Wynonna Ellen Judd (born Christina Claire Ciminella, May 30, 1964 in Ashland, Kentucky) is an American country music singer who goes by a singular name Wynonna. Her first rose to fame in the 1980s alongside her mother, Naomi, in the country music duo The Judds. The duo released seven albums with 26 charting singles, of which fourteen were number one hits.
After The Judds disbanded in 1991, Wynonna began a solo career. In her solo career, she has released eight studio albums, a live album and a compilation album, in addition to charting more than twenty singles of her own. Her first three singles — "She Is His Only Need", "I Saw the Light" and "No One Else on Earth" — all reached Number One on the U.S. country singles charts, as did 1996's "To Be Loved by You". Three of her albums are certified platinum or higher. Her most recent recording, Sing: Chapter 1, was released on February 3, 2009.