Singer-songwriter Amy Grant, also known as “The Queen of Christian Pop,” suffered a health scare in early 2022. Some, but not all, pulmonary blood vessels are attached to the wrong place in the heart,” according to the Mayo Clinic. “The first piece of good news is that I am completely asymptomatic,” Grant shared at the time, adding that she would “take care of the condition as it is ‘recoverable’ [her] Heart” instead of “Concerts and Camping Trips” this summer.
Also in conversation with “Good morning Americain February for American Heart Month, Grant emphasized the importance of women prioritizing their overall health. “My own birth defect was an invading killer and I had no idea … Even if you’re like, ‘Oh, I don’t have anything on my radar,’ just let someone else check,” Grant mused. After her open-heart surgery was successful in June, Grant then took to Instagram to update fans that her “recovery really felt like a miracle.” Grant hospitalized again.
Amy Grant is stable after her bike accident
After falling while biking with a friend, Amy Grant was rushed to Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee on July 27, a spokesman told Page Six. Grant, who was wearing a helmet at the time, was treated for cuts and abrasions and is now in stable condition. However, the “Baby Baby” singer will play it safe and stay in the hospital overnight for observation.
Grant’s husband, country music star Vince Gill, who has been touring all summer, canceled all upcoming shows following his wife’s hospitalization, Country Now reported July 28. Grant shares daughter Corrina with Gill and is also a mother to her three children with ex-husband Gary Chapman, Matthew, Gloria and Sarah.
Her family has much to celebrate once Grant’s recovery is safe and complete. The singer will be honored as one of this year’s five recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors on December 4, with the ceremony taking place on the stage of the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, DC, per Christianity Today. The award will make Grant the first modern Christian act to receive this honor.