Vince Gill and Amy Grant’s daughter Corrina joined Gill onstage during her performance at the historic Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Thursday night (August 4), and she broke down in tears during an emotional rendition of her song in homage to her. mother, “When my Amy prays.”
Gill runs a 4-night run at the iconic venue, known as the Mother Church of Country Music, August 4-7. According to a Facebook post from a fan who was on hand for Thursday night’s performance, Gill ended the show by introducing Corrina, her only biological child shared with Grant.
She took the stage to sing his tribute to his wife, which he included on his 2019 album Okie. The song details the difference Gill perceives between his wife’s rock-solid Christian faith and his own struggles with her.
“All my life I’ve known Jesus / But that connection never came / And when my world was torn apart / I still couldn’t call his name / But when my Amy prays, when my Amy prays / That’s when I see his face,” Gill sings in the chorus.
In the fan-shot video below. Corrina begins the song before quickly being overwhelmed with emotion, her voice wavering as she begins to cry at the sentiment of the song.
“I’m like my dad,” she tells the audience before recovering to deliver a strong and emotionally resonant performance, changing the catchphrase to “when my mama prays.”
Grant is one of the most prominent contemporary Christian singers of her generation. She and Gill married in March 2000 and welcomed Corrina in March 2001. Both singers also have children from previous marriages.
In a 2021 interview with CMT, Gill explained that sometimes people misperceive his own view of faith because of his wife.
“While you might assume I’m something because I’m married to this very, very high profile Christian singer, my life isn’t quite like that,” he said. “To me, that’s a really good testament to the fact that we don’t all have to be the same to get along and like each other.”
Gill is back on stage after canceling several concert dates recently in response to Grant falling out while riding her bike in a Nashville-area park on July 27. She landed in the emergency room after the accident and she also postponed several upcoming concerts. take longer to heal.
Grant is among the artists slated to receive the Kennedy Center Honors later in 2022.
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