Reba praised for Super Bowl kickoff with epic “National Anthem” rendition, but did you know she nearly quit…

At the Super Bowl, Reba McEntire’s rendition of the US National Anthem Ieft the crowd at Allegiant Stadium in Paradise, Nevada, and viewers at home, profoundly moved. Her performance was more than just singing; it was a moment of national pride, evoking a collective emotional response.

Reba McEntire, the renowned country music artist, faced a challenging period in her career in the earIy 1990s. Following a tra gic plane crash in 1991 that claimed the lives of her band members and crew, including members of her road band and her tour manager, Reba experienced deep grief and contemplated leaving the music industry altogether.

The crash profoundly impacted Reba, both personally and professionally. She struggled with survivor’s guilt and the immense loss of her close friends and colleagues. Additionally, the tragedy occurred during a time when Reba was already facing professional setbacks, including a decline in album sales and struggles to achieve commercial success with her music.

Despite these challenges and the temptation to quit music, Reba found the strength to persevere. She sought solace in her faith, family, and music, eventually returning to the stage to honor her commitments and continue her career.