Nashville (AP)

Kentucky-born Naomi Judd of the Grammy-winning duo The Judds and mother of Wynan and Ashley Judd have died. She was 76.

The daughters announced her death Saturday in a statement to the Associated Press.

“Today, sisters, we have experienced a tragedy. We lost our beautiful mother due to a mental illness, ”the statement reads. “We are broken. We are deeply saddened and know that as much as we loved her, so did the public. We are in unknown territory. ” The statement does not specify further.

Juds was due to be inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame on Sunday.

The mother and daughter performers have written 14 songs number 1 over their career, which has lasted nearly three decades. After they climbed to the top of country music, in 1991 it stopped after doctors diagnosed Naomi Judd with hepatitis.

Judd’s 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” 1986 and “Grandpa” 1986

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