Ashley Judd commented, “Today our sisters faced a tragedy.”
Naomi Judd, a five-time Grammy winner, passed away on Saturday at the age of 76. “We sisters went through a catastrophe today. The affliction of mental illness claimed the life of our lovely mother. We are broken. We are enduring profound loss, but we are aware that she was also beloved by her audience. We are in uncharted waters “Ashley Judd, Naomi’s daughter, tweeted a confirmation of the information. In 1983, Naomi and her daughter Wynonna founded the country music duo known as The Judds. Naomi experienced anxiety, tremors, panic attacks, and sadness during her previous trip.
Naomi Judd and her daughter Wynonna amassed twenty top-10 hits and were unbeaten at music award shows for eight straight years. Had a Dream (for the Heart), their debut single, debuted in 1983 and peaked at number 17 on the Billboard charts. With the Judds’ smash tune Love Can Build a Bridge, Naomi Judd earned a Grammy for country song of the year.
Numerous celebrities expressed their sorrow over Naomi Judd’s passing shortly after the news of her passing first surfaced. Naomi Judd, may you rest in peace, tweeted singer Maren Morris. I felt privileged to watch “Love Can Build a Bridge” only a few weeks ago.
I am tonight sending love and peace to @Wynonna,” the singer Melissa Etheridge tweeted. Every daughter in the world is aware of the unique place a mother occupies in our hearts. Recognize that she is no longer suffering. Dear friend, peace. #NaomiJudd”
Carrie Underwood, a popular country singer, tweeted: “Sing with the angels, Naomi! Country music has lost a great legend. We are all praying for the Judd family right now.”
In 1990, Naomi Judd received a Hepatitis C diagnosis, at which point she decided to retire. The same year, she and her daughter Wynonna released their joint album, Love Can Build a Bridge. The band separated in 1991, but when Naomi’s health improved in 2000, the couple came back together and released a live CD.