Reba McEntire is an iconic country music singer, actress, and producer. With a career spanning over four decades, McEntire’s records have sold more than 75 million records worldwide and she also owns many businesses across the United States both personally and through her brand.
McEntire first rose to fame in the 1980s with a string of hits such as “Can’t Even Get the Blues” and “How Blue.” Her music has earned her numerous awards, including three Grammy Awards, 16 ACM Awards, and 15 American Music Awards. She has also had success on the big and small screens, starring in movies like “Tremors” and the hit TV series “Reba.”
One of the milestones in McEntire’s career was the release of her album “Read My Mind” in 1994, which included the hit single “The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter.” The album went on to earn platinum certification and marked a turning point in McEntire’s sound and style. Another milestone was her induction into the Country Music Hall of Fame in 2011.
Throughout her career, McEntire has collaborated with Dolly Parton on several occasions, including on the duet “Does He Love You,” which earned them both a Grammy Award. McEntire has also collaborated with Linda Davis, Kelly Clarkson, Martina McBride, Trisha Yearwood, and Brooks & Dunn.
McEntire has a deep love for animals and has used her platform to advocate for animal welfare and rescue. She has worked with the organization PETA to promote the adoption of homeless animals and has been involved in various animal non-profit organizations. She also owns a ranch in Oklahoma, where she keeps horses, cattle, and other animals. In addition, McEntire has been a spokesperson for the National Hospice Foundation, raising awareness and funds for end-of-life care.