Bette Midler, Brad Paisley, Jamey Johnson, Reba McEntire and Reese Witherspoon have joined the lineup for “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” which can air reside from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium commercial-free on Sunday at 6p/5c with an encore presentation at 10p/9c solely on CMT.
The tv particular is introduced by CMT and Sandbox Stay, in partnership with The Judd household, in tribute to the extraordinary life and legacy of the nation music icon Naomi Judd.
Judd, one half of Nation Music Corridor of Fame duo The Judds, unexpectedly died on the finish of April, the day earlier than she was to be inducted into the Nation Music Corridor of Fame.
Beforehand introduced performers embody Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell, Little Large City and The Gaithers. Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America” and shut household good friend, will host the occasion that can even embody messages from Naomi Judd’s closest associates in leisure, together with Bono, Morgan Freeman, Oprah and Salma Hayek.
Judd’s daughters Wynonna (her duo accomplice), actress Ashley Judd, Martina McBride, and others will make particular appearances. Carly Pearce and Cody Alan will host for CMT and supply commentary all through the night time. Larry Strickland, Naomi Judd’s husband, can be in attendance to honor his late spouse.
“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.
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