Miranda Lambert: Country Music Unrivaled Heroine
Miranda Lambert is an inspiring country music artist, who has changed the face of country music with her bold lyrics, award-winning music and humanitarian efforts. From her start as the newbie in 2003’s “American Idol” to her current dominating the country music scene, she has become one of the most successful and respected country music icons of the 21st century. In this article we’ll explore who Miranda Lambert is, her life, career, and her humanitarian efforts, so you can appreciate her even more.
Who is Miranda Lambert?
Miranda Leigh Lambert was born in Texas on November 10, 1983. After watching the TV show “American Idol”, decide to follow her dreams of becoming a singer, she tied for third place in the national finals. From there, she decided that instead of taking part in a major label production she would focus on her own independent musical career.
In 2003, she released an independent debut album, entitled “Kerosene”, which became a hit debut by reaching the top five of the Billboard Top Country albums chart. After that, she continued to release six more studio albums, one double album and four extended plays. She’s also released several compilation albums, live albums, and singles. Her songwriting is most often full of her personal experiences, and she’s a strong believer in authenticity making sure that every word in her songs resonate deeply with the realities of life.
Her Career and Accomplishments
Miranda has achieved great success in her career in a relatively short amount of time. In 2005 she released her second album, “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”, which reached number one on the Billboard Top Country Albums and earned her a Grammy Award for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for the song “Kerosene”. Two more studio albums, “Revolution” (2009), which won a Grammy Award for Best Country Album, and “Four the Record” (2011), followed shortly afterwards.
In 2013, Miranda released her sixth studio album, “Platinum”, which earned her three Grammy Awards and landed in the first position on the Billboard Top Country Albums. Since then, she continued to tour with her seventh studio album, “The Weight of These Wings”, which was released in 2016 and earned her two Grammy Awards.
The success of her albums and singles has placed her at the forefront of the country music industry. She’s won many awards, including her Industry Icon Award at the 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards and 11 Academy of Country Music Awards. In total, she has nearly 30 music awards under her belt.
Miranda is not just musically gifted; she also has a deep commitment to giving back to her community and country. Along with her mom and dog, she runs MuttNation Foundation, which raises money for animal shelters and advocates for adoption over buying pets from pet shops.
She is also vocal about combating domestic violence, being part of many campaigns such as the United Service Organizations (USO) which supports American troops. She does also great deeds in her personal life, for instance, she adopted a fourth-grade class after hearing about budget cuts in their school district. She also pays for their school supplies and provides them with Christmas gifts.
Gather Round Miranda Lambert Concerts
Together with fellow country star Kenny Chesney, Miranda is planning the music event —Gather Round at AT&T Stadium—which will fully support military members and their families. The promise is to offer an incredible experience showcasing performances and activities. This is just one way of showing her unwavering support of the United States military.
Miranda Lambert: A Force Unrivaled
From her extraordinary musical repertoire to her steadfast dedication to give back to her community, Miranda Lambert is an inspiring example of how we can use music to create positive change in our world. Her music speaks for itself, and has rightfully earned her the status of one of the unrivaled heroes in modern country music. Trusted by other successful female singers, she’s a role model for them and many other female artists. Get to know her a little better and admire her dedication to her craft and to uplifting those around her.