“This special will commemorate his eternal voice, his unforgettable spirit, the tremendous impact he has left on our genre through our best healing horse, music.”
Earth legend Naomi Judd will be honored և will be celebrated on TV, during a public memorial service.
The network announced on Wednesday that it had partnered with Naomi’s daughters. Ashley և: Winonnafor a special event that will be broadcast live on Sunday without commercials.
The public memorial, which bears “Naomi Jad. died last month at the age of 76. The event will take place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee.
“We are truly honored to work with Wynnonna և Ashley to present this celebration of the life of their mother, Naomi,” the CMT said in a statement. “As we all continue to mourn the loss of such a legendary artist, we are honored to commemorate his legacy with the legions of the country’s community, his friends, family and fans in a perfect place around the world – The Mother Church of Country Music. »:
The announcement says: “This special will commemorate his eternal voice, his unforgettable spirit, the tremendous impact he has left on our genre through our best healing horse, music.”
The network also said that more details about the celebration, such as the performers, will be announced later this week.
On April 30, Ashley 54 54,’s 57-year-old Winonna shared a heartbreaking announcement that their mother had lost her battle with mental illness.
“Today, my sisters, we experienced a tragedy, we lost our beautiful mother due to mental illness,” they wrote. “We are crushing. We are deeply saddened; we know that as much as we loved him, he was loved by his community. We are in an unknown area. “
Naomi died just a day before the Judds, from a duo of Naomi և Wayonna’s sister-in-law, included to the Country Music Hall of Fame. Wynonna, like Ashley, was present at the event and emotionally accepted the award on behalf of their mother.
talking to Diane Sawyer on Thursday Good Morning America Ashley opened about the tragic loss of his mother, revealing that the cause of Naomi’s death was a suicide shot.
“His brain was hurting, it was hurting physically, I’m given a very difficult task to figure out how my mother chose not to continue living, because we do not want it to be part of the gossip economy.” Ashley said. “I will share with you that he used a weapon. [My] “My mother used a firearm, so this is information that we are very uncomfortable sharing, but we understand.”
“Our mother could not be hanged until her peers introduced her to the Hall of Fame,” said Ashley. “It’s a catastrophic level of what was going on inside.”
The actress shared this devastating revelation: she was the one who found her mother’s body.
“It was a mixed day,” Ashley recalls. “I visit my mom every day, I sing when I’m home in Tennessee, so like every day, I go home. My mother told me. “You will stay with me.” և I said. “Of course I will.” “I went upstairs” to let him know his girlfriend was there, “I said. “I’m saddened by the trauma of finding him.”
«Naomi Judd. A River of Time Celebration “will be shown on Sunday at 18:00 on ET CMT.
If you or someone you know is struggling with depression or has had thoughts of hurting or taking their own life, ask for help. The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255) provides 24/7 free, confidential assistance to people in distress.