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Country Music Hall of Famers Kenny Rogers and Kris Kristofferson are being honored by their home state with the Texas Medal of Arts awards.

The awards celebrate artists and entertainers from around the Lone Star State who embody the unique Texan culture and spread it around the world. The awards will be handed out February 21st and 22nd at a two-day event held at the University of Texas in Austin.


Rogers will be lauded with the Lifetime Achievement Award for a career that has made him one of the most successful crossover country stars in history, thanks to his signature song "The Gambler" and his duet with Dolly Parton, "Islands in the Stream."


Kristofferson will accept the show's Multimedia Award for his work as a singer, songwriter and actor. Kristofferson's movie roles include the Blade films and A Star Is Born with Barbra Streisand.

Rogers and Kristofferson joining a list of past honorees that includes Texas heroes Willie Nelson, ZZ Top, Clint Black and Lyle Lovett.

Other recipients this year include actresses Janine Turner and Jaclyn Smith, singer Yolanda Adams and journalist Scott Pelley.

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Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire, Alison Krauss, Hank Williams Jr., Chris Stapleton, Alabama, Michael W. Smith & Others Set To Perform


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Dolly Parton, Kenny Rogers, Reba McEntire, Alison Krauss, Hank Williams Jr., Chris Stapleton, Alabama, Michael W. Smith & Others Set To Perform


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KENNY ROGERS ANNOUNCES HIS 35th ANNUAL AND FINAL CHRISTMAS & HITS TOUR

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KENNY ROGERS ANNOUNCES FIRST SET OF FINAL WORLD TOUR DATES 

 

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Kenny's 34th annual Christmas tour -- Once Again It's Christmas featuring Linda Davis -- launches tomorrow night in Niagara Falls, Ontario. The 32-date Christmas & Hits tour has become a holiday tradition. In addition to performances of his ...

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Copies of Kenny's brand new Christmas CD, ONCE AGAIN IT'S CHRISTMAS, & concert VIP bundles are available now at www.kennyrogers.com for Kenny's #‎Once Again It's Christmas Tour (beginning Nov. 11)!

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Kenny's new festive Christmas studio album, ONCE AGAIN IT'S CHRISTMAS, featuring guest stars Alison Krauss, Jennifer Nettles, Home Free, Jim Brickman, and Winfield's Locket [plus The Time Jumpers including Vince Gill on the Cracker Barrel exclusive ...

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Kenny Rogers inducted long-time friends and tour mates the Oak Ridge Boys into the Country Music Hall of Fame during the Country Music Hall of Fame 2015 Medallion Ceremony this evening (Oct. 25) in Nashville, Tenn.
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Dollywood Concert Series Raises over $635,000 for The Imagination Library

PIGEON FORGE, Tenn. (September 30, 2015) – Dolly Parton’s long time friend and duet partner Kenny Rogers returned to Dollywood this past weekend to help raise ...

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