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Kasem, American Top 40 DJ, dies at 82

Posted: June 16, 2014 at 3:35 a.m.

Casey Kasem accepts a radio icon award during the Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas in this Oct. 27, 2003, file photo. Kasem died Sunday at the age of 82.

Casey Kasem accepts a radio icon award during the Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas in this Oct. 27, 2003, file photo. Kasem died Sunday at the age of 82.

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.

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