facebook
twitter
search
search

Reba to host country music awards show

Feb. 27, 2008 at 7:02 PM

ENCINO, Calif., Feb. 27 (UPI) -- U.S. country music star Reba McEntire has been tapped to return as host of the 43rd annual Academy of Country Music Awards show, the academy announced.

The event is slated to be broadcast live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas May 18 on CBS.

In addition to selling more than 50 million records, the award-winning singer also headlined the Broadway revival of "Annie Get Your Gun" and starred in the hit TV sit-com "Reba."

"I am celebrating my 10th anniversary of hosting the Academy of Country Music Awards," McEntire said in a statement. "I'm excited to honor country music's greatest talent at this spectacular awards show."

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Christie Brinkley congratulates ex Billy Joel on new marriage
Elizabeth Olsen accidentally flashes underwear in Paris
Michael Eisner tells Goldie Hawn beautiful women 'are not funny'
Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner vacation amid divorce announcement
Hugh Jackman's wife bans actor from working with Angelina Jolie