Wynonna Judd Shares Proud Moment Watching Reba McEntire’s Super Bowl Performance

“Well done my sister,” Judd praised.

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Lauren Jo Black

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February 12, 2024

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Reba McEntire, Wynonna Judd; Photo by: Greg Gayne/NBC

While millions of people worldwide tuned in to witness Reba McEntire‘s breathtaking rendition of the national anthem just before the Super Bowl on Sunday, Wynonna Judd was also watching, cheering on her close friend from the comfort of her home.

Judd was watching on as Reba took to the field at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas to sing “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Like us, the country hitmaker was boasting with pride witnessing Reba’s incredible performance.   

Wynonna Cheers On Reba

Wynonna Judd, Reba McEntire; Photo Courtesy Instagram
Wynonna Judd, Reba McEntire; Photo Courtesy Instagram

Judd shared a photo of the moment on social media, showcasing her unwavering support for the fellow country music icon. In the snapshot, Judd’s hands are held up in the air and Reba can be seen on the television in front of her in what appears to be her living room. 

“Well done my sister,” Judd captioned the post with several exclamation points following. She also tagged Reba and the NFL. 

A Stunning Performance

Wynonna is one of several country artists who supported Reba McEntire on social media following the buzzed-about moment. 

Judd Performed At The Super Bowl In 1994

Wynonna Judd is no stranger to performing at the Super Bowl. She famously performed at the big game in 1994 as part of The Judds with her late mother, Naomi, as well as Tanya Tucker, Travis Tritt, and Clint Black. The grand finale also featured special guests Lisa Hartman Black, Ashley Judd, Stevie Wonder, Charlie Daniels, and more. 

Wynonna and Reba Worked Together On The Voice

This isn’t the first time Wynonna Judd has shown support for Reba McEntire. In December, she cheered on Reba and her team on The Voice during the finale when Reba teamed up with Jaquie Roar to perform Wynonna’s 1992 hit “No One Else On Earth.” 

Wynonna Instagram Stories
Wynonna Instagram Stories

“Get it girls!!!!!!,” Wynonna wrote on socials, giving her stamp of approval on the performance. 

Earlier in the season, the Country Music Hall Of Famer appeared on The Voice to serve as the Mega Mentor. She joined coaches Reba McEntire, Gwen Stefani, Niall Horan, and John Legend to mentor the remaining contestants before the Knockouts.   

When the news was announced, Reba and Wynonna shared a joint post on Instagram discussing their time on set together.     

“I love her being on The Voice,” Reba says in the clip. “We’re neighbors in Tennessee and we have to get out here in LA to see each other,” she later quipped.

Wynonna Judd, Reba McEntire; Photo by: Greg Gayne/NBC
Wynonna Judd, Reba McEntire; Photo by: Greg Gayne/NBC

Wynonna admitted that Reba’s presence on the show played a role in her decision to participate.

“It’s one of the reasons I decided to do this show because you’re here and I wanted to work with you.” she stated. 

When Does The Voice Come Back?

Reba is set to return to NBC’s The Voice for a second season this spring. The superstar will appear in the upcoming season alongside Dan + Shay, Chance the Rapper, and John Legend. While Judd appeared as the Mega Mentor last season, it’s unclear which celebrity will appear on the new season. Previous Mega Mentors on The Voice include Jason Aldean, Dierks Bentley, Usher, Taylor Swift, and more.  

The Voice returns to NBC on Tuesday, February 26.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for Answers.com and her work being featured on Forbes.com. She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.