Nashville, TN…. November 2, 2021 – Six-time Grammy-winner Amy Grant was officially inducted into The Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame last night as the Classes of 2020 and 2021 were officially honored during NaSHOF’s supersized 50th and 51st Anniversary Hall of Fame Gala. To honor her induction, Grant’s husband Vince Gill took the stage to perform her song “Breath of Heaven (Mary’s Song),” and NaSHOF member Gretchen Peters presented Grant.
Class of 2021 Pictured (l-r) are: NaSHOF Board Chair Sarah Cates, Inductees Rhett Akins, Toby Keith, Buddy Cannon, Amy Grant and John Scott Sherrill and NaSHOF Executive Director Mark Ford. Photo: Bev Moser
Also announced yesterday, Grant will join a star-studded line-up of fellow Icons Billy Ray Cyrus, Clay Walker, Pam Tillis, Sara & Olivia Evans, Steve Wariner, Tracy Lawrence and Wynonna for “CMT’s A TENNESSEE KIND OF CHRISTMAS.” Premiering Wednesday, December 8th at 9p/8c, the artists will share holiday traditions, personal memories and unforgettable performances of all-time favorite Christmas songs from numerous iconic venues and outdoor locations in and around Nashville. The CMT original special will re-air during CMT’s Christmas Week, running December 20-25; exact encore timing to be announced at a later date. For updates and more information, visit CMT.com.
Earlier this summer, Grant released the double disc, 30th anniversary editon of her iconic, 5x platinum album, Heart In Motion. She is currently on the last few weeks of a 42 city fall tour, performing songs that span her four-decade long career, including hits from Heart In Motion, to celebrate its milestone anniversary. In early December, Grant will do several Christmas shows with Michael W. Smith, followed by her and Gill’s annual Christmas at the Ryman Residency. For all tour details and information, please visit AmyGrant.com.