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Reba McEntire              

Country Music Artist & Actress Known for "How Blue" and "Somebody Should Leave"

Reba McEntire, born on March 28, 1955, in McAlester, Oklahoma, is an iconic figure in country music, renowned for her powerful voice, versatile talent, and enduring influence. Her journey in the music industry began during her high school years when she showcased her vocal prowess in the Kiowa High School band, alongside performances on local radio programs with her siblings and at rodeos.

While attending Southeastern Oklahoma State University, McEntire's fate took a pivotal turn when she mesmerized audiences with her rendition of the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City. It was here that her exceptional talent caught the attention of Red Steagall, a prominent country artist, who recognized her potential and facilitated her transition to Nashville, Tennessee.

In 1975, McEntire inked a deal with Mercury Records, marking the inception of her illustrious career. Her debut solo album in 1977 paved the way for a string of successful releases under the label, laying the foundation for her ascent to stardom. However, it was her collaboration with MCA Nashville Records that propelled her to greater heights.

With the release of "My Kind of Country" in 1984, McEntire solidified her status as a country music luminary. The album spawned chart-topping hits such as "How Blue" and "Somebody Should Leave," establishing her as a force to be reckoned with in the industry. Over the years, she has amassed an impressive discography, with over 25 studio albums and an unparalleled collection of chart-topping singles.

Beyond her musical accomplishments, McEntire has successfully ventured into acting, captivating audiences with her performances on both the big and small screens. From her debut in the 1990 film "Tremors" to her acclaimed role in the Broadway revival of "Annie Get Your Gun" in 2001, she has showcased her versatility as a performer. Additionally, her portrayal of the beloved character in the television sitcom "Reba".

In 2019, McEntire's enduring impact on the music industry was recognized once again with her Grammy-nominated album, "Stronger than the Truth." Her remarkable career continues to inspire generations of artists and fans alike, cementing her legacy as one of the best-selling and most influential figures in country music history.


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