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Why did The Judds split?



the three Judds

The Judds is an American award-winning country music duo made up of Naomi Judd and her daughter, Wynonna Judd.

Naomi Judd/ Image Credits; billboard

The Judds got signed to RCA Nashville in 1983. They released six studio albums between then and 1991. As a team, Naomi Judd and her daughter scored twenty top-10 hits (including fifteen at number one) and went undefeated for eight consecutive years at all three major country music awards shows.

The Judds won five Grammy Awards among many other accolades. She won a Grammy for country song of the year with the Judds’ hit “Love Can Build a Bridge”. Their hits included “Love Can Build a Bridge” in 1990,“ Mama He’s Crazy” in 1984, “Why Not Me” in 1984, “Turn It Loose” in 1988, “Girls Night Out” in 1985, “Rockin’ With the Rhythm of the Rain” in 1986 and “Grandpa” in 1986.

The mother-daughter duo scored 14 No. 1 songs in a career that spanned nearly three decades. However, the Judds suddenly ended their parade after Naomi Judd was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. This was in 1991 at the height of their career where they had sold over 20 million albums and videos in seven years.

Wynonna Judd 

Why did The Judds split?

The Judds split following eight successful years at the height of their career in 1991 becavse Naomi was diagnosed with Hepatitis C. This led Wynonna to embark on a highly successful solo career.