• Wynonna Judd addresses fans’ concerns about her health after her 2023 CMA performance
• She was nervous during the performance and held on tightly to Jelly Roll
• Jelly Roll, the performance partner, reacted with support by staying in place and supporting her
Here is what happened:
Country music star Wynonna Judd recently addressed concerns from fans about her health following her performance at the 2023 CMAs. During the ceremony, Judd performed the song “Need a Favor” with fellow musician Jelly Roll, and videos of the performance showed her holding onto her performance partner as they sang together. Taking to Instagram on November 9, Judd shared a video where she admitted to feeling nervous during her performance. She assured fans that she’s on her way to Texas to resume her tour, adding, “All is well!”
The 59-year-old singer shared some lighthearted anecdotes as well, including a joke she heard before taking the stage. She said, “Right before I went out on stage to sing the opening of CMA, I heard a joke, and it went something like this, ‘Number one, don’t fall. Number two, don’t s–t yourself. And number three, God forbid if you should fall, don’t s–t yourself.'”
Supportive comments from fans poured in following Judd’s video. One fan assured her that she always brings the fire, while another praised her performance partner Jelly Roll for staying in place and supporting her throughout. Jelly Roll himself won the award for New Artist of the Year at the event, in addition to giving a stellar performance alongside Judd. Overall, Judd’s honest and candid response to the concerns of her fans was met with an outpouring of support and encouragement.