Top 10 Reba McEntire Songs

Reba McEntire Songs

Photo: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Our Top 10 Reba McEntire Songs list looks back at the amazing career of an artist who has released 123 singles and thirty three studio albums. That’s a massive body of work for one individual. However, Reba McEntire stands as no ordinary individual artist. Hands down, Reba McEntire is one of the most successful and famous musical artists of the past forty plus years. She stands at number two in the category of the best selling female country artists of all time. She has sold over eighty million records. She has won multiple Grammy Awards and plenty of Country Music Awards. She is one of the most loved singers of all time. With an artist of such magnitude it’s very difficult to just choose ten songs. But this is just a simple presentation of some of Reba McEntire’s most loved songs that we hope you will enjoy taking a listen too.

# 10 – Sweet Dreams

We wanted to get one of Reba McEntire’s 1970s recordings into this list and we thought the great single “Sweet Dreams,” was a perfect choice. This is an old song written by Don Gibson in 1955. It became well known when the legendary country singer Patsy Cline recorded the song. Reba McEntire put her own mark on this one in 1979. The song “Sweet Dreams,” was released on the album entitled Out of a Dream.  It was the fourth single released from the album. “Sweet Dreams,” would become Reba McEntire’s first top 20 hit of her career. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number eighteen.

# 9 – Turn On the Radio

Jumping thirty two years ahead into the future we present the great rocking song entitled “Turn On the Radio.” Just love that guitar riff that surrounds the smoking vocals of Reba. The song was released on the album entitled All the Women I Am. The album was released in 2010. It was the first single released from the album. The song “Turn On the Radio,” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. “Turn On the Radio,” also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts again reaching number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty three. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one.  The song was composed by  Mark Oakley, Cherie Oakley and J. P. Twang.

# 8 – Somebody

As we continue taking a look at the best Reba McEntire songs, we turn to the number eight spot presenting the song of hope entitled “Somebody.”  The song was released on the album entitled Room to Breathe. The album was released in 2003. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty five. The song was composed by Dave Berg, Sam Tate, and Annie Tate.

# 7 – The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter

In the number seven position on our top 10 Reba McEntire songs list is the song entitled “The Heart Is A Lonely Hunter.”  The song was released on the album entitled Read My Mind. The album was released in 1994.  It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one.  The song was composed by  Mark D. Sanders, Kim Williams and Ed Hill.

# 6 – I’ll Be

Landing in the number six spot on our top 10 Reba McEntire songs list we present the heartwarming ballad song “I’ll Be.” Listen to how warm and beautiful those strings sound as they wrap around the angelic voice of the brilliant Reba McEntire. This one has a bit of a Celine Dion vibe to it in the song itself. The song was released on the album entitled So Good Together. The album was released in 2000. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number four. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty-one.  The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number four. The song was composed by Diane Warren.

# 5 – Because of You

At the halfway point on our top 10 Reba McEntire songs list is the song entitled “Because of You.” This unbelievable recording also featured the stunning and extraordinary talents of Kelly Clarkson. The song was issued on the album entitled Duets. The album was released in. It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number two. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number fifty. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Kelly Clarkson, David Hodges and Ben Moody.

# 4 – Consider Me Gone

At the number four spot on our top 10 Reba McEntire songs list we present the song entitled “Consider Me Gone”This one has a bit of an Eagles feel to it. The song was released on the album entitled Keep On Loving You. The album was released in 2009. It was the second single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 peaking at number thirty eight. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by Steve Diamond and Marv Green.

# 3 – If You See Him/If You See Her

Moving along on our top 10 Reba McEntire songs list we present the song entitled “If You See Him/If You See Her.” This one hurts to listen to for anyone who has ever lost their significant other to someone else. The song also featured the great Brooks & Dunn. The song was released on the album entitled If You See Him. The album was released in 1998.  It was the first single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number one. The song was composed by  Terry McBride, Jennifer Kimball, and Tommy Lee James.

# 2 – For My Broken Heart

Nobody sings a broken heart song like Reba McEntire.The proof is in her stunning vocal performance on the song “For My Broken Heart.” The song was released on the album entitled For My Broken Heart. The album was released in 1992.  It was the first single released from the album. “For My Broken Heart,” was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number one. The song also was a hit on the US Billboard Country Airplay Charts reaching number one. The song “For My Broken Heart,” was composed by Keith Palmer and Liz Hengber.

# 1 – Fancy

We wrap up our top 10 Reba McEntire songs list with the song entitled “Fancy.” This might not have been her biggest hit from a chart position or even counting sales, but the vocal that Reba McEntire delivered on this one was just one for the ages. The song was released on the album entitled Rumor Has It. The album was released in 1990. It was the third single released from the album. The song was a hit on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs Charts peaking at number eight. The song also was a hit on the Canadian Country Music Charts rising all the way to number eight. The song was composed by the great Bobbie Gentry.

 

Photo: Gage Skidmore from Peoria, AZ, United States of America, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

Updated April 24, 2023

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