Iconic country starlet Martina McBride surprised fans with shocking news when she appeared on the Today show Tuesday morning (Dec. 23).
The shocking news came when the “Concrete Angel” singer announced that she has recently joined Reba McEntire after inking a record deal with Nash Icon, after sharing holiday plans and recipes from her new cookbook, “Around the Table,” with correspondent Jenna Bush Hager.
Nash Icon is a new label created through a partnership between Big Machine Label Group and Cumulus Media. Nash Icon is aimed towards bringing back classic country superstars in a modern marketplace. McBride is the second classic country superstar to ink a deal with the new label that she now shares with label mate Reba McEntire.
Ronnie Dunn of the classic country duo, Brooks & Dunn has hinted that he too may be soon joining the starlets in their new ventures.
McBride took to Twitter following the show Tuesday morning to share her excitement where she tweeted, “So…yes, it’s true! I’m signed with Nash Icon and could not BE more excited! Making new music in 2015! More details to come. Thnx 4 all the luv!”