Reba to Perform the National Anthem at the 2017 City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge

CMA Fest’s most beloved event is starting to announce their star-studded lineup.

We finally have details on one of our favorite CMA Fest events — the City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge!

Reba McEntire will sing the National Anthem before the big game this year, and we could not be more stoked about it. More artists will be announced in the coming weeks to strike out cancer with City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center. Proceeds from the game go to support City of Hope’s groundbreaking research, innovative treatments and compassionate patient care.

The game brings together country music’s brightest stars and draws thousands of its biggest fans. Tickets are on sale now at As always, 100% of event net profits benefit City of Hope. Check back soon for the full line-up of celebrity players going to bat for City of Hope.

The 27th Annual City of Hope Celebrity Softball Challenge will take place on Saturday, June 10th at First Tennessee Park in Nashville. View our coverage from last year’s event here.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.