Popular love songs by American singer Kenny Rogers include “You Decorated My Life,” "Lady" and “Islands In The Stream.” As of 2015, Rogers, who has released more than 65 albums, is one of the best-selling music artists of all time, with over 165 million records sold worldwide.Continue Reading
Rogers released the romantic ballad “You Decorated My Life” in November 1979. The song, written by Debbie Hupp and Bob Morrison, reached No. 7 on the Hot 100 Billboard chart. It also won the 1979 Grammy Award for Best Country Song.
In 1980, Rogers had a No. 1 hit with the song “Lady,” released on the album “Kenny Rogers' Greatest Hits.” The song was written and produced by Lionel Richie. It spent one week on the Hot Country Singles chart and is listed at No. 47 on the Billboard All-Time Top 100 chart.
In 1983, Rogers released the country love song, “Islands in the Stream,” as a duet with Dolly Parton. It topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart, the country and contemporary singles charts, and was certified Platinum after selling more than two million copies in the United States. Barry Gibb of the Bee Gees originally wrote “Islands in the Stream” as an R&B song for Marvin Gaye before rearranging it for Rogers.Learn more about Art & Literature