Miranda Lambert Biography

Miranda Lambert was born on November 10, 1983 in Longview, Texas and grew up in Lindale, Texas. His father, Richard Lee “Rick” Lambert, is a retired police officer who in old age became a private investigator in association with his mother, Beverly Jun Lambert (née Hughes). Miranda was taught about guns by her father at an early age and later became an avid hunter of deer. Her parents took her to a concert by Garth Brooks when she was nine years old and this started her interest in country music. His father wrote and played country music and soon began to sing in talent contests under his tutelage. At the age of sixteen, Lambert began appearing in country music Johnny High Review in Arlington, Texas, the same program that helped launch the career of LeAnn Rimes. Lambert landed quickly in a recording session in Nashville, but left the studio after she became frustrated with the “pop” sound of the music. He then returned to Texas and asked his dad to teach him how to play the guitar, so he could write his own songs. While still in high school, Lambert made his professional debut as a singer. She fronted the house at Palm Island Reo Ballroom in Longview, Texas, a long-term venue that has shown Elvis Presley, Willie Nelson, and is where Brooks and Dunn started as a barroom band.

In 2002, while performing at the country music restaurant Tye Phelps and place “Love And War in Texas,” Miranda and her father, Rick, met Rod Phelps’ entertainment attorney who had been instrumental in getting Garth Brooks, Chris Cagle and Rory Lee Feek to move to Nashville and help them get the registration and writing offers. Phelps was impressed with the Lamberts and sent letters and demos to producer and record executive Mark Wright and Garth manager Bob Doyle. His positive responses induced Miranda to return to Nashville. In 2005 he did a test for the talent competition Nashville Star, where he obtained a third place. She performs in many places like The Tap in College Station, Texas when she was 18 years old. On September 15, 2003, he signed a contract with Epic Records. Her debut single, “Me and Charlie Talking” (co-written by her father and Heather Little), was released in the summer of 2004 as the first single for her debut album alone. Titled Kerosene, Lambert’s first album composed twelve songs, eleven of which she co-wrote. The album debuted at number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums list, and finally, won a platinum certification by the RIAA for shipments of more than one million copies, selling more than 930,000 copies until July 2008. In general , the album produced four Top 40 singles on Billboard’s country chart, including the main song that was a Top 20 hit. Lambert also toured with Keith Urban and George Strait in early 2006. In 2007, he toured with Dierks Bentley and Toby Keith.

Lambert’s second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend was released on May 9, 2007. She wrote eight of the album’s eleven songs, including her four singles. Much of the song “Gunpowder & Lead,” from the third single album and its highest single, was written while she was taking a hidden pistol class in her hometown.

In 2005, at the Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas, Lambert won Cover Girl’s “Fresh Face of Country Music Award”. She was also nominated for the Country Music Association’s Horizon Award in 2005; in 2007, Lambert also received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Country Female Vocal Performance from her single “Kerosene.” She also won the award for Best New Female Vocalist at the ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards 2007. At ACM (Academy of Country Music) Awards 2008, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend won Album of the Year.

Lambert took the 90th place in the 100 largest women (country music) by Country Universe in 2008.

In February 2009 Lambert recorded her third album, Revolution, which was released on September 29, 2009. She co-wrote 11 of the 15-album album. The album also includes co-writes with Blake Shelton, Dave Haywood and Charles Kelley of Lady Antebellum.An EP, entitled Dead Flowers, was released on September 8, 2009. The EP, available exclusively at Best Buy, featured the album Revolution of the song «Dead Flowers» and three bonus tracks previously included in limited editions of Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

During this time, Lambert and two other singers, became the new faces of Cotton Inc.’s revived the campaign “The Touch, The Feel of Cotton.” She has appeared in advertisements to promote cotton, and the website has a free download of the full version of their song, «Fabric of My Life».

Lambert debuted his new single, “Dead Flowers,” at the 44th annual Academy of Country Music Awards, on April 5, 2009. It was released on May 4, 2009, and was under Top 40 at the lists.

On September 24, 2009, Lambert and his band performed all of Revolution’s songs in the sequence at Ryman Auditorium, five days before the scheduled release date of the album.

Revolution received critical acclaim at its launch, and in Metacritic, which assigns a standard score of 100 to the comments of the main critics, the album received an average score of 85, based on 11 reviews, indicating “the acclaim.” universal”.

