Brad Paisley, Bette Midler, Reba McEntire, Jamey Johnson, and Reese Witherspoon have joined the lineup for “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” which will air live from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium commercial-free on Sunday at 6p/5c with an encore presentation at 10p/9c exclusively on CMT.
A beautiful start to a very special night ❤️
CMT | “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION”
The television special is presented by CMT and Sandbox Live, in partnership with The Judd family, in tribute to the extraordinary life and legacy of the country music icon Naomi Judd.
performers include Ashley McBryde, Brandi Carlile, Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell, Little Big Town, and The Gaithers. Robin Roberts, co-anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America” and close family friend, will host the event that will also include messages from Naomi Judd’s closest friends in entertainment, including Bono, Morgan Freeman, Oprah, and Salma Hayek.
Judd’s daughters Wynonna (her duo partner), actress Ashley Judd, Martina McBride, and others will make special appearances. Carly Pearce and Cody Alan will host for CMT and provide commentary throughout the night. Larry Strickland, Naomi Judd’s husband, will be in attendance to honor his late wife.
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