Amy Grant hospitalized in stable condition after bicycle accident in Nashville
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Singer Amy Grant was hospitalized following a bicycling incident in Nashville on Wednesday.
Grant, 61, was taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center, where she was treated for abrasions and cuts after falling on her bike while riding with a friend. A spokesperson for the “Baby Baby” singer told Fox News Digital that Grant was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.
A representative for Grant said she was in stable condition and spent the night in the hospital Wednesday as a precaution. She will spend the night again on Thursday for a closer look.
Grant’s biking accident comes two years after she underwent open-heart surgery to correct a heart condition she was born with but only recently discovered.
AMY GRANT UNDERGOES SURGERY TO FIX HEART CONDITION SHE HAD SINCE BIRTH, REP SAYS
The Christian singer was diagnosed with Abnormal Partial Pulmonary Venous Return, or PAPVR, which causes blood to flow incorrectly through the chambers of the heart. She confirmed her operation in June 2020.
“I think women tend to put their health on the back burner,” Grant said on “Good Morning America” in February of last year.
“It’s more like, ‘Oh, my kids, my grandkids, my job, my wife.’ All of those things and we need each other’s gift. So even if you’re like, ‘Oh, I don’t have anything on the radar’, have someone else check it out.”
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Earlier this month, Grant was named one of five recipients to receive the Kennedy Center Honors this year. She will be honored on December 4 on the stage of the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington, D.C.
Grant shared a statement with the Kennedy Center following his recognition.
“Never in my wildest dreams would I have imagined receiving this prestigious Kennedy Center Honors,” she said. “Over the years I have watched so many of my heroes being serenaded by colleagues and fellow artists, always moved by the ability of music and film to bring us together and see the best of each other. ‘other.
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“I look forward to celebrating with my fellow award winners, friends and family. Thank you for widening the circle to include us all,” she concluded.
Grant, who has been married to husband Vince Gill, 65, for more than 20 years, is a six-time Grammy winner with well-known crossover pop hits like ‘Baby, Baby’, ‘Every Heartbeat’ and ‘C’ is what love is”. For.” She has sold more than 30 million albums, including her five-time platinum-selling “Heart in Motion” in 1991, which introduced her to a wider pop audience.