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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 singer, songwriter, actress, and record producer. She began her career in the music industry as a high school student singing in the Kiowa High School band,1 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 63)McAlester, Oklahoma, U.S.
  • Education: Kiowa High School
  • Alma mater: Southeastern Oklahoma State University
  • Occupation: Singersongwriteractressrecord producer
  • Years active: 1975–present
  • Spouse(s): Charlie Battles(m. 1976div. 1987)Narvel Blackstock(m. 1989div. 2015)
  • Children: Shelby Blackstock
  • Genres: Country
  • Instruments: Vocals
  • Labels: MercuryMCA NashvilleStarstruckValoryNash Icon
  • Associated acts: Red SteagallPake McEntireSusie McEntireBrooks & DunnKelly ClarksonLinda Davis
  • Website: www.reba.com

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

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Reba McEntire -- Good Genes or Good Docs?!
TMZ, 2020-03-29 07:01:56
The lights have never went out on Reba McEntire's beauty! Here is a 31-year-old version of the multitalented country singer rockin' these curls at the Country Music Awards  -- where she took home the title of Entertainer of the Year -- back in…

T.J. Martell Foundation Honors Amy Grant, Clint Higham at Star-Studded Nashville Honors Gala
Billboard, 2020-02-25 16:50:52
Reba McEntire, Vince Gill, CeCe Winans, Rascal Flatts, Wade Hayes, Michael Ray and Carly Pearce were on hand to celebrate some of T.J. Martell...

Reba McEntire Announces Her Return to Universal Music Group Nashville
Billboard, 2020-02-20 21:25:42
Reba McEntire announced the return to her original label home, Universal Music Group Nashville, on Thursday afternoon (Feb. 20) during a surprise...

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