Miranda Lambert


Miranda Leigh Lambert (born November 10, 1983) is an American country music singer and songwriter. She started out in early 2001 when she released her self-titled debut album independently. In 2003, she finished in third place on the television program Nashville Star, a singing competition which aired on the USA Network. Outside her solo career, she is a member of the Pistol Annies formed in 2011 alongside Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley. Lambert has been honored by the Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards and the Country Music Association Awards. Lambert has been honored with more Academy of Country Music Awards than any artist in history.

Lambert's second and major-label debut album Kerosene (2005) was certified Platinum in the United States and produced the singles "Me and Charlie Talking", "Bring Me Down", "Kerosene" and "New Strings". All four singles reached the top 40 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs. Her second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, was released in early 2007. Three of its singles ("Famous in a Small Town", "Gunpowder & Lead" and "More Like Her") peaked within the top 20 on the country songs chart, with "Gunpowder & Lead" becoming her first top 10 entry in July 2008. Her third album, Revolution, was released in September 2009. Two of its songs – "The House That Built Me" and "Heart Like Mine" – topped the Hot Country Songs chart.

2011's Four the Record included the singles "Baggage Claim", "Over You", "Fastest Girl in Town", "Mama's Broken Heart" and "All Kinds of Kinds". Lambert released her fifth album, Platinum, in 2014. The record won the Grammy Award for Best Country Album, and the album's lead single "Automatic" reached the top five on the Country charts. Her sixth studio album, The Weight of These Wings, was released on November 18, 2016, and subsequently certified Platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Her seventh studio album, Wildcard, was released on November 1, 2019, and went on to win the Grammy Award for Best Country Album in early 2021. Three singles from the album ("It All Comes out in the Wash", "Bluebird", "Settling Down") reached the top 20 of the country music charts, and the album's second official single "Bluebird" became Lambert's first song to top the Billboard Country Airplay Chart as a solo artist since 2012.

In 2021, she announced her collaborative record with fellow singer-songwriters Jon Randall and Jack Ingram, The Marfa Tapes, which was released on May 7, 2021, to vast critical acclaim, given its departure from Lambert's usual sound and its acoustic, stripped-back feel. Lambert released her eighth solo album Palomino on April 29, 2022. The same year she was listed on 100 Most Influential People by Time.


August 9, 2022

Makin’ Tracks: Miranda Lambert Navigates a Pandemic-Era House of Mirrors in ‘Strange’

Miranda Lambert wrote "Strange" with Luke Dick and Natalie Hemby at Lambert's Tennessee farm in 2020.

June 24, 2022

First Country: New Music From Luke Combs, Miranda Lambert, Breland, Kip Moore & More

This week's column also includes music from Sunny Sweeney, Randy Houser and Tenille Townes.

June 20, 2022

Miranda Lambert Gives an Impromptu Performance With Brooks & Dunn During Nashville Concert

"I swear to you I just pulled her out of the audience," Ronnie Dunn told concertgoers.

June 20, 2022

Luke Combs on His New Album, Miranda Lambert Collaboration, Wanting to Work With Adele & More | Billboard News

Luke Combs stopped by the Billboard studio to talk all about his new album, fatherhood, and who his dream collaboration would be.

June 15, 2022

Miranda Lambert Launches Wanda June Home Collection With Walmart

The collection features over 80 pieces including kitchen, bar, tabletop and home décor items priced from $12.97-$170, but most pieces are under $30.

June 9, 2022

Miranda Lambert Ready to Start ‘Actin’ Up’ with ‘Fallon’ Performance

"My grandma was a firecracker until her last breath, drinking Crown and Coke. If she can do it, I’ve just got to figure out a way to do it artistically," singer said of the song

June 6, 2022

Hit Songwriter Nicolle Galyon to Release Debut Album, ‘firstborn’: Exclusive

Nicolle Galyon has contributed to hit songs including Miranda Lambert's "Automatic" and Dan+Shay's "Tequila."

June 1, 2022

Miranda Lambert, Chris Stapleton, Morgan Wallen & More Among ACM Special Award Honorees

Other honorees include Shania Twain and the television series 'Yellowstone.'

June 1, 2022

From Merle Haggard to Miranda Lambert, All the Artists Who Have Clinched the Academy of Country Music’s Triple Crown

Two acts, The Chicks and Keith Urban, have qualified for the award but have yet to formally receive it.

May 31, 2022

‘Her Country’ Author Marissa Moss on the Inequalities Women Artists Face in Country Music

Moss's new book 'Her Country' looks at how Miranda Lambert, Kacey Musgraves and Mickey Guyton have succeeded often despite systemic inequality.

May 24, 2022

Jack Harlow Salutes Pete Davison for ‘Time’: ‘He’s daring, Thoughtful, and Simply Hilarious’

The annual "Time" list also includes artists Adele, Mary J. Blige, Jon Batiste, Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Zendaya and Miranda Lambert.

