Multi-platinum artist, Colt Ford suffers from heart attack

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Photo via press release, credit Goldy

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.

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