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Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

Maddux, Glavine, Thomas lead Baseball Hall of Fame ballot

NEW YORK, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Pitchers Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine, with six Cy Young Awards between them, and two-time MVP Frank Thomas are new names on the Baseball Hall of Fame ballot.

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Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare up for CMA Hall of Fame honors

Kenny Rogers, Bobby Bare up for CMA Hall of Fame honors

NASHVILLE, April 10 (UPI) -- The Country Music Association says Bobby Bare, "Cowboy" Jack Clement and Kenny Rogers are to be inducted into Nashville's Country Music Hall of Fame.
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Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys to play Glastonbury

Rolling Stones, Arctic Monkeys to play Glastonbury

LONDON, March 28 (UPI) -- Arctic Monkeys, The Rolling Stones and Mumford & Sons are to be the headlining acts at the Glastonbury Festival in England on the last weekend in June.
Letterman reads 'Department Store Santa Pet Peeves' Top 10 list

Letterman reads 'Department Store Santa Pet Peeves' Top 10 list

NEW YORK, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- David Letterman has read the holiday-themed Top 10 "Department Store Santa Pet Peeves" list on "Late Show" in New York.

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Country stars line up for Lionel Richie special

Country stars line up for Lionel Richie special

LAS VEGAS, March 5 (UPI) -- Luke Bryan, Sara Evans, Tim McGraw and Jennifer Nettles have joined the lineup for "ACM Presents: Lionel Richie and Friends in Concert" in Las Vegas, CBS said.

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Lionel Richie returns to country roots

Lionel Richie returns to country roots

NASHVILLE, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Singer Lionel Richie says he's returning to his country roots with his new album "Tuskegee" featuring duets with some of country music's leading stars.
Cracker Barrel releases Rogers' gospel CD

Cracker Barrel releases Rogers' gospel CD

LEBANON, Tenn., March 8 (UPI) -- U.S. country music star Kenny Rogers has released "The Love of God," his first gospel album, Cracker Barrel Old Country Store announced.

Report: NCAA probing Newton recruitment

NEW YORK, Nov. 4 (UPI) -- The NCAA is investigating the recruitment of star Auburn quarterback Cam Newton, whose father denies alleged improprieties, The New York Times said Thursday.
Dallas Braden headed to 'Letterman'

Dallas Braden headed to 'Letterman'

NEW YORK, May 11 (UPI) -- Oakland's Dallas Braden, who pitched the 19th perfect game in major league history, will deliver a Top 10 list on "Late Show with David Letterman," CBS said.

MLB: Detroit at Chi. White Sox, ppd., rain

CHICAGO, Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Saturday's scheduled doubleheader between the White Sox and Detroit Tigers in Chicago was postponed by rain.
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Kenneth Donald "Kenny" Rogers (born August 21, 1938) is an American singer-songwriter, photographer, record producer, actor, and entrepreneur. Though he has been most successful with country audiences, he has charted more than 120 hit singles across various music genres and topping the country and pop album charts for more than 200 individual weeks in the United States alone.

Two of his albums, The Gambler and Kenny, are featured in the About.com poll of "The 200 Most Influential Country Albums Ever". He was voted the "Favorite Singer of All-Time" in a 1986 joint poll by readers of both USA Today and People. He has received such awards as the AMAs, Grammys, ACMs and CMAs, as well as a lifetime achievement award for a career spanning six decades in 2003.

Later success includes the 2006 album release, Water & Bridges, an across the board hit, that peaked at #5 in the Billboard Country Albums sales charts, also charting high in the Billboard 200. The first single from the album, "I Can't Unlove You," was also a chart hit. Remaining a popular entertainer around the world, the following year he completed a tour of the United Kingdom and the Ireland telling BBC Radio 2 DJ Steve Wright, his favorite hit was "The Gambler". He has also acted in a variety of movies and television shows, most notably the title roles in Kenny Rogers as The Gambler and the MacShayne series as well as his appearance on the Muppet Show.

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