Born in 1983 in Longview, TX, Miranda Lambert is an American mega-country music singer superstar. Her father, Rick Lambert, was a police officer and mother, Beverly, was a private investigator. While still in high school, Lambert fronted the house band at the, Reo Palm Isle, in Longview. Reo Palm Isle was a venue that legends such as Elvis Presley and Willie Nelson had played, and also where Brooks & Dunn started out as the house band.
Lambert gained her fame from her competition on the show ‘Nashville Star. She is best known as a solo artist, and as a member of the Pistol Annies with friends Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley.
In 2005, Lambert’s debut album Kerosene gained her national attention and was certified Platinum produced the singles “Me and Charlie Talking”, “Bring Me Down”, “Kerosene”, and “New Strings”. All four singles were top 40 hits on Billboard Hot Country Songs. In 2007 she released her second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, and three singles from that album “Famous in a Small Town”, “Gunpowder & Lead”, and “More Like Her” were top 20 hits.
Her third album, Revolution, was released in 2009 and included the single “The House That Built Me” and “Heart Like Mine”.
Lambert has been honored by the Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Country Music Association Awards.
In 2017, Miranda Lambert is ready to hit the road again with her ‘Highway Vagabond Tour’ and it will kick off on January 26th at the Ford Center in Evansville, IN.
Lambert was married to fellow country star Blake Shelton from 2011 to 2015.