Updated, 5:33 p.m.: Brad Paisley, Carly Pearce, and Jamey Johnson have signed as much as carry out on the memorial carrier 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 record of audio system.
Good Morning America‘s Robin Roberts is webhosting the development, 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 the next day to come at 6 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. CT.
Previously introduced musicians set to accomplish come with Ashley McBride, Brandi Carlile, the duo of Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell, Gaither Vocal Band and Little Big Town. Bono, Morgan Freeman, Oprah Winfrey and Salma Hayek may also ship particular messages, with further audio system to incorporate Naomi’s daughters Ashley and Wynonna Judd, and singer-songwriter Martina McBride.
Naomi Judd died remaining week, elderly 76. More knowledge on her upcoming memorial carrier can also be discovered beneath.
PREVIOUSLY, MAY 11: A public memorial carrier for 5-time Grammy winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Naomi Judd, who died remaining week at 76, will air survive CMT this weekend.
The match is being referred to as Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration after the Judds’ 5th studio album and its tune of the similar identify. It will happen Ryman Auditorium in Nashville and is supposed to “to honor the peculiar existence and legacy of nation song icon Naomi Judd.”
Naomi Judd: A River of Time Celebration is being produced by way of CMT and Sandbox Live in partnership with the Judd circle of relatives. CMT will completely televise the general public memorial carrier as a commercial-free particular on Sunday, May fifteenth at 6 p.m. PT / 5 p.m. CT.
“We are sincerely privileged to paintings along Wynonna, Ashley and Larry to offer this reside birthday party of existence for his or her mom and spouse Naomi. While all of us proceed to deeply mourn the lack of any such mythical artist, we’re commemorated to commemorate her legacy along the rustic group, her pals, circle of relatives and legions of enthusiasts the world over at the easiest venue: The Mother Church of Country Music. This particular will have fun her undying voice, unforgettable spirit and the immense have an effect on she left on our style via the most productive type of therapeutic now we have – song,” mentioned CMT in a commentary.
Additional main points at the public memorial carrier, 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 Live; Margaret Comeaux (CMT), Leslie Fram (CMT), Jason Owen (Sandbox) and Patrizia DiMaria (Ladypants Productions) are Executive Producers.