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Reba returns home

Thursday, February 20, 2020 – Reba is going home.

She announced today she was leaving Big Machine Label Group for her original label home, Universal Music Group Nashville, where she spent the first 32 years of her career. During her time on both Mercury and MCA Records, two of the four labels that form Universal Music Group Nashville, Reba celebrated unprecedented success including 33 of her 35 career number 1 singles and selling over 56 million albums worldwide.

"It's a wonderful feeling to be back with the family where I started," McEntire said. "I am thrilled because my catalog is here at Universal, and I'm really excited to revisit all the songs that I recorded many years ago. We're going to have a lot of fun."

"At a time when our music, our community and our artists need a bright guiding light, Reba returning to the place where it all started is a great testament to her continuing impact and her powerful musical legacy, and we are so proud she's coming home," said UMG Nashville President Cindy Mabe. "Reba is a music icon who changed culture and paved her own path by making strong empowering musical statements throughout her career through her songs, her videos, her fashion, her shows and her persona. She's inspired so many generations of fans and there is so much more impact to be made. It is our honor and privilege to get to collaborate and grow the future of Reba's musical career."

On March 20, McEntire will hit the road on her first headlining arena tour since 2011 kicking off in Evansville, Ind. Caylee Hammack is set to join her for the dozen stops including Pittsburgh, Toledo, Ohio and St. Paul, Minn. In addition, Reba will continue her residency with Brooks & Dunn at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas with 24 new dates through December.


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