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Naomi Judd is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame one day after her death

Naomi Judd is inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame one day after her death

The Country Music Hall of Fame was “shocked and saddened” by the death of Judd, CEO Kyle Young He said in a statement on Twitter. However, Judd’s family requested that the induction of mother-daughter duo The Judds continue as planned, he said.

“We will do so with heavy hearts,” Young wrote.

Judd died at the age of 76, her daughters announced Saturday, hours before celebrating a country music legend — the Half-Gods with her daughter Winona — at the Nashville Museum Medal Gala.

It’s unclear how the ceremony might be altered or modified in the wake of Judd’s death. And a separate tweet to the Hall of Fame page announced the “red carpet experience” party before noon on Sunday, Canceled in light of Judd’s death.

In their announcements posted on Twitter, daughters Judd Winona and Ashley, the actress, wrote that they had “lost our beautiful mother to mental illness.”

Her daughters’ statement added, “We are dealing with a deep sadness and know we loved her and her fans loved her.” “We are in uncharted territory.”

Naomi Good Participated during a 2016 appearance on “Good Morning America” She was diagnosed with severe depression and anxiety. That same year, she wrote a book, “River of Time: My Descent into Depression and How I Raised with Hope,” explaining her struggles.
Announcing the 2021 Elected MembersThe Hall of Fame credits Naomi and Wynonna Judd with helping “restore the country to its ’80s roots through gentle, harmonious songs influenced by traditional folk music, vocal blues, and family harmony acts.”

The mother and daughter began performing together as a professional act in the early 1980s, and soon spawned a string of blockbuster songs such as “Mama He’s Crazy” and “Love Can Build a Bridge” and sold over 20 million records. Between 1984 and 1991, The Judds won five Grammys and earned 14 singles in the Hall of Fame.

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While Wynonna sang the lead, Hall of Fame said: “Naomi delivered the harmony, wit, and relaxed stage presence that captivated audiences.”

The announcement was updated after news of Judd’s death, stating that “the Museum, the Judds family, fans and the entertainment industry mourn her sudden passing.”

The Judds have performed publicly together for the first time in years At the CMT Music Awards early last month, singing “Love Can Build a Bridge”. Judd’s death also came shortly after the announcement of Team Gods’ 10-day “final round”, which was scheduled to begin in September.

CNN’s Andy Rose and Christina Maxuris contributed to this report.