Country Singer — Wynonna Judd

Wynonna Ellen Judd (born Claire Christina Ciminella, 30 of mayo of 1964 in Ashland, Kentucky) is a country music singer. Their albums and singles credited it to the singular name Wynonna (pronounced / waɪnoʊnə /). Wynonna first rose to fame in the 1980s to his mother, Naomi, the duo The Judds country music. The duo released seven albums Curb Records, plus twenty six singles, of which 14 were top 1 in some rankings.

Once The Judds is dissolved in 1991, Wynonna began a career as soloist, in Curb. In his solo career, has released eight Studio albums, one live and another collection, addition of more than twenty successful singles. Its first three singles (“She Is His Only Need”, “I Saw the Light” and “No One Else on Earth”), reached the top 1 in the powers of the United States, as well as 1996, country music “To Be Loved by You”. Three of their albums are classified Platinum or higher by the RIAA. His most recent recording (Sing: Chapter 1) was launched on 3 February 2009. Wynonna Judd is more known for his musical work, while in the third millennium, also pursued other interests, such as performance and philanthropy.


1 Biography

1.1 Early years

1.2 The Judds

1.3 Solo

1.3.1 1992-1998: Progress and success

1.3.2 2000–2004: Success in the third millennium

1.3.3 2005-present: new career directions

1.4 Personal life

2 Awards and nominations

3 Studio albums discography

4 See also

5 References

6 External links


Early years

Wynonna was born with the name of Claire Christina Ciminella in Ashland, Kentucky, on 30 may 1964. Changed his surname from Ciminella Michael Ciminella, the man who married his mother soon had abandoned it the biological father of Wynonna, Charles Jordan, who died in 2000. Average younger sister is actress Ashley Judd. Naomi and Michael moved to Los Angeles in 1968, but they divorced in 1972.  In 1976, when Naomi and Wynonna lived again in Kentucky, Wynonna was inspired by the country music I listened to his mother there, and he learned to play guitar having received one for Christmas. Moved to Nashville, Tennessee in 1979 to develop his musical career.

Wynonna family consists of his mother, Naomi Judd; her half-sister, Ashley Judd; his two sons, Elijah and Grace Pauline Judd.

The Judds

Naomi and Wynonna joined Curb Records in 1983 as the duo The Judds. Between 1983 and 1991, The Judds charted successful singles veintirés magazine Billboard Hot Country Singles (later Hot Country Songs), including approximately fourteen Top 1s. Also recorded eight Studio albums and two Greatest Hits compilations. In his eight years of career, The Judds has sold over twenty million albums worldwide and has won more than 60 industry awards including five Grammy Awards, nine Country Music Association (seven of them consecutive) awards and eight awards, Billboard Music Awards. At that time, The Judds, disks were the most sold in the world of country music, and remained so until they were overshadowed by Brooks & Dunn in the 1990s. Although Wynonna sang lead vocals on most of the themes of The Kennedys, Naomi also wanted to take his place in fame. The mother relationship has always been tumultuous, Wynonna always late and forgetful, and Naomi criticizing it.

A chronic hepatitis C epidemic forced Naomi to retire after a farewell tour in 1991. After the duo disbanded, Wynonna signed with MCA Records and began his solo career.


1992-1998: Progress and success

2 April 1992, Wynonna Judd gave his first solo exit on television at the American Music Awards. “She Is His Only Need”, the first single from their self-titled album which debuted as a solo artist she spread. This album, Wynonna, was released in 1992 for MCA/Curb, under the production of Tony Brown. “She Is His Only Need” was released in the first place in Ranking Billboard country music that year, as well as their next two solo albums: “I Saw the Light” and “No One Else on Earth”, which was also number one according to the ranking year Billboard country music. “My Strongest massacre”, the latest single of his album, was the fourth hit country. The album sold five million copies in the United States, reaching the obtaining of the quintuple multi-platinum RIAA-certified.

Their second album, Tell Me Why, was released in 1993 by MCA/Curb. Also released Platinum status with the ten best hits country: “The title track”, “Only Love”, “Is It Over Yet”, “Rock Bottom”, “Girls with Guitars”, which was written by Mary Chapin Carpenter, among others. “Tell Me Why” was his third great success, reaching the 77 post pop ranking and 24 Adult contemporary ranking. “Tell Me Why” and “Only Love”, sang in Clint Black in 1993 the single “A Bad Goodbay” (from album “no time to Kill”), which became his biggest hit pop at # 43. The success of that song, gave rise to a tour called “The Black & Wy Tour”, with Black and Wynonna as headers.

In 1994, also made an appearance in the Lynyrd Skynyrd paying tribute album Skynyrd Frynds, in which she sang her song “Free Bird”. He also sang Duet of voices with Michael English, the debut single Healing, which reached 120 in the pop hits. After “Girls with Guitars”, Wynonna was reduced from rankings, that had boycotted it by having a supposed child out of wedlock. She was absent from the country for all rankings of 1995, and in response to the comments of the fanatical conservatives, he married Kelly Arch, the father of her son, in 1996.

