Wynonna Ellen Judd, or simply Wynonna ( wy-NOH-nə; born Christina Claire Ciminella; May 30, 1964), is an American country music singer. She is one of the most widely recognized and awarded female country singers. In all, she has had 19 No. 1 singles, including those with The Judds, making her one of the best-selling country artists of all time. Her solo albums and singles are all credited to the single name Wynonna. She first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother, Naomi, in the country music duo The Judds. They released seven albums on Curb Records, in addition to 26 singles of which fourteen were No. 1 hits. The Judds disbanded in 1991 and Wynonna began a solo career, also on Curb. In her solo career, she has released eight studio albums, a live album, a holiday album, and two compilation albums, in addition to more than 20 singles. Her first three singles were "She Is His Only Need", "I Saw the Light", and "No One Else on Earth". All three reached number one on the U.S. country singles charts consecutively. In 1996 "To Be Loved by You" also hit number one, her fourth number one and top ten hit. Three of her albums are certified platinum or higher by the RIAA. Her most recent recording is Wynonna & the Big Noise, which was released on February 12, 2016, followed by the release of the single "Cool Ya'" that same month. "Recollections" was released in 2020. Wynonna is most recognized for her musical work, although she has also pursued other interests starting in the 2000s, including writing, acting, and philanthropy. In 2022, Wynonna was inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame as a member of The Judds.
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