Crouch was hospitalized on Jan. 3. He died at Northridge Hospital Medical Center, a spokesperson confirmed.
He won seven Grammy Awards and six GMA Dove Awards. He was nominated for an Academy Award for "The Color Purple," and was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame. He also was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Crouch has worked with musicians from Elvis Presley to Michael Jackson and Madonna.
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