Amy Grant

Submitted by on Sep 11, 2015

Amy Grant), If you want to know the story of Amy Grant (Amy Grant), all you need to do – is to listen to her songs. From the first time as soon as she took up the guitar and sang his school friends to a recorded album, which has won numerous awards, Amy always found a way to share music with their lives. And in the process it has become not only an idol of Christian music (and could, by the way, get a lot of money promoting this genre), but it is also one of the most famous personalities in pop music. Music has always been part of her life. Amy is now recalls thrill when she sang at their family church on holy days, and later, as a teenager, to realize their musical talents with young people in school and church. By the way, one of the first performances took place in the chapel for her friends. The event was important to Amy, as revealed not only her musical talent, but also a true gift to be on par with their peers. From that day on it was characterized as an artist, genre model, and good spirit seeker. Over the next 25 years, none of these names disappear. Amy Grant) Also, Amy Grant (Amy Grant) a true daughter of Nashville, she was born in Ogante, Georgia in 1960. Amy was still a child when the family returned to Nashville. The youngest of four daughters Amy and her sister (Mimi, Kathy and Carol) grew up in a privileged house with a strong family loyalty and strong religious faith. In the church, she taught hymns and stories, which later will inspire her. While studying at the prestigious private schools in Nashville, the creative impulses are reflected when Amy began to indulge in songwriting and performances. The star of “found”As in Hollywood history, a breakthrough in the music of Amy took place when she was temporarily wiped floors and demagnetizing cassette Nashville studio. Her friend, the producer Brown Bennister, allowed her to use the studio and propagate the tape of her music, which she wanted to give to his family. Word Records company Produced by Word Records company heard the music, and he was looking for talent in Nashville, he felt that”found it”and gave her a tape to listen to his companions via phone. Seventeen girl signed almost immediately. AMY GRANT» Amy’s first album «AMY GRANT» has presented the world a new face and voice – a young woman with an infectious faith and consuming the soul. Contemporary Christian music was still uncertain aspect of evangelical music, hymns and provocative musical movement of Jesus, but nevertheless it is a new trend could combine all these three elements. AMY GRANT» Album «AMY GRANT» became a hit. And this was the same woman who released it. Amy soon realized that traveling to other cities and acts in churches, camps and schools, at festivals. In her musical career were other albums.”FATHER’S EYES», NEVER ALONE».”FATHER’S EYES», released in 1979, introduced her composer Gary Chapman, then followed by the opening of the tour for her album “NEVER ALONE». Gary and Amy got married in 1982. live (Degarmo Key Two versions of the album live (by the way, the second was recorded with the popular evangelical rock band Degarmo and Key as a back-vocal group) marked its departure from the style of folk songwriting to a sharp pop-rock category. However, for students it did not matter. Christian music has grown. Amy Grant was the leader, and the fans followed behind her. Setting the standard 1982 AGE TO AGE». AGE TO AGE» Dove Awards Age To Age» Sing Your Praise to the Lord,”El Shaddai”is the year of issue of the so-called business card Amy Grant – Album”AGE TO AGE». The record company promoted the production of both albums, and it has yielded results. «AGE TO AGE» won first prize Dove Awards in the categories”Contemporary Album of the Year”and”Artist of the Year”, plus the Grammy for best evangelical speech.”Age To Age »was the album that introduced the song”Sing Your Praise to the Lord,”and”El Shaddai”in the church book of hymns and gave the opportunity to go to Amy in her first major tour . STRAIGHT AHEAD», Dove Angels”Grammy Awards. Amy Grant) The success of this album will provide a quick turnover of follow-up album”STRAIGHT AHEAD», which brought a large sell-album awards Radio # 1, Dove and Grammy, including the display of the album’s hit”Angels”in the national broadcast Grammy Awards. This was the first time for Christian music, and certainly not the last time Amy Grant (Amy Grant) arranges a stir. In 1985, Christian Music has enormous power, but it was still the inner world. Amy Grant) Presented Amy Grant (Amy Grant) and a new concept. Some early followers of Jesus musical movement tried to make their music in a wide range of listeners. But they tried to use the platform to present their faith in music. Amy Grant) Amy Grant (Amy Grant) was different. It was indeed firmly surrounded by evangelical world and was ready to carry his message to the outside world. “UNGUARDED» – UNGUARDED» – the album as a way to move toward his dream. It also marked the beginning of tension between those who thought about the album as “the sale of the gospel,”and those who believe in the desire to Amy give your heart, music and faith to people, who will listen to him. Breaking stereotypes And it is really so mean. “UNGUARDED» Find a Way”MTV. Billboard, UNGUARDED» opened the doors of which Christian musicians could only dream of before. Her first single,”Find a Way”played on the radio and shown on MTV. The album rose to Billboard, and Amy went public a maze of possibilities, ranging from morning toxin show, late-night talk shows, afternoon entertainment programs to its own Christmas sales. LEAD ME ON». UNGUARDED», LEAD ME ON» In his personal life, Amy was the mother on the birth of Matthew Harrison in 1967 when recording her next album”LEAD ME ON». Album accurately reflect the new changes in her life. Unmistakable folk influences and perfect the vulnerability of the lyrics highlighted the departure of «UNGUARDED», but album seemed a natural progression for this wonderful and creative artist. By the way, “LEAD ME ON» is considered one of the most critically acclaimed albums. HEART