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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

In the news

Reba McEntire Talks New Album, 'Reba' Reboot Possibility, Eating 'Mountain Oysters': Watch
Billboard, 2019-05-31 16:30:50
Reba McEntire sat down with Billboard to play “Fishing For Answers,” as she discussed her experience being on Broadway, her love of corn...

Brooks & Dunn, George Strait, Reba McEntire (And Billy Ray Cyrus) Party on the Charts Like It's 1993
Billboard, 2019-04-17 19:40:32
George Strait's honky tonk time machine might really work. On Billboard's Top Country Albums tally (dated April 20), Brooks & Dunn blast...

2019 ACM Awards: Women Make Noise Outside the Top Categories
NY Times Music, 2019-04-08 13:36:12
Reba McEntire, the host of Sunday’s Academy of Country Music Awards, said the weather in Las Vegas was so cold it “froze us women out of entertainer of the year.”

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