Reba Remembers Band Members On Anniversary of Plane Crash

Reba took to social media yesterday (3/16) to mark the 26th anniversary of the tragic plane crash that killed eight of her band members. Alongside a picture of her looking out of an airplane window, Reba shared a heartfelt tribute to everyone who lost their lives that day when the plane crashed near San Diego, California.


·       Reba’s message reads, “How time flies. 26 years ago our friends went to sit on the right-hand side of God. I love and miss them. Can you imagine the wonderful music they’re playing up there? And Jim making sure everything is set up just right?:))) God takes the best. He has great taste. #loveandmissthem”

Reba Meets Her Madame Tussauds Wax Figure

Reba unveiled her Madame Tussauds wax figure on Tuesday night (3/7) during the soundcheck for her Las Vegas concert. In a video released by Madame Tussauds, Reba’s band is seen playing on stage as a huge curtain is lifted to reveal her red dress-clad double. After the wax figure “misses her singing cue,” the real Reba takes the stage next to her look-alike and says, “It’s a lot harder than it looks, huh?” The video can be seen here.


·       Reba’s wax figure will be on display at the Madam Tussauds Nashville museum, which opens on April 14.

Reba’s Gospel Album Tops Two Album Charts

Reba’s new gospel album, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope, has taken the #1 spot on both Billboard’s Top Country Albums and Top Christian Albums charts, selling 54,000 equivalent albums according to Nielsen Music. The album becomes Reba’s first #1 on the Top Christian Albums chart and her 13th chart-topper on the Top Country Albums chart. In addition, Sing It Now: Songs of Faith & Hope has also landed at #4 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart.


Reba’s New Drama Gets The Green Light From ABC

Reba’s new yet-to-be-titled television drama has been given the green light from ABC to shoot the show’s pilot, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The publication reports that Reba will play a small town Kentucky sheriff named Ruby Adair, who “finds her Red State outlook challenged when a young FBI agent of Middle Eastern descent is sent to help her solve a horrific crime. Together they form an uneasy alliance as Ruby takes the agent behind the lace curtains of this Southern Gothic community to meet an assortment of bizarre characters, each with a secret of their own.”


·       The show will be executive produced by both Reba and Desperate Housewives  creator  Marc Cherry.

Is It Back To TV For Reba?

Reba– who appeared at Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise telethon in Nashville last night (12/13) – is reportedly getting back into TV acting as Variety reports that she will star in an untitled project still in development for ABC-TV. The drama is described as a “Southern Gothic soap opera.”


·       The drama is set in motion after a suspected act of terrorism happens at a Fourth of July parade in the small town of Oxblood, Kentucky.

·       Reba’s camp has not confirmed the show as of yet.

Performers Added To Dolly Parton’s Telethon

The list of performers at Dolly Parton’s Smoky Mountains Rise telethon has grown with the addition of and Montgomery Gentry to the lineup. These artists join previously announced performers Parton, Reba, Kenny Rogers and Alison Krauss, who’ll take the stage on December 13 to raise money for the Dollywood Foundation My People Fund , which was established assist those affected by the recent wildfires in East Tennessee.


·       The three-hour telethon will air nationwide on numerous broadcast partners, such as AXS TV, RFD and The Heartland Network, as well as select on-air platforms, including Cumulus Media’s NASH Nights LIVE.

More Legendary Performers Added To CMA Awards

The star power at the upcoming 50th Annual CMA Awards continues to grow with the addition of more legendary acts to the lineup.  Joining the star-studded lineup are 2016 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Charlie Daniels and Randy Travis; former Entertainer of the Year winners Ricky Skaggs and Roy Clark and former CMA Awards host Clint Black. The new wave of performers also includes Jason Aldean, Chris Stapleton, Thomas Rhett, Jennifer Nettles, Martina McBride and Dwight Yoakam, as well as multi-format performers Elle King and Pentatonix.


·       These artists join previously announced performers Alabama, Kelsea Ballerini, Dierks Bentley, Brooks & Dunn, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Florida Georgia Line, Vince Gill, Alan Jackson, Miranda Lambert, Little Big Town, Tim McGraw, Maren Morris, Kacey Musgraves, Brad Paisley, Charley Pride, Reba, George Strait, Carrie Underwood, Keith Urban, and Garth Brooks with Trisha Yearwood.

·       The 50th Annual CMA Awards will air live from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on November 2 at 8:00-PM ET on ABC.

October 4th: On This Day

On this day in 2000, the 34th Annual CMA Awards took place. The show was hosted by Reba McEntire from the Grand Ole Opry House. The Dixie Chicks were the big winners of the night, taking home four awards. The trio received the biggest honor of the evening with entertainer of the year, as well as the vocal group of the year, their album Fly was named album of the year, and their video “Goodbye Earl” won video of the year.

September 7th: On This Day

On this day in 1987, Reba McEntire’s twelfth album, The Last One to Know, was released. It was her first album to chart on the Billboard 200.

The Last One To Know produced two number one singles with “The Last One to Know” and  “Love Will Find Its Way to You” . The album was Certified Platinum by the RIAA.


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