Faith Hill chokes back tears in a touching homage following a tragic loss.

Faith Hill battled to keep her emotions in check while paying tribute to her good friend Loretta Lynn, who died on October 4th.

Faith, who paid tribute to Loretta, who died at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, was joined on stage by her husband, Tim McGraw, at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville to commemorate her remarkable life.

A star-studded audience came to mourn the late singer for CMT’s Coal Miner’s Daughter: A Celebration of Loretta Lynn’s Life & Music.