Today theÂ Country Music Hall of FameÂ® and Museum announced The Judds will be featured in an exhibit opening Aug. 3, 2018.Â
TheÂ exhibit will explore the lives and careers of the GRAMMYÂ®-winning mother-daughter duo. Wynonna and Naomi Judd brought a fresh acoustic sound to country music, with unmistakable harmonies surrounding Wynonnaâ€™s powerful lead vocals. The Judds dominated the country charts during the 1980s and â€™90s, and have sold more than 20 million albums and registered 20 Top 10Â hits.Â Â
“The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum is sacred ground regarded with reverence and respect. I am so overjoyed to have the Judds career encapsulated in this new exhibit,” Naomi said. â€œI’m so proud of all the success Wynonna has accomplished and we owe everything to the fans who welcomed the Judds music into their homes.”
“I am truly humbled and grateful to partner with the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum to honor the Judds legacy and relive some of the special moments we shared with our fans. What an honor,” Wynonna said.
For more information on Naomi Judd, follow her onÂ FacebookÂ andÂ InstagramÂ or visitÂ NaomiJudd.com. For more information about Wynonna Judd, follow her onÂ Facebook,Â Instagram,Â TwitterÂ or visitÂ Wynonna.com.
ABOUT THE JUDDS:
Hailing from the Appalachianâ€‹ â€‹foothillsâ€‹ â€‹of Ashland, Ky., motherâ€‹ â€‹andâ€‹ â€‹daughterâ€‹ duo, The Judds, were first discovered by RCAâ€‹ â€‹labelâ€‹ â€‹headâ€‹ â€‹Joeâ€‹ â€‹Galanteâ€‹ â€‹inâ€‹ â€‹1983 â€‹after landing a spot onâ€‹ â€‹WSM-TVâ€™sâ€‹ “â€‹Theâ€‹ â€‹Ralphâ€‹ â€‹Emery Show.” Theyâ€‹ â€‹madeâ€‹ â€‹theirâ€‹ â€‹chartâ€‹ â€‹debutâ€‹ â€‹byâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹endâ€‹ â€‹ofâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹yearâ€‹ â€‹withâ€‹ â€‹â€œHadâ€‹ â€‹Aâ€‹ â€‹Dreamâ€‹ â€‹(Forâ€‹ â€‹Theâ€‹ â€‹Heart),â€ andâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹twoâ€‹ â€‹wereâ€‹ â€‹onâ€‹ â€‹theirâ€‹ â€‹wayâ€‹ â€‹toâ€‹ â€‹aâ€‹ â€‹historyâ€‹-makingâ€‹ â€‹career. Forâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹restâ€‹ â€‹ofâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹1980’s,â€‹ â€‹eachâ€‹ â€‹singleâ€‹ â€‹fromâ€‹ â€‹Theâ€‹ â€‹Juddsâ€‹ â€‹releasedâ€‹ â€‹byâ€‹ â€‹RCAâ€‹ â€‹wentâ€‹ â€‹toâ€‹ â€‹the Billboardâ€‹ â€‹Top 10,â€‹ â€‹withâ€‹ â€‹14 hits â€‹goingâ€‹ â€‹allâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹wayâ€‹ â€‹toâ€‹ â€‹numberâ€‹ â€‹one.â€‹ â€‹ Theâ€‹ â€‹Juddsâ€‹ â€‹embarkedâ€‹ â€‹onâ€‹ â€‹theirâ€‹ â€‹â€œFarewellâ€‹ â€‹Tourâ€â€‹ â€‹inâ€‹ â€‹1991 â€‹afterâ€‹ â€‹Naomiâ€™sâ€‹ â€‹diagnosisâ€‹ â€‹ofâ€‹ â€‹Hepatitis Câ€‹ â€‹forcedâ€‹ â€‹herâ€‹ â€‹toâ€‹ â€‹retireâ€‹ â€‹fromâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹road.â€‹ â€‹Wynonnaâ€‹ â€‹launchedâ€‹ â€‹aâ€‹ â€‹successfulâ€‹ â€‹soloâ€‹ â€‹careerâ€‹ â€‹withâ€‹ â€‹her self-titledâ€‹ â€‹5xâ€‹ â€‹multi-platinum â€‹debutâ€‹ â€‹album. Herâ€‹ â€‹firstâ€‹ â€‹threeâ€‹ â€‹singles also reachedâ€‹ â€‹No.1â€‹ â€‹onâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ countryâ€‹ â€‹charts and has become a country icon in her own right.â€‹ â€‹Naomiâ€‹ â€‹focusedâ€‹ â€‹onâ€‹ â€‹herâ€‹ â€‹health,â€‹ â€‹beatingâ€‹ â€‹theâ€‹ â€‹disease, writingâ€‹ â€‹severalâ€‹ â€‹Newâ€‹ â€‹Yorkâ€‹ â€‹Timesâ€‹ â€‹best-sellingâ€‹ â€‹booksâ€‹ â€‹andâ€‹ â€‹becomingâ€‹ â€‹aâ€‹ â€‹popularâ€‹ â€‹motivational speaker.â€‹ Recently, Naomi released the paperback version ofÂ â€œRiver of Time: My Descent Into Depression and How I Emerged With Hope.â€
2018 @countrymusichof exhibits to featureÂ #TheJudds @Wynonna & @TheNaomiJudd, opening Aug. 3