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NASHVILLE, Tenn. - On Thursday, April 4th, country music icon Colt Ford suffered a heart attack after a show in Gilbert, Arizona at Dierks Bently’s Whiskey Row. He is currently under care in the Intensive Care Unit at the Banner Desert Medical Center in Mesa, Arizona.

Ford is a multi-platinum singer-songwriter hailing from Athens, Georgia. Along with several #1 hits, he originally recorded Jason Aldean’s “Dirt Road Anthem,” which has garnered over 927 million worldwide streams.

For more information on Colt Ford, visit his website and social media channels linked below.

About Colt Ford:

By 2019, country-rap icon Colt Ford built a series of staggering successes as he rose to mainstream notoriety. He notched five consecutive Top 10 debuts on the Billboard Top Country Albums Chart with Declaration of Independence bowing at #1 in 2012. Two years later, Thanks for Listening ascended to the Top 10 of the Top 200, with the album reaching #1 on Billboard Rap & Independent charts. Meanwhile, he lobbed six songs onto the Hot Country Songs Chart with “Back” [feat. Jake Owen] going Top 40. Among many accolades, Ford received a nomination in the category of “Vocal Event of the Year” at the Academy of Country Music Awards for “Cold Beer” with Jamey Johnson. Ford’s recently released full-length album, Must Be The Country, includes 24 tracks with features from Dillon Carmichael, Brantley Gilbert, Matt Stell, Kevin Gates, Tracy Lawrence, Josh Mirenda, Tracy Byrd, and more. The project is now available on all major digital platforms via Average Joes Entertainment.


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