GAC Album Review: Miranda Lambert’s Four The Record

There’s always a bit of added pressure when an artist follows up a critically acclaimed record that achieved successes like the Academy of Country Music’s Album of the Year award. However, what sort of pressure exists when an artist’s last two albums won that illustrious prize, as Miranda Lambert’s Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (ACM Album of the [...] Read More

Miranda Lambert’s Music Has Aways Been On Her Own Terms

When Miranda Lambert moved to Nashville and landed her record deal, she made it clear her music would be on her terms. It was a bold move for a newly signed artist, but Miranda wasn’t willing to be someone she wasn’t. Gary Overton, Sony Music Nashville chairman/CEO, was the head of EMI Music Publishing’s Nashville [...] Read More

Miranda Lambert Graces Cover of Ladies’ Home Journal

Fresh on the heels of hearing her name called for seven Academy of Country Music awards nominations, Miranda Lambert graces the cover of the March issue of Ladies’ Home Journal. Miranda opens up to the magazine about her relationship with Blake Shelton, her weight, and her family. She contributes her newly found sense of humor [...] Read More

2010 Rewind: No. 3 — Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert, Country’s “It” Couple

Next year is a decade since Blake Shelton released his first album, and there were years of grinding it out in Nashville even before that moment arrived. This year was seven years since Miranda Lambert first popped on the national radar in the TV contest “Nashville Star,” and while she was able to work as a developing and mid-level artist with her first two albums, it seemed as if she might never meld her critical acclaim with a similar level of commercial appreciation. All of that changed over the last 12 months for Blake and Miranda, who got engaged in May, then became the first couple in a decade to win Male and Female Vocalist of the Year in the same evening at the Country Music Association Awards in November. Blake and Miranda’s arrival as country’s “it” couple makes them the No. 3 entry as GAC counts down the one dozen biggest stories in country music from 2010. Read More

Miranda Lambert Fights Pressure on Album No. 4

Miranda Lambert’s third album, Revolution, launched her from a highly regarded country artist to one of the top acts in the business. It went platinum, won Album of the Year from both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music, and spawned her first two No. 1 singles. Of course, Miranda can’t bask in Revolution forever. Only in the last couple months has she started thinking about a follow-up album. And she’s making a point to not let the sales and trophies distract her from doing good art. Read More