Reba & Husband Announce Separation After 26 Years of Marriage

Christopher Polk/Getty Images for dcpIt's the second major split for a country star in a month.  Reba McEntire is ending her marriage to Narvel Blackstock, her manager and husband of 26 years.

In a joint statement, the couple announce that they have been separated for the past few months, after 26 years of marriage, adding, "Despite this being the end of their marriage, they continue to support each other. They have worked together for 35 years and will continue to do so. They have asked that you respect their privacy during this time."

Blackstock, Reba's former steel guitar player, is the star's second husband; her first marriage, to Charlie Battles, ended in divorce in 1987.  Battles passed away in 2013. 

Blackstock and Reba had one child together, son Shelby, who was born in 1990.  She also has three stepchildren from Blackstock's previous marriage, including Brandon Blackstock, who is married to Kelly Clarkson.

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Dustin Lynch Launching First Headlining Tour This November

Broken Bow RecordsDustin Lynch will kick off his first-ever headlining trek starting November 14 in Richmond, Virginia. The Hell of a Night tour will hit more than 35 cities, including New York City, Boston, Houston and New Orleans. Dustin says, "To...

Hunter Hayes Performs “Invisible” for 22-Year-Old Fan Facing Terminal Cancer

Warner Music NashvilleHunter Hayes has recorded a special performance of his song "Invisible" for a fan from Maryland he calls "a rock star" and one of the most inspiring human beings he has ever come across.

Her name is Erin Catterton, and she's facing terminal cancer at 22-years-old. Since Erin is a huge Hunter Hayes fan, her brother, Robert, reached out to Hunter's camp to try to fulfill her wish to meet her favorite singer. Hunter responded by sending Erin a heartfelt video performance of "Invisible" filmed in his hotel room in Los Angeles. He hopes to meet Erin in person very soon.

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Erin has battled cancer for much of her life. According to Robert, she was diagnosed with a brain tumor when she was just four-years-old. Just a few weeks ago, doctors found a tumor in Erin's uterus. After performing surgery to remove the tumor, doctors have now told Erin and her family there is nothing more that can be done. She is now in hospice care.

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