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Country music star Loretta Lynn died at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee.
She was nominated 18 times for a Grammy Award and won 3 times. Lynn had 24 number-one hit singles and 11 number-one albums.
BREAKING: Country music icon Loretta Lynn, best known for songs such as "Coal Miner's Daughter" and "You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)," has died. She was 90 years old. https://t.co/1jHoioum13 pic.twitter.com/sEPPB9Fqic
— ABC News (@ABC) October 4, 2022
Her biggest hits came in the 1960s and ’70s, including “Coal Miner’s Daughter” and “You Ain’t Woman Enough.”
Lynn received numerous awards from the Country Music Association and Academy of Country Music.
BREAKING: Loretta Lynn has died at the age of 90.
RIP to a coal miner's daughter. 🙏 pic.twitter.com/7gQW2MyP5Q
— BrooklynDad_Defiant!☮️ (@mmpadellan) October 4, 2022
She is the most awarded female country recording artist and the only female ACM Artist of the Decade (1970s).
She was also well known for the hits “The Pill,” “Don’t Come Home a Drinkin’ (With Lovin’ on Your Mind),” “Rated X” and “You’re Looking at Country.”
Say it ain’t so! RIP Loretta Lynn. pic.twitter.com/tRzkJti86Z
— Rockstress (@RockstressFM) October 4, 2022
Lynn often appeared in floor-length, wide gowns with elaborate embroidery or rhinestones.
Her longtime personal assistant and designer Tim Cobb created many of the gowns.
When I was 14, someone I admired told me I needed to lose my accent if I was going to amount to anything. I was embarrassed. It was Loretta Lynn on Larry King Live that helped me do away with all that. Grateful to be a coal miner’s granddaughter. On angel’s wings, Loretta. RIP. pic.twitter.com/IC5YUd8sPg
— Farahn Morgan (@FarahnMorgan) October 4, 2022
Cruuuushed to hear about Loretta Lynn. We were JUST listening to a bunch of her songs on the way to Ottawa last weekend.
Such a trailblazer and there’s no replacing that voice. Man…pic.twitter.com/HlMyoZOXdt
— Ben McLean (@HeyBenMcLean) October 4, 2022
She was the daughter of a coal miner who turned country music icon. Lynn toured for 57 years and stopped after suffering a stroke in 2017. She also broke her hip in 2018.
Lynn passed away at 90 years old.