Nation Music Corridor of Fame Medallion Ceremony to Proceed Following Naomi Judd’s Dying

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Carrie Underwood, Maren Morris, Kristin Chenoweth pay tribute to late nation music icon Naomi Judd

The Nation Music Corridor of Fame and Museum will go on with its medallion ceremony as a deliberate Sunday evening in Nashville following the death Saturday of Naomi Judd, who, alongside along with her daughter Wynonna, was set to be inducted as The Judds.

Wynonna Judd is predicted to attend the ceremony, based on a consultant for the Nation Music Corridor of Fame.

Kyle Younger, CEO of the Nation Music Corridor of Fame and Museum added in an announcement, “We’re shocked and saddened to be taught of the loss of life of Naomi Judd, who enters the Nation Music Corridor of Fame tomorrow as a member of mother-daughter duo The Judds.”

The message continued, “Naomi overcame unimaginable adversity on her approach to a big place in music’s historical past. Her triumphant life story overshadows right this moment’s tragic information. Her household has requested that we proceed with The Judds’ official Corridor of Fame induction on Sunday. We’ll achieve this, with heavy hearts and weighted minds. Naomi and daughter Wynonna’s music will endure.”

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The opposite inductees are Eddie Bayers, who performed on lots of the Judds’ information, Ray Charles, and Pete Drake. 

The public purple carpet arrivals have been canceled.

Naomi Judd died on Saturday from “the illness of psychological sickness,” based on an announcement Wynonna and her sister Ashley Judd launched to the Related Press.  The Judds have been additionally planning a brand new fall tour, their first outing in additional than a decade.

On Sunday, they are going to be honored as essentially the most profitable feminine duo in nation music. They earned 5 Grammy Awards and 14 No. 1s on Billboard‘s Scorching Nation Songs chart, together with “Mama, He’s Loopy,” “Why Not Me” and “Women Evening Out.”

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The duo stopped touring in 1991 after Naomi was identified with hepatitis C. She had additionally been open over time about her bouts of despair.

Naomi and Wynonna final carried out collectively on the April eleventh CMT Music Awards, singing “Love Can Construct a Bridge” with a gospel choir.