She was in the family singing group "the Singing McEntires" as a child. Red Steagall discovered her during her performance of the National Anthem at the National Rodeo in Oklahoma City when she was a sophomore in college.
About Reba McEntire
Multi-platinum singer, musician, and actress who released more than three dozen #1 singles and more than a dozen #1 albums since the 1990s, including Whoever's in New England.
Friends and colleagues
She played the role of Nellie Forbush in the Carnegie Hall version of South Pacific alongside Alec Baldwin.
Her brother, Pake McEntire, became a popular country singer during the 1980s and her sister, Susie Luchsinger, was a popular Christian singer.