Revelations is the third Studio album, released by MCA/Curb in 1996. While the song To Be Loved By You (from the album Revelations) was less successful Adult contemporary ranking, others three reankings not highlights it as well. “Heaven Help my Heart” peaked at # 14, meanwhile “My Angel Is Here” and “Somebody to Love You” totally lost the permanence in the top 40.

The fourth and final album by MCA Wynonna was entitled The Other Side. Unlike their previous albums pop country, this album focused on music blues and rock.  It was released in 1997 and produced four singles. The disk was not sold as its first three, however, won the gold, certification but not of Platinum (RIAA). Its singles were not as successful in the rankings, despite “When Love Starts Talkin’ ‘” and “Come Some Rainy Day”, which reached positions 13 and 14, respectively. “Always Will” estuvio at the height of the Top 40 and “Love Like That” became the first single of his career never saw the rankings. After the release of an album greatest hits Collection, Wynonna left MCA to associate with Mercury Records.

2000-2004: Success in the third Millennium

In 2000, Wynonna decided to meet with her mother for a tour, which starts the new year’s day. A month later, Wynonna released his fifth solo album, New Day Dawning. This album, the first of his career Wynonna co-produced, included a bonus of four songs on the album entitled Big Bang Boogie, composed by four new songs from The Kennedys.1 New Day Dawning produced less successful singles: “can’t Nobody Love You (Like I Do)” and “Going Nowhere”. “Stuck In Love”, a song of Big Bang Boogie, was even less successful rankings, peaking at number 26.

What the World Needs Now Is Love, launched in August 2003, was the first album of Wynonna with Asylum-Curb Records company. Began with the single What the World Needs, which reached the Top 20 rankings in the country, followed by the singles smaller “Heaven Help Me” and “Flies On the Butter (You Can’t Go Home Again)”, the posts 37 and 33, respectively. This last song, originally recorded by Lari white album Stepping Stone, highlighted Naomi choirs, and was published in the rankings as Wynonna with Naomi Judd instead of The Kennedys. She succeeded in Hot Dance Airplay chart rankings especially with the theme of Foreigner, I Wanna Know What Love Is.7 His dedication he escorted until post 12 of rankings in 2005. Also those who were included in What the World Needs Now Is Love were two songs in soundtracks: an adaptation of the great success of Elvis Presley, Burning Love, Wynonna chose for the animated film Lilo & Stitch; and “You Are”, included in the film Someone Like You, a film starring his half-sister: Ashley Judd.

2005-present: new career directions

Their second release by Asylum-Curb was a CD/DVD called live Her Story: Scenes from a Lifetime, was released in 2005. The album includes a new single recorded in the Studio: “Attitude”. Written by Wynonna and John Rich of Big & Rich, the song was released as a single, reaching a maximum 40 position at United States local rankings. A year later, he published his autobiography: Coming Home to Myself, followed by a Christmas album called A Classic Christmas.

Sing: Chapter 1, his first album in six years, was released on 3 February 2009. This album is composed largely of adapted songs, except for the title track, originally composed by Rodney Crowell. Also meets with their producers, Brent Maher and Don Potter, which were all published The Kennedys albums in the ‘ 80s. This album was initiated with the single entitled “I Hear You Knocking”, a blues first recorded by Smiley Lewis.

Personal life

Wynonna met Arch Kelley III in 1993, and his son Elijah Judd was born on 23 December 1994 in Nashville by caesarean section. In response to comments made by the conservative fanatics, she married Kelley on 21 January 1996, when she was pregnant with four months of his second son.1 His daughter Pauline Grace, was born on 21 June 1996. Kelley was an observer rather than a participant in the fame of his wife, and she felt out of place in their world. Incorporated in the role of husband homeowner while 500 hectares out of Nashville. She divorced him in 1998.

The second husband of Wynonna was her former bodyguard, d. r. Roach, whom he married on 22 November 2003 in Tennessee. 22 March 2007, Roach was arrested for rape towards a child under 13 years of age.8 March 27, 2007, five days after the arrest of Roach, Judd filed for divorce from his indictment of three charges of aggravated sexual assault against a child.

Wynonna was also a judge for the sixth annual Independent Music Awards.

Awards and nominations

In 2007, Wynonna was presented with a star in the Music City Walk of Fame.

In 2005, received the award of merit of the use by the service to all divisions of the United States armed forces, and partnered with Habitat for Humanity to record “Heart of America”, Michael McDonald and Eric Benet, which, in turn, helped raise more than US$ S 90 million for the victims of natural disasters in the countries of the Gulf Coast. She continues to deliver the World AIDS emergency care in his fourth year as Ambassador of the United States for joint.

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