Country music veteran Wynonna Judd
has hit out Country Music Association officials for naming Taylor Swift
Entertainer of the Year, insisting it's "too much too soon" for the teenage star.
The Love Story
hit-maker, 19, made history at the CMA Awards on Wednesday night when she became the youngest person ever to win the prestigious accolade. Swift stole the Nashville, Tennessee show by taking home gold in every category she was nominated in, including Female Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year for Fearless
and Music Video of the Year for Love Story
However Judd, 45, is not convinced the singer fully deserves to win the award at such a young age - because she will have nothing to aim for in her career if she lands all the big prizes so early on in life.
She tells USA Today
, "You want my honest comment? It's too much too soon. Time is God's way of keeping everything from happening at once. It's just too much of a good thing too soon. My thing is, being a home-school mum, 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."
"Now it's over coffee breaks, the success, almost. 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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