Latest Naomi Judd News

Female country stars to join Wynonna Judd on tour this fall

May. 19, 2022 08:03 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country stars Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood, Brandi Carlile, Little Big Town, Martina McBride and Ashley McBryde will join Wynonna Judd on tour this fall after the sudden death of her mother and musical partner, Naomi Judd. The mother-daughter duo's final tour...

Naomi Judd celebrated at 'River of Time' memorial service

May. 15, 2022 21:10 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd was celebrated with words and soaring music at a public memorial service Sunday that ended with her daughter Wynonna announcing that a tour planned for later this year would go on. “Tonight is a celebration, and at the same time I can't put...

Ashley Judd talks about mental health after mother's death

May. 12, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (AP) — Ashley Judd encouraged people to seek help for their mental health and talked about her grieving process after the loss of her mother, country star Naomi Judd. In an interview aired on “Good Morning America” on Thursday, the movie star said she...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 12, 2022 07:29 AM EDT

Frankort State Journal. May 6, 2022. Editorial: Robinson is proof that dreams do come true Perhaps nothing is more magical than watching someone’s dream come true. That is exactly what happened to University of Kentucky wide receiver and Western Hills graduate...

Editorial Roundup: Alabama

May. 11, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

Dothan Eagle. May 10, 2022. Editorial: A lurid saga In the 10 days after a Lauderdale County, Alabama, jailer facilitated the escape of a capital murder suspect and fled the state with him, their story went from a local report to a national concern. The...

The top 10 audiobooks on Audible.com

May. 10, 2022 13:41 PM EDT

Nonfiction 1. Finding Me by Viola Davis, narrated by the author (HarperAudio) 2. Atomic Habits by James Clear, narrated by the author (Penguin Audio) 3. This Will Not Pass by Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns, narrated by Dennis Boutsikaris (Simon...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

May. 05, 2022 12:46 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. April 29, 2022. Editorial: Gatton leaves legacy of giving In his younger days, Carol Martin “Bill” Gatton was driven to succeed in business. After amassing a fortune through his many ventures, he was driven to help others. ...

The Judds, Ray Charles join the Country Music Hall of Fame

May. 02, 2022 00:59 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ray Charles and The Judds joined the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday in a ceremony filled with tears, music and laughter, just a day after Naomi Judd died unexpectedly. The loss of Naomi Judd altered the normally celebratory ceremony, but the music...

ESSAY: For a gay country boy, Naomi Judd did build a bridge

May. 01, 2022 00:46 AM EDT

Somewhere in Michigan in the early 1990s, a teenage farm boy clings to a chain-link fence at the edge of the county fairgrounds. He is angling for a distant, and free, glimpse of Naomi and Wynonna Judd. They step into view briefly, gliding on high heels to the edge of the grandstand...

Naomi Judd, of Grammy-winning duo The Judds, dies at 76

Apr. 30, 2022 21:42 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Naomi Judd, whose family harmonies with daughter Wynonna turned them into the Grammy-winning country stars The Judds, has died. She was 76. Her daughters, Wynonna and Ashley, announced her death on Saturday in a statement provided to The Associated Press. ...