Instead, get to know Reba through this list of some of her best songs. Let us know in the comments section, below. She spent almost a decade on the road playing smoky dives and honky-tonks before she got big enough to draw concert-hall sized crowds, and released single after single to little avail although plenty of those early singles, with their 70s haze, hold up well. After six albums with Mercury and little of the mainstream success she sought, Reba moved to MCA in search of more creative control.
"Rumor Has It"
Few vocalists in any form of music can forego using their last name, electing to simply be known by their first. In the world of country, Dolly Parton is one that comes to mind along these lines, along with a woman from Oklahoma who grew up inspired by artists such as Parton and Loretta Lynn. Her name?
There's no question that Reba McEntire is a music legend. Not only has the year-old Oklahoma native earned 16 Academy of Country Music Awards ACM , but she's also set to host the show for the 16th time. You bet that " Does He Love You " made the cut. But McEntire added her own unique spin on this inspiring rags-to-riches story of a young woman rising from a dirt-poor family. Though McEntire is no longer married to country superstar Narvel Blackstock, who also happens to be Kelly Clarkson 's father-in-law, she still partners up with Clarkson to record songs together. McEntire turned Clarkson's hit into an incredible cover for her Reba Duets album.
The singles discography of American country music singer Reba McEntire consists of singles. In , she released her debut, self-titled album , which yielded four singles that failed to become major hits on the country chart. It was her next album, released in , titled Out of a Dream that produced her first Top 40 hits and her first major hit, a remake of Patsy Cline 's " Sweet Dreams ". However, she was not pleased with the music she was recording under the label country pop -styled ballads and signed with MCA Records in , where McEntire had more control over what she recorded and how she recorded it. Under MCA, McEntire began to have her biggest success with the release of her album, My Kind of Country , which celebrated traditional country music. Her success in the late s helped revitalize traditional country music, and McEntire was considered one of the leaders in the traditional country sound of the late s and s, along with George Strait , Garth Brooks , Patty Loveless , and Randy Travis. McEntire's success continued into the late s, especially after the release of 's What If It's You , which yielded her first number one single in almost two years and three additional major hits. After the release of 's So Good Together , McEntire branched out into acting and created her own television sitcom, Reba — , and didn't record or tour for nearly three years. In , she returned to music with her 24th studio album, Room to Breathe.