The sensational country music singer and part of the Judds duo Naomi Judd had departed from this world as reported by the Judd sisters on 30th April. She has long been suffering from severe depression and other mental health issues and the sisters claimed that they lost their mother owing to her deteriorating mental health.
To commemorate the legacy, Naomi Judd’s Public Memorial Service to be televised on CMT. In fact, Sandbox has agreed to work in association with the Judd sisters Wynona and Ashley to air a televised memorial.
Yes, a public memorial service will be held for the sensational singer-songwriter and aired at 6 p.m. (EST) on Sunday. “Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration” will be aired as a live event to honor her life. The list of performers and the performances therein are yet to be discovered.
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CMT producers have been heard proclaiming their joy at working together with the Judd family to present this event. They have personally thanked Naomi’s daughters Wynona and Ashley and her husband Larry in their statement for being given this terrific opportunity.
They have also remarked how honored they are to be able to commemorate her legacy along with her friends, family, and the country-music community which had got her legions of fans.
The Judd duo- Naomi and Wynona- were set to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame the very next day. It was with great sorrow that they reported the sudden death of their mother at the age of 76.
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In their statement, they had referred that the cause of death was related to the mental illness that Naomi was suffering from. The sisters had even paid their tributes to their late mother through some Mother’s Day activities after her death.
Naomi Judd’s Career
Naomi Judd was born Diana Ellen Judd on 11th January 1946 in Ashland, Kentucky. She was a terrific singer-songwriter and had also been known to act a couple of times. Country music was her specialty and she, along with her daughter, became quite the instant sensation. Naomi and Wynonna Judd began performing together in 1983 known as the Judds duo and gained quite the popularity.
They were also an exceptional duo which gained them 5 Grammy Awards and 9 Country Music Association Awards. In 1991 the Judds broke apart and stopped performing together when Naomi was diagnosed with hepatitis. Even after the incident, Wynonna would often join hands with her mother to perform together or go on tours.
Ashley Judd appeared on Good Morning America on Thursday (May 12) to discuss her mother country icon Naomi Judd‘s recent death by suicide.
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Naomi and Wynonna Judd were one of the most famous mother-daughter country duo artists of all time. It could easily be seen from their repeated presence in award ceremonies where they dominated the show in the 8 years when they regularly performed together.
They had won numerous accolades throughout that time and were a powerful force to reckon with in all three major country music awards. Naomi Judd even won a Grammy for the Country Song of The Year for her song “Love Can Build a Bridge”.
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The Death Of A legend
It was later revealed by her daughters that the cause of Naomi’s death was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. She has had a long history of mental illness and was tackling several problems at once- depression, suicidal thoughts, and panic attacks. The strong medications came with a plethora of side effects such as facial edema and alopecia which further added to her distress.
The cause of death was revealed much later by Ashley Judd on 12th May 2022 while she was doing an interview on Good Morning America with Diane Sawyer. A lot of people in this world regularly suffer from a variety of mental problems which are very difficult to cope with and Ashley revealed the data in hopes to help them out.
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