MCA Recording artist Vince Gill was just awarded his 22nd Grammy Award for his performance of “When My Amy Prays,” in the category of Best Country Solo Performance. Speaking from his home in Nashville, Gill commented, “No matter where someone is in their career, they just want to be heard. So I am very honored to have been chosen for this Grammy, particularly for this song.”
“When My Amy Prays” is from Gill’s critically-acclaimed album OKIE.
One of the most popular artists in modern country music, Vince Gill is famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing and warm, soaring tenor, all wrapped up in a quick and easy wit. In addition to his Grammy awards, Gill has won 18 CMA Awards, including Song of the Year four times – making him the most-awarded artist in that category in CMA history. He has been awarded the prestigious BMI Icon award and was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2007. He is also a member of the Grand Ole Opry. In August 2012, Gill was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Gill was invited to be a touring member of the Eagles in 2017.
Audio / VINCE GILL TALKS ABOUT HIS SONG, "WHEN MY AMY PRAYS."Download
Vince Gill (When My Amy Prays) OC: …give myself. :15
“To me the real beauty of that song is the light that I paint her in, obviously. But the, golly, how is the right way to say this? Maybe the emotion comes from the vulnerability that I give myself.”