Reba Nell McEntire born March 28, is an American country 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. She signed a contract with Mercury Records a year later in She released her first solo album in and released five additional studio albums under the label until The album brought her breakthrough success, bringing her a series of successful albums and number one singles in the s and s. McEntire has since released 29 studio albums, acquired 42 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 often is referred to as " The Queen of Country ,"  and she is one of the best-selling artists of all time , having sold more than 75 million records worldwide.
McEntire will play the festival's Steel Stage at p. Singer-songwriter Caroline Kole will open the show. The announcement, the second headliner for the day festival, gives Musikfest a decidedly country start. Darius Rucker was Musikfest's first announced at a month ago. He already has sold 4, of the 6, tickets to his Aug. In year recording career, McEntire has had 24 albums hit the Top 20 on the country charts, including 11 that went to No. In all, McEntire has sold 45 million copies of her 43 albums in the Unites States alone. That makes her the No.
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By Dan Heching For Dailymail. While Reba McEntire's had a long and storied career as both a country music legend and screen actress, she took a break from work to take advantage of a lovely warm weather vacation over the holidays. The talented Oklahoma native looked serene and happy as she enjoyed the beach before boarding a boat in Barbados over the New Years holiday. The Grammy winner, 64, was decked out in a ruched royal blue one-piece swimsuit for her afternoon adventure. The Fancy singer, who in November performed that hit at the Country Music Awards, was also seen strolling along the beach and boarding a water taxi with friends. While on board a schooner for the turtle-watching trip, McEntire smiled and took photos with her phone. She zipped up a scuba-style patterned aqua top with neon green piping, and carried a grey and black fanny pack. Reba also had a blue bandanna in her hair. Smiling star: While on board a schooner for a turtle-watching trip, McEntire was seen smiling and taking photos with her phone.