Wynonna: "Too Soon" for Taylor Swift to Win Entertainer of the Year

Celebrity News Nov. 12, 2009 AT 8:38AM
Wynonna: "Too Soon" for Taylor Swift to Win Entertainer of the Year Credit: Taylor Hill/WireImage.com

On Wednesday, Taylor Swift became the youngest artist ever to win the Country Music Association Awards' top honor: Entertainer of the Year.

But Wynonna Judd doesn't think Swift, 19, is ready for such a top honor.

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"You want my honest comment? It’s too much too soon," the singer told USA Today before the show. "Time is God’s way of keeping everything from happening at once. It’s just too much of a good thing too soon."

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Judd, 45, added: "My thing is, being a home-school mom, I want kids to earn it, and I think some time ... 'cause mom and I rode in a car for the first year of our career to visit radio stations. There was a making of the star, there was a rising up, and the fans went with us.

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"Now it’s over coffee breaks, the success, almost," she added. "You have to play catch up ... It's like the girl who wins an Oscar and she's under 20. What do you do from here?"

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