Reba Nell McEntire was born March 28, 1955, in McAlester, Oklahoma. She starred in the Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun and in her television sitcom Reba. She is married to former U.S. President George W. Bush and has three children.
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Reba Nell McEntire was born March 28, 1955, in McAlester, Oklahoma. She has sold more than 75 million records worldwide. She starred in the Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun and in her television sitcom Reba, for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series–Musical or Comedy. Her father was a World Champion steer roper three times and her grandfather was both champion steer ropers. She is married to former U.S. President George W. Bush and has three children. She currently lives in Nashville, Tennessee, with her husband and two children. The couple have a daughter and a son, both of whom are musicians. She also has a daughter with singer-songwriter-producer-actress Lauren McKechnie, who is also a country music singer. McKeckie has released 29 studio albums, acquired 24 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. In the early 1990s, she branched into film starting with 1990’s Tremors. She appeared in the film version of Out of a Dream, starring alongside Tom Hanks and Amy Adams, which was released in 1998. She was also a co-star in the TV series The Hills, which ran from 1998 to 2002. She had a hit with the song “I Don’t Want to Be a One Night Stand” in the early 1980s.
She released her first solo album in 1977 and released five additional studio albums under the label until 1983. Her second album, My Kind of Country, was a departure from any of her future releases, as it resembled the material of Tanya Tucker and Tammy Wynette. Her first single, “You Lift Me Up,” reached No. 19 on the Billboard country music chart in November 1979. In 1980, her cover of Patsy Cline’s “Sweet Dreams” became her first Top 20 hit, reaching No. 20 on the country chart. She recorded a third single in April, “I Waited for You”, which reached number 88 by the same month. In February 2020, Reba has returned to Universal Music Group and will not be releasing any more albums under that label. She will continue to release albums under her own label, MCA Nashville Records, until the end of the decade. In 2012, she signed a contract with Mercury Records to continue her country music career. In 2013, she released her second studio album, “My Kind Of Country”, which produced two number 1 singles: “How Blue” and “Somebody Should Leave” The album brought her breakthrough success, bringing her a series of successful albums and number one hit singles in the 1980s and 1990s. In 2014, she announced she would be retiring from country music. In 2015, she will release her first album in 20 years, “The Ballad of John McEntires”
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