December 07, 2016  

The Judds Awarded 2011 Career Achievement Award

March 3, 2011 (9:14 am) GMT
Naomi Judd and daughter Wynonna, who are making a comeback, accept their prize from Country Radio Broadcasters in Nashville, Tennessee.

Mother-and-daughter country duo The Judds have been awarded the Country Radio Broadcasters 2011 Career Achievement Award in Nashville, Tennessee. The pair took to the stage at the event on March 1 to accept their prize and honor the radio presenters who have helped them throughout their career.

Naomi Judd told the audience she was "38 years old with two scared kids" when she recorded her first tracks in 1983. It was a good year for the family - she and daughter Wynonna Judd also released their first single, "Had a Dream (For the Heart)", and their career took off.

In the following decade, the duo scored 14 number one country singles and sold millions of albums, and Wynonna insisted radio bosses had a big part to play in their success, stating, "I've known about everybody in this room since I was 18 years old."

The Judds have reformed for a major 2011 reunion tour and Wynonna revealed both mother and daughter are keen to get back on the radio: "One of my goals this year is to get back on country radio."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Caitlyn Jenner to Become Mom Next Year as She's Banned From Meeting Baby Dream
  2. Rihanna Squashes Beyonce Grammys Feud Rumors: 'This Is Just Unnecessary!'
  3. Zac Efron Goes Shirtless in Teaser Trailer for 'Baywatch'
  4. 'Reign' Canceled by The CW After 4 Seasons
  5. It's Official! Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner Are Dating
  6. Are Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera Collaborating on New 'Glory' Remix?
  7. Sia Splits From Husband of Two Years, Erik Anders Lang
  8. Is Angelina Jolie Giving Brad Pitt a Second Chance?