Nashville, Tenn. (August 19, 2014) – Six-time GRAMMY® winner Amy Grant pumps life into many of her classic hits with her first remix album – In Motion: The Remixes – available now. The remixed version of her most popular single, “Baby, Baby,” landed at No. 7 this week on Billboard’s Hot Dance Club Play chart, continuing to breathe fresh air into the hit that landed the top spot on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1991 for two consecutive weeks.
As Amy Grant continues to blur the lines between genres, USA Today premiered Grant’s mega-mix video, featuring her biggest career hits yesterday:
Additionally, media outlets far and wide are offering kind words towards her latest project:
“Amy Grant never has shied away from experimentation and change. Having transformed herself from devout singer-songwriter to upbeat pop star more than 20 years ago, she now leaps from the reflective tone of recent work to the electronic dance music beat of In Motion: The Remixes, which gives a glow-stick tweak to her catalog of hits…”
“…Grant’s repertoire easily adapts to the re-mix concept: Dave Aude’s ramped up “Baby, Baby” capitalizes on the sunny energy of the 1991 hit. Similarly, “Every Heartbeat” lends itself well to the hyper-drive of electronic duo Moto Blanco.”
-The New York Times
“In Motion proves that positive lyrics set to a wicked beat can provide the juice to quench a raver’s thirst.”
“Grant has never taken the expected path — and once again creates an unexpected triumph.”
“Amy Grant may be known for her longevity in Christian and pop music as both a singer and songwriter, but her newest album is pushing the limits…The remix album highlights career-defining songs for Grant while letting listeners see a new side of the classic artist.”
“If you enjoy dance music and you are a fan of Amy’s music, this is for you. Almost every song features a fun twist while keeping the integrity of the original.”
As Grant celebrates the release of In Motion: The Remixes, she also prepares to give back in two major capacities. She will support the American Cancer Society as she teams up with Kellie Pickler for Athena® Bottled Water’s “Eat. Drink. Party Pink.” event to kick off Breast Cancer Awareness month in October and join the 72nd Annual Santa Train this November, bringing gifts to families in need in Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee.
Following Santa Train, Grant will once again hit the road spreading Christmas cheer with husband Vince Gill as they play multiple Christmas performances at the famous Ryman Auditorium in December, as well as co-bill with Michael W. Smith for shows with symphonies in Minneapolis, Dallas and Atlanta. Grant will also headline Christmas symphony dates in Toledo, St. Charles and Cincinatti. For more tour information, visit amygrant.com/tour.
About Amy Grant
Amy Grant’s career spans more than 30 years and stretches from her roots in gospel into becoming an iconic pop star, songwriter, television personality and philanthropist. With three multi-platinum albums, six platinum albums and four gold albums, her total career album sales have exceeded 30 million. Grant’s chart success has been consistent throughout her career with six No. 1 hits, ten Top 40 pop singles, seventeen Top 40 Adult Contemporary tracks and multiple Contemporary Christian chart-toppers. In addition to her six GRAMMY® Awards, Grant has earned 26 Dove Awards (including four Artist of the Year Awards) and has been awarded a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Conventional wisdom has it that Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map becoming the first Contemporary Christian artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY® Awards. With that, her legacy as one of the most influential artists of the past couple of decades is assured. Her first studio album in more than a decade, How Mercy Looks From Here, released May 14, 2013 and debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard 200 Chart. Her first career remix album In Motion: The Remixes is available now.
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