMI/Capitol in 1980; some pressings of albums were issued on Capitol's imprint labels, EMI, EMI America, and EMI Manhattan.)
  • RCA Nashville (1983, solo deal)
  • Reprise (1989, solo deal)
  • Giant (1993, one solo album)
  • Atlantic (1994, one solo album)
  • onQ Music (1996, one solo album; onQ Music was created by the QVC Network to release exclusive albums for sale only on QVC. The first onQ release was Rogers' Vote for Love, a two-disc set that would later become available in standard retail stores.)
  • Magnatone (1996, solo deal)
  • Dreamcatcher (1998, solo deal; Dreamcatcher was owned and run by Rogers and Jim Mazza for the purpose of releasing Rogers albums and certain reissues of Rogers' catalog. Other artists such as Marshall Dyllon and Randy Dorman were released on Dreamcatcher Records, also. The label closed in 2004)
  • Capitol Nashville (2004, solo deal)

Alte articole[modificare | modificare sursă]

Referințe[modificare | modificare sursă]

  1. ^ a b per A&E Biography special
  2. ^ CMT.com Staff (). „Country Hall of Fame Elects Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare, Jack Clement”. CMT News. cmt.com. Accesat în . 
  3. ^ Coulter, Barry (). „Kenny Rogers touches down in Cranbrook this week”. Cranbrook Daily Townsman. Accesat în . 
  4. ^ a b „Kenny Rogers: "Luck Or Something Like It: A Memoir" | The Diane Rehm Show from WAMU and NPR”. The Diane Rehm Show. . Accesat în . 
  5. ^ „Kenny Rogers Biography”. Filmreference.com. Accesat în . 
  6. ^ Rogers, Kenny. „Luck or Something Like It”. NPR. Accesat în . 
  7. ^ Kenny Rogers pe Internet Movie Database
  8. ^ Mario Tarradell, "Kenny Rogers is enthusiastic about his 50th anniversary special", The Dallas Morning News (July 16, 2010).
  9. ^ „National Music Council”. Musiccouncil.org. Accesat în . 
  10. ^ September 23, 2009; Written by Edward Morris (). „CMT News”. Cmt.com. Accesat în . 
  11. ^ „ASCAP”. ASCAP. . Accesat în . 

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