By Tracy Wright For Dailymail.com
Published: 20:30 BST, 6 October 2020 | Updated: 20:42 BST, 6 October 2020
It was recently announced that she'll join Darius Rucker to co-host the Country Music Awards in November.
And Reba McEntire certainly wanted to share the big news with her new beau after revealing she's in a relationship with CSI: Miami's Rex Linn.
The 65-year-old legendary musician told her Living and Learning podcast listeners that Linn is 'a very sweetheart of a guy' and she's enjoying their blossoming romance.
Lucky in love: Reba McEntire certainly wanted to share the big news with her new beau after revealing she's in a relationship with CSI: Miami's Rex Linn
People magazine reported that the couple went on their first date in January and have stayed connected virtually.
'Getting back in the dating world for me is fun and exciting,' she said. 'It's good to have a person to talk to, laugh with, get into subjects about what's going on.
'Discussions about our past, our family, funny stories, him being an actor, me being an actress. And he's very into my music. I'm very into his career.'
Rex has had starring roles recently on Better Call Saul and Young Sheldon, and notably played Detective Sergeant Francis