New performers and special guests added to “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION,” airing LIVE from Ryman Auditorium commercial-free on Sunday, May 15th at 6p/5c on CMT
Bette Midler, Brad Paisley, Carly Pearce, Jamey Johnson, Reba McEntire & Reese Witherspoon join previously announced lineup of friends and fans paying tribute to the country legend
WHAT: CMT and Sandbox Live, in partnership with The Judd family, together present “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION” a tribute to the extraordinary life and legacy of country music icon Naomi Judd, premiering LIVE from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium commercial-free on Sunday, May 15th at 6p/5c with an encore presentation at 10p/9c, exclusively on CMT.
WHO: The final talent line-up participating includes:
- Robin Roberts
- Ashley McBryde
- Brad Paisley *NEW
- Brandi Carlile
- Carly Pearce *NEW
- Emmylou Harris & Allison Russell
- Gaither Vocal Band
- Jamey Johnson *NEW
- Little Big Town
- Ashley Judd
- Wynonna Judd
- Larry Strickland *NEW
- Martina McBride
- SPECIAL MESSAGES:
- Bette Midler *NEW
- Morgan Freeman
- Oprah Winfrey
- Reba McEntire *NEW
- Reese Witherspoon *NEW
- Salma Hayek
- CMT HOSTS:
- Carly Pearce
- Cody Alan
WHEN + WHERE:
- LIVE from Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium tomorrow, Sunday, May 15th at 6p/5c on CMT; Encores at 10p/9c.
- For GENERAL PUBLIC, a limited number of tickets are available. More info here.
- For any MEDIA interested in attending, please reach out directly to Ali/Marcel.
- PRODUCER CREDITS:
- “NAOMI JUDD: A RIVER OF TIME CELEBRATION” is a co-production from CMT and Sandbox Live; Margaret Comeaux (CMT), Leslie Fram (CMT), Jason Owen (Sandbox) and Patrizia DiMaria (Ladypants Productions) are Executive Producers.
- PRESS ASSETS:
- KEY ART
- PERFORMANCE CLIP: The Judds - “LOVE CAN BUILD A BRIDGE” (from 2022 CMT MUSIC AWARDS)
- CMT PRESS SITE
- CMT Comms will provide handout photo/video footage following the ceremony, including show clips, b-roll and more. All assets will live on the above Press Site. Please note the tab outlining Terms & Conditions of use.
Ali Marszalkowski, firstname.lastname@example.org
Marcel Pariseau, email@example.com
Scott Adkins (For Legacy of Naomi Judd), firstname.lastname@example.org