Naomi Judd’s sudden dying left her followers in full shock.
Judd’s household is already devoted to preserving her legacy. The 76-year-old singer’s household will stay in full help of The Judd’s induction into the Nation Music Corridor of Fame.
Judd’s dying was introduced on Saturday by her well-known daughters Wynonna and Ashley Judd. Information of her passing got here someday earlier than the mother-daughter group, The Judds, have been scheduled to obtain the coveted honor.
Whereas it was initially unclear whether or not the occasion would nonetheless happen, the CEO of the Nation Music Corridor of Fame Kyle Younger revealed Judd’s household wished the nation star to be acknowledged for her contributions to music.
“We’re shocked and saddened to be taught of the dying of Naomi Judd, who enters the Nation Music Corridor of Fame tomorrow as a member of mother-daughter duo The Judds,” Younger mentioned in an announcement.
“Naomi overcame unimaginable adversity on her option to a major place in music historical past. Her triumphant life story overshadows right now’s tragic information.”
Younger claimed Judd’s household wished the Medallion Ceremony to proceed following her dying.
“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,” he added.
Ashley and Wynonna Judd shared information of their mom’s dying on social media in a joint assertion. “Immediately we sisters skilled a tragedy. We misplaced our lovely mom to the illness of psychological sickness,” the assertion learn.
“We’re shattered. We’re navigating profound grief and know that as we beloved her, she was beloved by her public. We’re in unknown territory.”
Judd is survived by her two well-known daughters and her husband, Larry Strickland.
The Corridor of Fame may also honor Pete Drake, the primary pedal metal guitar participant, and Eddie Bayers, the primary drummer to affix the establishment.
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