The world of country music and the music industry as a whole lost an icon on Saturday when it was announced that Naomi Judd had passed away at the age of 76.
Judd consisted of half of the Grammy-winning duo, along with his daughter Winona, who had 14 #1 songs and was meant to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.
When news of Naomi Judd’s death broke, celebrities took to Twitter to pay their respects.
Here were some of those who paid tribute.
Rest in peace, Naomi Judd. I was honored to see Love Can Build a Bridge just a few weeks ago. 🤍😔
– Maren Morris April 30, 2022
I’m so sad about Naomi Judd. She was so cute, warm and fun but the thing I remember best is how proud she was of her daughters, she talked about them all the time. My heart breaks for her family. https://t.co/asDaIM3u3l
– Kristen Johnston (@thekjohnston) April 30, 2022
In 2003, Naomi Judd was a judge on Star Search.. She gave me an A and that changed my life.. Thank you Mrs. Judd. She was a beautiful woman and now the world is less bright without her. Condolences to her family and fans. Especially Winona and Ashley. 🙏🏾🙏🏽🙏🏻
– Loni Love (LoniLove) April 30, 2022
I had the honor of meeting Naomi Judd years ago and she was very nice. Sending love and prayers to Wynonna, Ashley, and the entire Judd family during this time. I never thought she would go
– Kristen Chenoweth (@KChenoeth) April 30, 2022
This is heartbreaking news! Naomi Judd was one of the sweetest people I’ve ever known. I had the privilege of working with her in films and in many musical events. Sincere condolences to her family. https://t.co/ONRL9Q29om
– Travis Treat (@travistreet) April 30, 2022
My heart sinks due to the loss of Naomi Judd today at the age of 76. She was such a talented and unique lady, which made The Judds an icon in every sense of the word. This photo was taken just a few weeks ago pic.twitter.com/mRYJHUjTc8
– Cody Alan (@CodyAlan) April 30, 2022
So sad to hear that #Naomi Judd The day passes. I had the great honor of knowing her, and she was without a doubt one of the most recognizable artists of all time in the country music industry. I’m thinking of my dear friend Tweet embed Right now, this is a very difficult day for her and her family. #goodness
– John Rich (@johnrich) April 30, 2022
Sweet Jesus…Naomi Judd came home… The day before Judgment Day Tweet embed Extrapolation… This is news of an abstraction… We grieve more than words…
– Oak Ridge Boys (@oakridgeboys) April 30, 2022
I am so saddened to hear the news about Naomi Judd. My thoughts and prayers go out to Winona, Ashley Judd, and all of us friends and fans that I love and respect so much. Irreplaceable – the country music legend will never be forgotten. pic.twitter.com/PUI79HNqJX
– Ty Herndon (@TyHerndoncom) April 30, 2022
I have so many memories with Naomi Judd – from our early years on stage across the country, award shows to recent neighbors’ meetings at church or around our hometown of Franklin. I am speechless and so sad! My prayers are to Winona, Ashley and the rest of her family, God bless you pic.twitter.com/lFvDGpChvr
– Lee Greenwood (@TheLeeGreenwood) April 30, 2022