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Reba McEntire

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Biography

Reba McEntire in April 2010

Source: Wikipedia

Reba Nell McEntire (born March 28, 1955) is an American country music singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and television producer. She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band, on local radio shows with her siblings, and at rodeos. While a sophomore in college, she performed the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City and caught the attention of country artist Red Steagall who brought her to Nashville, Tennessee. She signed a contract with Mercury Records a year later in 1975. She released her first solo album in 1977 and released five additional studio albums under the label until 1983.

Fact file

  • Born: Reba Nell McEntire March 28, 1955 (age 61) McAlester, Oklahoma, U.S.
  • Other names: Reba
  • Occupation: Singer songwriter record producer actress television producer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Spouse(s): Charlie Battles (m. 1976–87) Narvel Blackstock (m. 1989–2015)
  • Children: Shelby Blackstock
  • Website: www.reba.com
  • Genres: Country
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Labels: Mercury MCA Nashville Starstruck Valory Nash Icon
  • Associated acts: Red Steagall Pake McEntire Susie McEntire Brooks & Dunn Kelly Clarkson

Read more about Reba McEntire at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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Cher, Reba McEntire among 2018 Kennedy Center honorees
CBS Entertainment Ne, 2018-07-25 19:32:30
This year's Kennedy Center Honors will celebrate the lifetime achievements in the arts of Cher, Phillip Glass, Reba McEntire and Wayne Shorter

Cher, Reba McEntire, 'Hamilton' & More Receiving 2018 Kennedy Center Honors
Billboard, 2018-07-25 17:02:36
The Kennedy Center Honors have announced Cher, Reba McEntire, composer Philip Glass, jazz sax musician Wayne Shorter, and the Hamilton...

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Variety, 2018-07-25 16:25:16
WASHINGTON — Cher, country singer Reba McEntire, composer and pianist Philip Glass, jazz saxophonist Wayne Shorter, and “Hamilton’s” creators will be celebrated at this year’s Kennedy Center Honors. The ceremony will take place on Dec. 2 and be broadcast Dec. 26 on CBS. Last year, President Donald Trump broke with ...

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