7 Things You Likely Didn’t Know About Kenny Rogers

5. “We Are The World” Was Recorded At His Studio

You may have known that Kenny was one of the dozens of artists that sang on the charity single, “We Are the World.” In all of music history, less than 30 physical singles have sold 10 million copies or more. “We Are the World” is one of those singles.

But we bet you didn’t know that Kenny owned the building that “We Are the World” was recorded in! In 1981, Kenny bought an old ABC Dunhill building in Los Angeles and converted it into a recording studio. A few years later, some of the world’s most talented artists gathered in that exact building to record “We Are the World,” and history was made.