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THE JUDDS RECEIVE HIGH HONORS AS #15 OF BILLBOARD MAGAZINE’S TOP 25 COUNTRY ARTISTS, 1985-2011

Nashville, TN (August 12, 2011) – The Judds, one of the most successful Country music duos of all time, have been named #15 of Billboard Magazine’s Top 25 Country Artists from 1985-2011. Earlier this summer, Billboard ranked the top 25 country artists of the last twenty-five years, combing their Country Songs and Country Album charts since 1985. Kentucky natives, The Judds became country music’s sole successful mother-daughter duo and practically owned the country charts during the ‘80s. Naomi and Wynonna shot to stardom with a cover of Elvis Presley’s “Had a Dream (For the Heart)” in 1983, followed by heartfelt ballads such as “Mama He’s Crazy” and “Grandpa (Tell Me ‘Bout the Good Old Days).” After launching their career with Curb/RCA Records, The Judds sold 20 million albums in just six short years. All but two of The Judds’ 16 radio singles between 1984-1989 topped Billboard’s Country Songs chart. By 1989, The Judds were one of the top-grossing and most popular touring acts in America, earning more than 60 industry awards, including multiple CMA, ACM and GRAMMY awards. Sadly, at the height of their career, Naomi Judd announced her impending retirement at the end of 1991 due to health complications. … Continue reading

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Over 1.7 Million Viewers Tune In To Watch The Judds On Own

The Judds highly anticipated original docu-series debuted this past Sunday with over 1.7 million total viewers tuning in to watch the special two-hour premiere featuring the mother-daughter duo preparing for their first tour together in 10 years. Outside of launch week, The Judds was the highest rated premiere on the new Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) as well as the number one social media trend for cable during the episode. Hundreds of viewers logged on to participate in a live, online chat during the two-hour premiere. The country legends held nothing back during the 2-hour premiere, offering viewers a behind-the-scenes glimpse of both their personal and professional lives. Whether it was disagreements over stage props and costumes or extremely intimate conversations with their life coach, Ted Klontz, fans and viewers were witness to it all. The audience got the opportunity to witness the elements that make up the complex relationship between Naomi and Wynonna as well as the excitement and emotion that comes along with putting together a nationwide farewell tour. In case you missed it, a full episode of The Judds can now be viewed at http://www.oprah.com/own-judds/The-Judds-Naomis-Secret-FULL-EPISODE. Webster & Associates Judds Photo Provided by Webster & Associates

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