Reba McEntireBorn 28 March 1955
Reba McEntire Biography (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, 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.
Signing with MCA Nashville Records, McEntire took creative control over her second MCA album, My Kind of Country (1984), which had a more traditional country sound and produced two number one singles: "How Blue" and "Somebody Should Leave". The album brought her breakthrough success, bringing her a series of successful albums and number one singles in the 1980s and 1990s. McEntire has since released 29 studio albums, acquired 40 number one singles, 16 number one albums, and 28 albums have been certified gold, platinum or multi-platinum in sales by the Recording Industry Association of America. She has sometimes been referred to as "The Queen of Country". and she is one of the best-selling artists of all time, having sold more than 85 million records worldwide.
- Patrick Kielty chats to Reba McEntire at the 50th CMA Awardshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04dz0zs.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p04dz0zs.jpg2016-11-02T16:10:00.000ZReba talks about her long career and family life.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p04dz12c
Patrick Kielty chats to Reba McEntire at the 50th CMA Awards
- Reba McEntire is inducted in to Michael Balls Singers Hall of Famehttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qvmp7.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02qvmp7.jpg2015-05-10T19:51:00.000ZReba McEntire is inducted in to Michael Balls Singers Hall of Famehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02qvmq3
Reba McEntire is inducted in to Michael Balls Singers Hall of Fame
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