IN MOTION» – Baby, Baby”Billboard. MTV Amy Grant) It was followed by”HEART IN MOTION» – multi-platinum album, Amy did a famous pop star, and “Baby, Baby”was the first single, which won first place in the chart Billboard. Video on MTV again caused controversy among fans who thought that Amy It sells faith. Maybe it was far from the truth, but Amy did not allow criticism to rule over it. Its popularity grew as well as opportunities. Amy Grant (Amy Grant) put Christian music on the card, and only she could save her there. HOUSE OF LOVE». Two years later, after the birth of her second daughter Sarah Cannon, Amy came fourteenth album”HOUSE OF LOVE». The album was a hit – a duet with superstar Vince Gill. The album went double platinum. Light love songs, mixed with straight songs of devotion to God in the pop processing It turned out to be the winning goal. The most difficult time Amy Grant) Three years later, the life of Amy Grant (Amy Grant) has changed. BEHIND THE EYES» Amy Grant) Its fifteenth album “BEHIND THE EYES» caused a wave of criticism. Fans and critics have noticed the “dark side”Amy Grant (Amy Grant) and her music, and motives impending divorce are reflected in the lyrics. The album featured the natural tranquility with which Amy implement their life in the music, but for many the news of divorce served as a pretext for gossip and speculation. Amy foreseen the storm and decided to take a timeout to get used to the change. About two years Amy did not come to the studio. Continued holiday tradition They say God loves a trinity. Amy Grant) CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER» TENNESSEE CHRISTMAS.”HOME FOR CHRISTMAS», Breath of Heaven”Also for Amy Grant (Amy Grant) output of the third collection of Christmas music”CHRISTMAS TO REMEMBER» in 1999, was a continuation of traditions. For the first time she did it in 1983 with the release of”TENNESSEE CHRISTMAS.”After 7 years replaced by the”HOME FOR CHRISTMAS », and calling and elegant”Breath of Heaven”introduced a special, different, festive classics in the repertoire. Amy Grant) TENNESSEE CHRISTMAS – In 1993, together with the native Nashville Symphony, Amy Grant (Amy Grant) started its annual tradition – TENNESSEE CHRISTMAS – live performance with music, nostalgia, friends and the spirit of the season. This kind of event helps to earn money for many charitable organizations that support Amy. It was also in 1999 when Amy first performed on television. Christmas to Remember, A Song from the Heart. She organized not only its television network Christmas to Remember, but participated in the removal of the film A Song from the Heart. In the film, Amy played a blind music teacher looking for love and eventually her finders. Amy Grant) In my life, Amy Grant (Amy Grant) did the same. In March 2000, Amy Grant married Vince Gill, and a year later the family was the completion of – the daughter Corrina Grant Gill. Celebrating the return of Today, Amy happily given to maternity and comfortable lives in the house with his family. Approaching the 25th anniversary of his artistic career, Amy Grant took a circle. LEGACY HYMNS & FAITH» 2002 Album «LEGACY HYMNS & FAITH» 2002 returned to music and Amy faith to its roots. A collection of favorite hymns (and a few new tunes written) makes a nostalgic look at the songs. They are, according to Amy, formed from it that which it is today, and the truth, which she keeps in her heart. Produced by an old friend of the producer Brown Bennisterom with Vince Gill, music turned mixture of Americana, folk motives Blue Gras (Music of South America, played the violin) and gospel. Critics call it a departure from the style, but in fact it is the return of Amy. Amy Grant home again. And happy. These songs were the soundtrack to her own life. Simple Things” Amy was looking forward to the album”Simple Things”in 2003, on which she worked for three years. Value wait for him? Argue that, yes. Emotional, truthful songs, brilliant record, arrange, careening through musical instruments and settled in the heart of an acoustic guitar – every detail of the seventeenth album proves its high standards. Simple Things» Happy”Beautiful». What helped”Simple Things» to go through the whole range? From the personal to the global, from the joy in”Happy”to the passionate duet with Vince in”Beautiful». «Simple Things», Simple Things», is probably the most intimate glimpse into the heart Amy. After the Fire,”– Songs, produced by Keith Thomas Brown Bennisterom, Wayne Kirkpatrick, rushing through the storm and sunrises until it finds rest in”After the Fire,”- this is a brief overview of what we can hear on the disc – a simple, soft, quiet triumph. best of” Greatest Hits 1986-2004 (A&M/UTV/UMe». Come Be With Me,”, Keb’ Mo’ Faith Hill’s “This Kiss”) The Water,” In autumn 2004, she released her collection of”best of”Greatest Hits 1986-2004 (A & M / UTV / UMe ». It includes two new entries”Come Be With Me,”, co-written with Keb ‘Mo’ and Beth Nielsen Chapman (Faith Hill’s”This Kiss”) and “The Water,”co-written with her husband Vince th Gill with electric guitar. Rock of Ages.” Sweet Will of God», “Abide With Me,” “Joyful, Joyful,” “I Surrender All,” Rock of Ages». In May 2005, Amy releases disk hymn”Rock of Ages.”The new album includes a few classic anthems such as”Sweet Will of God», “Abide With Me,””Joyful, Joyful,””I Surrender All,”as well as a duet with Vince – the title track to the album”Rock of Ages». Three Wishes” NBC. Today, after 25-year spread their music around the world, Amy is and TV series “Three Wishes” on channel NBC. In this series come true wishes of the people of America as well as hopes and dreams. It seems so long ago, a young girl from Nashville picked up a guitar, and felt that she has something to tell the world. Today, Amy Grant will tell you that to do what she loved. But those who have been touched by her music, realize that it is a bit wrong. She shared her life, music and faith – and so, thanks to a truly graceful and vulnerable spirit, captured thousands into their world. Such is the story of Amy Grant.
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