The death of Kenny Rogers has broken the hearts of many.
Avril is among those who have been heartbroken.
Taking to Instagram, Avril revealed that Kenny was her late dad’s favourite musician.
She grew up listening to Kenny’s music.
“So many memories to my first vinyl records, Kenny Rogers, with my dad. My first love for music came from you. Dad, your favourite musician has come up to sing for you, just days before the anniversary of you leaving us a few years ago. Love you always my guardian angel. Angel Michael,” she wrote.
Kenny Roggers dominated the pop and country charts in the 1970s and 1980s with a string of sleekly tailored hits and won three Grammys.
“Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family,” a representative for the singer said in a statement.
His family through his twitter account announced his passing on saying;
“The Rogers family is sad to announce that Kenny Rogers passed away last night at 10:25PM at the age of 81. Rogers passed away peacefully at home from natural causes under the care of hospice and surrounded by his family.”
Others who mourned Kenny include;
Kenya’s country music lover Sir Elvis who wrote;