Singer and actor Kenny Rogers was admitted to a hospital, where he was treated for dehydration, according to an announcement on his Twitter account. You can see the announcement below.
Crossover star Rogers, 80, retired from touring in 2017 after a 60-year career. He has been one of country music’s biggest stars, with a string of No. 1 country hits including “Lucille,” “The Gambler” and “Coward of the County.”
Earlier in his career, Rogers was the frontman of the First Edition, which scored pop hits with “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)” and “Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love to Town,” among others.
He later scored a series of crossover hits such as “We’ve Got Tonight,” a duet with Sheena Easton, and “Islands in the Stream,” sung with Dolly Parton. He has also starred in a series of TV movies based on the title character in his song “The Gambler.”