Meet the Newest Member of the Eagles (You Might Already Know Him)
John interviews one of the acclaimed artists in country music, Vince Gill. Famous for his top-notch songwriting, world-class guitar playing and warm, soaring tenor, Vince achieved his big breakthrough in 1990 with “When I Call Your Name,” which won both the Country Music Association’s (CMA) Single and Song of the Year awards as well as a Grammy for Best Male Country Vocal Performance. Since then, Gill has won 17 additional CMA Awards, including Song of the Year four times – making him the most-awarded artist in that category in CMA history. He also has a total of 22 Grammy Awards, his most recent one for Best Country Solo Performance – “When My Amy Prays.” The Academy of Country Music has conferred on Gill eight awards, including its Home Depot Humanitarian Award and the Career Achievement Award. Vince shares his background, his continuing journey as an artist, father, and husband and what it’s like being the newest member of the Eagles. Watch until the end for a special performance.
Vince Gill is a country music solo artist, songwriter, and the newest member of the Eagles. Throughout his career, he has collected 22 Grammy Awards, released 20 albums, sold over 30 million albums, and charted 45 singles.
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