Veteran gospel singer Andraé Crouch hospitalised, 'Let the Church say Amen' tour postponed to spring 2015

Tribute concert postponed after legendary Gospel artist Andrae Crouch was rushed to the hospital.

The "Let the Church Say Amen" Celebration Tour tribute concert has been cancelled after legendary Gospel artist and pioneer Andraé Crouch was unexpectedly hospitalised on December 1.

Riverphlo Entertainment, the company in-charge of the celebration tour, decided to pospone the performances and told ticket holders they can contact the venues for the events new schedules, according to a Nashville Publicity Group press release.

Family members of Crouch assured his fans that the Gospel artist is not in any form of danger.

"Andraé is talking and alert and resting comfortably," Sandra Crouch, Andraé's sister said in a statement. "On behalf of Andraé and the Crouch family, we appreciate your prayers for a quick and speedy recovery."

Crouch, 72, has recently faced various health problems, including diabetes and cancer. 

Crouch is a singer, a songwriter and producer, and is inducted in the Gospel Music Hall of Fame.

From 1975 to 1994, Crouch won seven Grammy Awards and from 1977 to 1997, he bagged six Dove Awards. Together with his music accolades, he has also worked in the movie industry with films like "A Time To Kill," "The Color Purple" and "The Lion King."

The celebration tour, comprised of an all-star cast, was supposed to begin on December 6 and pay tribute to Crouch's contribution to the Gospel music industry. Top Gospel artists to be featured in the tour includedMarvin Sapp, CeCe Winans, Marvin Winans, Rance Allen, Israel Houghton, Marcus Cole, Gerald Albright, Keith Staten, Leon Timbo and Vonnie Lopez.

The Riverphlo company has decided to push the the concert back to April or May next year and promised ticket holders that it would announce a new schedule before Christmas.