Reba McEntire is taking over the Academy Country Music Awards Sunday (April 15th). The superstar country legend took the stage to perform her 1993 hit "Does He Love You" as part of the "ACM Flashbacks" to honor classic country music hits and the artists behind their greatness. She wasn't set to sing the song alone though. Joining her is her very own daughter-in-law, the beloved Kelly Clarkson.
In a stunning red dress, McEntire had all eyes on her as she sang the lyrics that have graced the hearts of country music lovers everywhere. Watching closely, almost every audience member was mouthing along to her iconic words. The harmonies these two sang out tonight were just a beautiful way to highlight this song.
When McEntire was asked about singing with Kelly she raved about her talent saying, “When she opens her mouth to sing, it’s just like, ‘What is she gonna do next?’ because she’s got the range. I’m in awe every time she sings.” She continues on her daughter-in-law's talent saying, “I think I’m her biggest fan! Maybe Brandon is, but I don’t know,” referring to Clarkson’s husband and McEntire’s former stepson, Brandon Blackstock.
This wasn't the first time McEntire and Kelly Clarkson have sung this song together. Even before Clarkson married Blackstock and became a part of the McEntire family, these two sang "Does He Love You." In 2007 Reba even recreated Clarkson's hit song "Because Of You" as a duet with Clarkson included. The song was released as a lead single for McEntire's twenty-fourth studio album Reba: Duets.
This is definitely two female vocalists we need a future collaboration from. Between their past performances together and their show stopping performance tonight, it's about time we get an original duet from them!
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