Up to date, 5:33 p.m.: Brad Paisley, Carly Pearce, and Jamey Johnson have signed as much as carry out on the memorial service for five-time Grammy winner Naomi Judd, with Bette Midler, Reba McEntire and Reese Witherspoon being enlisted to ship particular messages, and Judd’s husband Larry Strickland being added to the checklist of audio system.
Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts is internet hosting the occasion, titled Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration, which can happen at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. CMT will completely televise the memorial as a commercial-free particular tomorrow at 6 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. CT.
Beforehand introduced musicians set to carry out embrace Ashley McBride, Brandi Carlile, the duo of Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell, Gaither Vocal Band and Little Massive City. Bono, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey and Salma Hayek may even ship particular messages, with further audio system to incorporate Naomi’s daughters Ashley and Wynonna Judd, and singer-songwriter Martina McBride.
Naomi Judd died final week, aged 76. Extra info on her upcoming memorial service will be discovered under.
PREVIOUSLY, MAY 11: A public memorial service for 5-time Grammy winner and Nation Music Corridor of Fame inductee Naomi Judd, who died final week at 76, will air stay on CMT this weekend.
The occasion is being referred to as Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration after the Judds’ fifth studio album and its track of the identical identify. It would happen Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and is supposed to “to honor the extraordinary life and legacy of nation music icon Naomi Judd.”
Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration is being produced by CMT and Sandbox Stay in partnership with the Judd household. CMT will completely televise the general public memorial service as a commercial-free particular on Sunday, Might fifteenth at 6 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. CT.
“We’re sincerely privileged to work alongside Wynonna, Ashley and Larry to current this stay celebration of life for his or her mom and spouse Naomi. Whereas all of us proceed to deeply mourn the lack of such a legendary artist, we’re honored to commemorate her legacy alongside the nation neighborhood, her associates, household and legions of followers the world over on the good venue: The Mom Church of Nation Music. This particular will rejoice her timeless voice, unforgettable spirit and the immense affect she left on our style by way of the very best type of therapeutic we’ve – music,” stated CMT in an announcement.
Extra particulars on the general public memorial service, performers and particular appearances to be introduced within the coming days.
Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration is a co-production from CMT and Sandbox Stay; Margaret Comeaux (CMT), Leslie Fram (CMT), Jason Owen (Sandbox) and Patrizia DiMaria (Ladypants Productions) are Govt Producers.