Music: Country: Reba McEntire

Reba McEntire

Bio and interview

Reba McEntire is a country music legend who has been delivering number one songs for more than 20 years and has sold more than 50 million records over the course of her incredible career. Her name and voice are synonymous with country music.

Reba is of the undisputed legends of Country Music, Reba McEntire has sold more than 60 million records in a career that spans three decades, 29 albums, 33 No. 1 singles, 15 American Music Awards, 12 Academy of Country Music Awards, 7 Country Music Association Awards, 2 Grammy’s and the CMT Johnny Cash Visionary Award.

As a critically-acclaimed actor, she has been awarded the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Awards for her work on Broadway in Annie Get Your Gun and starred in the WB/CW’s top-rated sitcom Reba for 6 seasons, which earned her a Golden Globe nomination and a People’s Choice Award. Her charity work includes Habitat For Humanity, First Book, the Reba Ranch House, the Reba McEntire Center for Rehabilitation and the Reba Mobile Mammography Unit.

Stage and Screen Superstar & Country Icon Reba McEntire to Host 43rd Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music's Party of the Year For the 10th Time

2 WORLDS 2 VOICES TOUR ANNOUNCED with Kelly Clarkson for 2008

REBA DUETS Receives a Platinum Certification Propelling the Superstar to Over 50 Million Albums Sold Worldwide

The "Queen of Country Music" is back for her 25th studio album "Reba Deuts" Audio and Video Clips.

REBA DUETS includes guest appearances by a "who's who" of popular music: Kenny Chesney, Kelly Clarkson, Ronnie Dunn, Vince Gill, Don Henley, Faith Hill, Carole King, Rascal Flatts, LeAnn Rimes, Justin Timberlake and Trisha Yearwood. 
REBA DUETS will be released on September 18.

Reba McEntire bio and interview

Reba Web Site Links:

Country Music Home

Music Home Page | Entertainment Magazine

2007-2008 Entertainment Magazine

Kelly Clarkson and Reba McEntire
2008 Concert Tour Schedule

Tour dates, cities, venues, and on-sales follow:

DATE                     CITY  VENUE                        ON SALE

January 17               Dayton, OH                      Nutter Center                Dec 1
January 18               Louisville, KY                  Freedom Hall                 Dec 1
January 1                Morgantown, WV                  WV University                Nov 30
January 24               Norfolk, VA                     Norfolk Scope Arena          Dec 8
January 25               Winston Salem, NC               Lawrence Joel Coliseum       Dec 8
January 26               Fayetteville, NC                Crown Center                 Dec 8
January 31               Wichita, KS                     Kansas Coliseum              Dec 8
February 1               Tulsa, OK                       Mabee Center                 Dec 8
February 2               Bossier City, KS                Century Tel                  Dec 8
February 7               St. Charles, MO                 Family Arena                 Dec 15
February 8               Indianapolis, IN                Conseco                      Dec 15
February 9               Rockford, IL                    Metro Center                 Dec 15
February 14              Tupelo, MS                      Bancorpsouth Arena           Dec 15
February 15              Jonesboro, AR                   ASU Convocation Center       Dec 15
February 16              Kansas City, MO                 Sprint Center                Dec 1


Reba Duets

From the Artist
As McEntire sees it, amazing songs have little to do with genre, and everything to do with emotion and nuance. "I've been a fan of different kinds of music all my life," she says. "I really don't like to categorize music. To me, there's only two categories: good and bad. And I try to sing the good songs, and listen to good music. When it touches my heart, and I can deliver it with all my heart and soul, then it's a good Reba McEntire song. In the end, I want all the songs to touch my listener's hearts." It's that devotion to making quality music that brings her audience back to Reba again and again. "The great thing about it is, my fans have always continued to go along with me on these journeys I take, whether it's television, music, Broadway or movies. They really hang in there with me, and I sure do appreciate that. It's been a good journey." The next chapter on that journey is about to begin, with Duets - and the amazing music created when Reba's signature voice finds new harmony with a few stellar friends. "I hope people are going to be caught up in the moment of listening to this music," says McEntire. "There's a lot of love in this record, because I love these people that I get to sing with. And I think people are going to love it, too. I honestly do."

Product Description
From the moment you hear the voice, you know it: fierce and powerful, clear and passionate, a voice that has sold 49 million records, a voice that could belong to no one else but the woman millions of fans the world over know only as Reba. So what do you do when you're the owner of that iconic voice -- and the embodiment of a genre-bending artistic presence that spans the worlds of music, screen and stage? If you're Reba McEntire, you find creative soul mates in 11 other amazing voices and produce a groundbreaking collection of music simply titled Reba Duets. Or, as McEntire herself might describe it, you gather up some friends old and new, and have a party - oh, and make an amazing new album at the same time. "It was like a family reunion. It was just so much fun!" says the easygoing superstar. And the results? "Well, I'm just so tickled!" she says with her trademark Southern charm. "I can't wait for everyone to hear it." Duets was a long time coming, says McEntire. "You have to keep creating things, thinking about what's next and how to keep it fresh for your fans," she says. "I've always thought a duets album would be a great thing to get to do, and the timing was finally right to make it happen."