Hosted by Co-Anchor of ABC’s Good Morning America and close family friend of the Judds Robin Roberts, the public celebration of the life of Naomi Judd on Sunday (5/15) will feature performances from Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell, Little Big Town, and The Gaithers.
Wynonna & Ashley Judd, Martina McBride, and others will all make memorable appearances; Carly Pearce and Cody Alan will together serve as hosts for CMT, providing commentary throughout the night. Naomi’s devoted husband and “Pop” to the girls, Larry Strickland, will be in attendance in loving memory of his wife, Naomi.
The service will also include video messages from Naomi’s closest friends and fans, including Bono, Morgan Freeman, Oprah, and Salma Hayek.
CMT, in partnership with The Judd family, together will present “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” a tribute to the extraordinary life and legacy of country music icon Naomi Judd, premiering LIVE from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium commercial-free on Sunday, May 15th at 6p/5c with an encore presentation at 10p/9c exclusively on CMT.
A limited number of tickets are available to the general public.