KENNY ROGERS: CMT Giants Tonight

CMT Giants - Kenny Rogers: A Benefit for MusiCaresairs tonight (Wednesday) at 8 p.m. [ET] on CMT.

Hosted by Rita Wilson, the special will celebrate the life and music of Kenny through stories and songs from his friends including Dolly Parton, Gavin DeGraw, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, Jennifer Nettles, Lady Antebellum, Lionel Richie, Michael McDonald, Randy Houser, Rascal Flatts, Vince Gill, songwriter Don Schlitz (who wrote "The Gambler") andKim Carnes (who duetted with him on "Don't Fall in Love With a Dreamer").

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