Country singer Randy Travis hospitalized in critical condition

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DALLAS, TX (PIX11) – Country singer Randy Travis is in critical condition in a Texas hospital, his public relations company confirmed Monday.

The Grammy winner suffers from a heart condition called viral cardiomyopathy, which he recently acquired.  The condition is defined as a “viral persistence in a dilated heart”, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Travis, who has sold more than 20 million records is best known for his hits “Three Wooden Crosses,” “Forever and Ever, Amen,” “Diggin’ Up Bones,” and “Deeper Than the Holler”.

In his illustrious career, Travis has won seven Grammys, 10 Academy of Country Music Awards, five Country Music Association several others.