Singer Michael Ray talks about Kenny Rogers' influence on his life. It was Kenny's music that inspired Michael to pursue his dreams. The Kenny Rogers song "Just Dropped In" plays as Michael makes his way around Nashville in a Ram truck, driving from the Grand Ole Opry to lower Broadway. Michael declares that Kenny Rogers was a CMT artist of a lifetime. The 2015 CMT Artists of the Year airs Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 8 p.m.