Maren Morris, Carrie Underwood and More Speak Out About Naomi Judd’s Passing

Country music stars are speaking out about the unexpected passing of Naomi Judd. Judd was 76 years old when she died on April 30, one day before she and Wynonna were set to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, as The Judds.

“Rest In Peace, Naomi Judd.” says Maren Morris. “Honored to have witnessed ‘Love Can Build a Bridge’ just a few short weeks ago.”

“Country music lost a true legend…sing with the angels, Naomi!!!” Carrie Underwood writes. “We’re all sending up prayers for the Judd family today…”

“I am deeply saddened by the loss of my friend and fellow Kentuckian, Naomi Judd,” Crystal Gayle says. “Naomi was always so special to be with. She accomplished so much and she will be missed and loved forever. My prayers go out to Naomi and her family.”

“Oh Sweet Jesus… Naomi Judd has gone home … the day before the Judds [Country Music Hall of Fame] induction,” writes The Oak Ridge Boys. “This is divesting news… We are saddened beyond words…”

“So very sad to hear of #NaomiJudd passing today,” says John Rich. “I had the great honor of knowing her, and she was no doubt one of the most iconic entertainers ever to make country music. Thinking of my good friend [Wynonna] right now, this is a very tough day for her and the family.”

“We are heartbroken to learn about the passing of the legendary Naomi Judd and honored to have shared many unforgettable moments and performances together,” CMT says in a statement. “Our hearts go out to her husband Larry, daughters Wynonna and Ashley, and legions of fans around the world during this difficult time.”

“This is heartbreaking news!” Travis Tritt says. “Naomi Judd was one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known. I had the honor of working with her in movies and numerous musical events. My deepest heartfelt condolences go out to her family.”

“I had the honor of meeting Naomi Judd years ago and she was so incredibly kind,” Kristin Chenoweth pens. “Sending love and prayers to Wynonna, Ashley, and the whole Judd family during this time. I never thought she’d go.”

Everything Nash extends our deepest condolences to the Judd fmaily.