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Randy Travis in Critical Condition at Texas Hospital

Rolling Stone
July 8, 2013
Randy Travis in Critical Condition at Texas Hospital
Randy Travis in Critical Condition at Texas Hospital

Grammy Award-winning country singer Randy Travis has been admitted to a Texas hospital, where he is listed in critical condition. While some details of his condition remain unclear, a press release states that Travis has suffered "complications of recently acquired viral cardiomyopathy." Viral cardiomyopathy is a heart disease caused by a virus.

Randy Travis Reportedly Completely Sober; Focusing on Health

Back in February, the singer pleaded guilty to a Driving While Intoxicated charge, stemming from a 2012 incident in which Travis crashed his car and was found naked on a Texas highway. But, as Rolling Stone reported last year, he'd recently been focused on his sobriety and improving his health. His last studio album, the gospel-focused Blessed Assurance, came out in 2011; "I Told You So" (his 2010 duet with singer Carrie Underwood) received a Grammy for Best Country Collaboration with Vocals.

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