Emmy Russell, Wynonna; Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless

WATCH: Emmy Russell and Wynonna Judd Perform Powerful Tribute To Loretta Lynn During ‘American Idol’ Finale

Posted on May 20, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

This marked the second time Russell performed her grandmother, Loretta Lynn’s song on Idol.

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Emmy Russell; Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless, Loretta Lynn; Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Americana Music

Emmy Russell Honors Grandmother Loretta Lynn with Powerful Performance of ‘Coal Miner’s Daughter’ on ‘American Idol’

Posted on April 30, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“I chose this song because you are Emmy Russell and you can do anything now as Emmy Russell,” Perry said with tears in her eyes.

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Emmy Russell performs on American Idol, vying for a spot in the Top 8; Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless

Emmy Russell Dazzles With Unexpected Blink 182 Cover On ‘American Idol’

Posted on April 29, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Russell continues to impress judges and viewers alike with her evolving stage presence and beautiful vocals.

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Emmy Russell; Photo by Photo by Disney/Eric McCandless

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter, Emmy Russell, Delivers Emotional Performance Of Original Song, ‘Want You,’ On ‘American Idol’

Posted on April 15, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Russell has debuted multiple original songs throughout her Idol journey, but this one struck a chord with the judges.

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Emmy Russell, Loretta Lynn; Photos Courtesy American Idol YouTube

Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Emmy Russell Stuns American Idol Judges with Emotional Audition

Posted on February 25, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Russell left her audition in a puddle of tears.

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Emmy Russell; Photo via Instagram, Loretta Lynn; Photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images for Americana Music

Meet Emmy Russell: Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter Set To Shine on American Idol

Posted on February 19, 2024

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Lauren Jo Black

Russell aspires to carve out her own journey while drawing inspiration from her grandmother, Loretta Lynn, and her aunt, Crystal Gayle.

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Cissie Lynn, Loretta Lynn; Photo Courtesy Loretta Lynn Instagram

Clara Marie, Daughter Of Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn, Undergoes ‘Critical Surgery’

Posted on February 12, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

The Lynn family is asking for prayers once again.

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Loretta Lynn, Son Ernest Ray; Photo Courtesy of Loretta Lynn/Facebook

Family Of Loretta Lynn Offers Latest Health Update On Her Son, Ernest Ray

Posted on January 29, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

Ernest recently underwent life-saving surgery after suffering kidney failure.

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Loretta Lynn, Son Ernest Ray; Photo Courtesy of Loretta Lynn/Facebook

Loretta Lynn’s Family Gives Update After Her Son Ernest Undergoes Unexpected, Life-Saving Surgery

Posted on January 24, 2024

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Madeleine O’Connell

“We would love to know you are praying with us for Ernie,” The Lynn Family wrote on Loretta Lynn’s social media.

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Kacey Musgraves; Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for Citi, Loretta Lynn; Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images

Kacey Musgraves To Honor The Late Loretta Lynn During GRAMMYs In Memoriam Segment

Posted on February 2, 2023

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Lauren Jo Black

Musgraves will perform “Coal Miner’s Daughter.”

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