Rolling Stone magazine praised the album, “Lambert is still the most refreshing act of country, and not just because she makes guns look like a female matter-of-fact accessory.” Entertainment Weekly said: “She has found stylistic nuances of composers twice her age …”, and the album is “… a portrait of an artist in full possession of his faculties, and the best mainstream mainstream album of country music so far this year ». Boston Globe commented that “Revolution is the sound of Miranda Lambert coming into her account”. Slant Magazine praised the said album, “Miranda Lambert expands on her fascinating artistic personality, completely realized …”

The second single of the album, “White Liar”, was released on August 17, 2009,19 and debuted at number 50 on the US list Billboard Hot Country Songs. In February 2010, «White Liar» became the first Top Five hit by Lambert, reaching a list of No. 2 on the US Billboard Hot Country Songs list.

In the Revolution promotion, Lambert launched a tour as headliner; Roadside Bars & Pink Guitars in March 2010, with stops in 22 cities and a performance at Bonnaroo Music Festival.

“The House That Built Me”, the third single from the album, was released on March 8, 2010 and became No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list. He stayed there for four weeks, and received the platinum certification by the RIAA on July 8, 2010.21 On February 13, 2011, Lambert won a Grammy Award in the Best Female Country Vocal Performance category for “The House That Built Me” »

«Only Prettier» followed as fourth single of the album in July 2010 and its accompanying music video went viral. The music video for “Only Prettier” was directed by Trey Fanjoy and was filmed in Joelton, Tennessee, in June 2010, and premiered on VEVO on August 3, 2010. It features a 1950s theme and cameos from fellow artists. Kellie Pickler, Laura Bell Bundy, and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum. In the video, Lambert and his friends portray two rival cliques that attended a high school sock jump, the two groups maintain the investment, stuff their bras and smoke cigarettes. Ultimately, they have a bad time at the party, while Lambert, Pickler, Bundy and Scott have fun all night. In addition, Lambert is also shown playing with his band on stage at the event.

On September 1, 2010, it was announced that Lambert had received a record of 9 nominations for the CMA awards. She performed at the 44th Annual Country Music Association Awards on November 10, 2010. She won the CMA Awards for Female Vocalist of the Year, and Revolution won Album of the Year, Lambert and Sheryl Crow performed “Coal Miner’s Daughter” as a tribute. to country legend Loretta Lynn, who also entered the stage to join them and ended the song with Crow and Lambert as backup. Later that night, Lynn presented the Women’s Vocalist of the Year CMA award to Lambert.

In December 2010, “Only Prettier” reached a number 12 position on the Billboard Hot Country Songs list in the United States, giving Lambert his seventh Top 20 hit. “Heart Like Mine” was released in January 2011 as the fifth and final single of Revolution. It became Lambert’s second number one hit in the country list for the position dated May 28, 2011.

Lambert announced in July 2011 that his fourth studio album, Four the Record, would be released on November 1, 2011.28 One month later, Sony Music Nashville announced that Lambert and label mate Josh Thompson would transfer to RCA Nashville as part of of a corporate restructuring, Four the Record produced five singles: “Baggage Claim,” “Over You,” “Fastest Girl in Town,” “Mama’s Broken Heart,” and “All Kinds of Kinds.” “Over You”, which Lambert and Shelton co-wrote, reached number 1 in early 2012. At the end of 2012, Lambert appeared on the Shelton Cheers Christmas album, It’s Christmas, to which he contributed his voice as a guest at a version of «Jingle Bell Rock».

Lambert recorded a song for the soundtrack of The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games: Songs from District 12 and Beyond), called “Run Daddy Run” with Pistol Annies. The soundtrack was released on March 20, 2012.

On October 23, Lambert and Dierks Bentley announced the show-33 titled Locked & Reloaded Tour, which begins on January 17, 2013.

«Automatic», the first single from Lambert’s forthcoming fifth studio album, Platinum, was released on February 5, 2014, to the praise of music critics.The album, which contains 16 songs, will be released on 3 June 2014. Second single from the album «Somethin ‘Bad», is a duet with Carrie Underwood and premiered at the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on May 18. The album’s third single, “Little Red Wagon,” was released on country radio on January 12, 2015. The fourth single album, “Smokin ‘and Drinkin'”, was released on country radio on June 22, 2015.

On July 18, 2016, Miranda launched “Vice” of the country’s radio and digital outputs. Written by Miranda, Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne, which is the first song to be released since Miranda’s 2014 album, Platinum.

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