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, introduced her demise on Saturday in an assertion provided to The related Press.

“Today we sisters skilled a tragedy. We lost our lovely mom to the disorder of intellectual contamination,” the announcement said. “we're shattered. 

we're navigating profound grief and recognise that as we cherished her, she was cherished with the aid of her public. we're in unknown territory.”

Naomi Judd died close to Nashville, Tennessee, said an assertion on behalf of her husband and fellow singer, Larry Strickland. It stated

It stated no in addition information about her loss of life might be released and requested privacy as the family grieves.

The country track hall of reputation will keep with a planned induction rite for The Judds on Sunday.

“Naomi overcame remarkable adversity on her way to a giant vicinity in track records. Her successful existence story overshadows nowadays’s tragic information,”

said the corridor of fame CEO Kyle young in a assertion. “Her own family has asked that we keep with The Judds’ reliable corridor of repute induction on Sunday. 

we are able to achieve this, with heavy hearts and weighted minds. Naomi and daughter Wynonna’s tune will undergo.”

they'd also just introduced an area excursion to start in the fall, their first excursion collectively in over a decade.

The mom-daughter performers scored 14 No. 1 songs in a career that spanned almost 3 many years. The red-headed duo blended the traditional Appalachian

sounds of bluegrass with polished pop stylings, scoring hit after hit in the Nineteen Eighties. Wynonna led the duo with her effective vocals,

even as Naomi supplied harmonies and fashionable appears on degree. additionally they made a return to awards shows once they carried out on the CMT song Awards earlier this month.

“commemorated to have witnessed “Love Can construct a Bridge” only some quick weeks in the past,” singer Maren Morris posted on Twitter on Saturday.

“This is heartbreaking information! Naomi Judd was one of the sweetest humans I’ve ever acknowledged,” singer Travis Tritt posted on Twitter,