Amy Grant is a singer-songwriter, media personality, author, musician and also an actress. She was born in the year 1960 and she is a contemporary Christian music performer. She had a successful crossover from the pop music and she is being referred to as the Queen of Christian Pop. Since 2009, she had sold over 30 million albums in the entire world.
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Amy Grant is known to be a great granddaughter of the Philanthropist A. M Burton who is the founder of life and the Casualty Company, WLAC-TV and Life and Casualty Tower and WLAC radio and his wife Lillie Burton. Amy Grant acknowledges that the Burtons influenced her greatly when it comes to her music and she started as a common member of the Ashwood Church of Christ of Nashville. She started to sing when she was a teenager and she gained the fame in the Christian music in the year 1980s and had the hits like Angels and E Shaddai. In the mid-1980s, she started to broaden the audience and afterwards she became the first CCM to make the crossover to start singing in the mainstream pop on the heels and she had many successful albums like Lead Me On and Unguarded.
Amy Grant was able to have the first hit song on the Billboard Hot 100 when he was in the duet with Peter Cetera for the song called The Next Time I Fall. The Heart in Motion became her bestselling album up to now and it topped Billboard Christian Album chart for over 32 weeks. The album sold 5 million copies in United States and it had her second song that became No 1 called baby baby. Her fourth album is called age to age released in 1982 and it can be accessed on youtube, Amy Grant got Grammy Awards six times, she was able to win the Gospel Music Association Dove Awards twenty two times, and her first Christian album that went Platinum. She is honored in Hollywood Walk of Fame of 2005 because of contributing to entertainment industry.
Amy Grant was born in Georgia in the city of Augusta and she is the youngest in the family of four sisters. The family moved to live in Tennessee in the year 1967. She went to Furman University, the place where she did the first paid concert when she opened for Gene Cotton. She was married and her husband is Gary Chapman and they had 3 children. Afterwards, she said that because of irreconcilable differences, they divorced. She then married Vince Gill who was also from his first marriage to Janis Oliver. They have got a daughter.
Amy Grant had always been in the controversy taking into account how she moved from Christian community to be worldly and sexy and about her divorce and remarrying. Her net worth is estimated to be over 55 million dollars.
Last Modified: Apr 7, 2020