The ‘Queen of Christian Pop’, Amy Lee Grant has entertained millions around the world with her soulful voice and chart breaking music. The singer-songwriter has released several platinum selling albums that have won her numerous awards including six Grammys. Amy is all set to enthrall fans once again with her rocking live performances this season. The musician will be touring several cities in the US, performing live at major venues and concert halls such as the Palace Theatre, South Shore Music Circus, Greek Theatre, Bakersfield Fox Theater and San Jose Civic Auditorium amongst others. The audience can witness the award winning singer live on stage by getting Amy Grant tickets.
Born in Augusta, Georgia, Amy began her musical career in 1976 with the song ‘Mountain Man’. The song led her towards signing a deal with the Word Records just before her sixteenth birthday. In 1978, she released her eponymous debut album that peaked at number twelve position on the Billboard Top Inspirational Albums chart. The album also comprised hit chart breaking singles ‘Beautiful Music’, ‘What A Difference You’ve Made’ and ‘Old Man’s Rubble’. The success of the album brought Amy under the limelight and she quickly became a new Christian music sensation during the late seventies. Her second album ‘My Father’s Eyes’ was again a success due to chart topping single ‘Father’s Eyes’ as well as Top 10 hit ‘Faith Walkin’ People’. The album also won a Grammy Award nomination for ‘Best Gospel Performance’ in 1978.
In 1982, Amy released a breakthrough album ‘Age to Age’. The album was a hit, selling millions of copies worldwide. It became the first ever Christian album to be certified gold status as well as the first ever to reach platinum in the US. ‘Age to Age’ scored five star ratings from major publications including Allmusic. It topped the Billboard Inspirational Albums chart as well as the Contemporary Christian Albums chart. The fist single ‘Sing Your Praise to the Lord’ also topped the Adult Contemporary –Christian Radio rankings. With the success of chart topping albums ‘Age to Age’ and ‘Straight Ahead’, Amy became the most popular Christian contemporary artist of that time. In 1985, she released another studio album ‘Unguarded’ that catapulted her popularity in the mainstream music scene.
Amy’s most successful album ‘Heart in Motion’ was released in 1991. The album broke high on worldwide charts as well as topped the Christian Albums chart in the US. It was certified five times platinum in the US, platinum in Canada and gold in UK. It comprised hit Christian songs as well as non-Christian tracks that topped several charts in the US. Overall, Amy has released fourteen studio albums, four compilation albums, three live albums and over seventy singles. She has bagged numerous awards including twenty five Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, Summit Award, Academy of Achievement Award, Junior Chamber of Commerce Award and six Grammy Awards. She has been inducted into the Christian Music Hall of Fame, GMA Gospel Music Hall of Fame and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Apart from singing, Amy has ventured into several other fields including films and television, and has also authored several books. She continues to fascinate her fans with her immense talent and dynamic personality. With sales of over thirty million albums worldwide, Amy is the best selling Christian contemporary musician of all time. Her live performances attract thousands from around the world. Amy will be touring throughout the US in support of her latest album ‘How Mercy Looks From Here’. The fans can catch the artist live by grabbing Amy Grant tickets and be a part of an uplifting musical experience.
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