1. Entertainment
Send to a Friend via Email

Wynonna Judd Profile

By

Wynonna Judd

Wynonna Judd

Curb

Wynonna Facts:

Full Name: Christina Claire Ciminella
Birthdate: May 30, 1964
Birth place: Ashland, KY
Height: 5 ft. 5 1/2 in.
Eye Color: Hazel
Hair Color: Red

Instruments played:

guitar

Musical Influences:

The Delmore Brothers, The Stanley Brothers, The Louvin Brothers, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt

First Big Break:

Wynonna started her musical career as one half of The Judds, along with her mother Naomi. When Naomi contracted hepatitis and became too ill to tour, Wynonna went on to become a successful solo artist.

Awards:

CMA Awards:
As a member of The Judds

  • Horizon Award 1984
  • Single of the Year for "Why Not Me" (1985)
  • Vocal Group of the Year (1985, 1986,1987)
  • Vocal Duo of the Year (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991)

ACM Awards:
As a member of The Judds

  • Song of the Year for "Why Not Me" (1984)
  • Vocal Duet of the Year (1984-1990)

As a solo artist

  • Female Vocalist of the Year (1993)

Solo Gold and Platinum Albums:

  • The Other Side (1997) - Gold
  • Wynonna (1992) - Platinum
  • Tell Me Why (1993) - Platinum
  • Revelations (1996) - Platinum

Billboard Top 5 Singles:

  • "She Is His Only Need" (No. 1, 1992)
  • "I Saw the Light" (No. 1, 1992)
  • "No One Else on Earth" (No. 1, 1992)
  • "My Strongest Weakness" (No. 4, 1992)
  • "Tell Me Why" (No. 3, 1993)
  • "A Bad Goodbye" with Clint Black (No. 2, 1993)
  • "Only Love" (No. 3, 1993)
  • "Rock Bottom" (No. 2, 1994)
  • "To Be Loved By You" (No. 1, 1996)

Discography:

  • Wynonna Compare Prices
  • Tell Me Why Compare Prices
  • Revelations Compare Prices
  • Collection Compare Prices
  • The Other Side Compare Prices
  • New Day Dawning Compare Prices
  • What the World Needs Now is Love Compare Prices
  • Her Story: Scenes from a Lifetime Compare Prices
  • A Classic Christmas Compare Prices
Related Video
Judd Apatow, Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, and Nick Stoller
Judd Apatow and Greg Mottola Interviews - Superbad
  1. About.com
  2. Entertainment
  3. Country Music
  4. Artists A-Z
  5. Artists H-Q
  6. Wynonna Judd
  7. Wynonna Judd - Biography of Country Music Star Wynonna Judd

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.