May 23, 2022

Adele, Mary J. Blige, Miranda Lambert & More Musicians Make Time’s 100 Most Influential People of 2022 List

The annual list celebrates the achievements by artists, icons, pioneers and more who have made a lasting impact in the past year.

May 23, 2022

Adele, Jazmine Sullivan, Michelle Zauner Make 2022 Time 100 List

Questlove, Jon Batiste, Mary J. Blige, and Miranda Lambert were among this year’s honorees

May 16, 2022

Miranda Lambert & Elle King Get Saucy Performing ‘Drunk’ at 2022 Billboard Music Awards Performance

The two were the definition of peak Las Vegas debauchery during their performance of "Drunk (And I Don't Want to Go Home)."

May 10, 2022

The Weeknd’s ‘Dawn FM’ Returns to No. 1 on Top Album Sales & Sets Vinyl Record

Plus, six albums debut in the top 10, led by Miranda Lambert's "Palomino." And, Norah Jones' "Come Away With Me" surges in sales after 20th anniversary reissue.

May 10, 2022

‘Girl’ Power: Carly Pearce & Ashley McBryde Crown Country Airplay Chart

Plus, Miranda Lambert's 'Palomino' races onto Top Country Albums, and Morgan Wallen returns to No. 1 on Hot Country Songs.

May 9, 2022

Travis Scott, Ed Sheeran & More to Perform at 2022 Billboard Music Awards

Becky G as well as Elle King and Miranda Lambert have also been added to the performance lineup.

April 29, 2022

Miranda Lambert’s ‘Palomino’: Every Song Ranked on Her Fantastic Voyage

Lambert takes the listener on an emotional travelogue on this deeply enjoyable set.

April 26, 2022

Miranda Lambert Goes Her Own Way (As Always) on ‘Palomino’

The eighth album from country music's most ambitious artist is full of welcome departures.

April 12, 2022

Miranda Lambert Saddles Up for ‘If I Was a Cowboy’ at the 2022 CMT Music Awards

The cast of 'Queer Eye' introduced Lambert's performance

April 11, 2022

Elle King & Miranda Lambert ‘Drunk’-Dial Up a Country Airplay No. 1

"The fact that a duet by two women hasn't been No. 1 since 1993 is crazy," Lambert tells Billboard.

April 8, 2022

First Country: New Music From Kelsea Ballerini, Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood & More

This week's batch of new music includes work from Thompson Square, Arlo McKinley and more.

April 7, 2022

Miranda Lambert Has Pop-Culture References for Days in New Song ‘Actin’ Up’

The country singer name-drops Elvis, Tiger Woods and Ricky Bobby in the swaggering track

April 4, 2022

Chris Stapleton Wins Best Country Album at 2022 Grammys

Starting Over won over titles by Sturgill Simpson, Mickey Guyton, Brothers Osborne, and Miranda Lambert

March 30, 2022

Miranda Lambert Announces Las Vegas Residency: ‘I Think Everyone Will Like What We’ve Dreamed Up’

"There's something really creative about imagining a residency in a city like Las Vegas," she said.

March 30, 2022

‘I Can Sound Like Whatever I Want and Look Like Whatever I Want’: How Miranda Lambert Made Her Own Kind of Country

One of this century’s best artists goes deep on her road-tripping new album, her LGBTQIA+ anthem, why she’s proud to have been a “shit show from day one” and much, much more

March 11, 2022

First Country: New Music from Miranda Lambert, Kenny Chesney, Breland, Randy Houser & More

This week's column also includes new music from Jimmie Allen, William Beckmann, Tyler Dial and more.

March 10, 2022

Miranda Lambert Announces New Album Palomino, Shares Video for New Song “Strange”: Watch

Lambert’s first solo album since 2019’s Wildcard arrives in the spring



April 29, 2022

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Actin' Up

April 7, 2022

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March 10, 2022

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Y'all Means All (from Season 6 of Queer Eye)

December 31, 2021

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If I Was a Cowboy

October 15, 2021

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Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home) [Acoustic]

September 10, 2021

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Tequila Does (Remix)

July 2, 2021

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They've Closed Down the Honky Tonks

May 18, 2021

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The Marfa Tapes

May 7, 2021

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April 28, 2021

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April 16, 2021

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Settling Down (Acoustic)

April 2, 2021

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Am I Right or Amarillo

March 26, 2021

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Tin Man

March 12, 2021

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In His Arms

March 5, 2021

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Drunk (And I Don't Wanna Go Home)

February 26, 2021

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Bluebird (Live)

July 31, 2020

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Bluebird (Acoustic)

June 12, 2020

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November 1, 2019

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Fooled Around and Fell in Love (feat. Maren Morris, Elle King, Ashley McBryde, Tenille Townes & Caylee Hammack)

September 13, 2019

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Interstate Gospel

November 2, 2018

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Keeper of the Flame (Radio Edit)

April 13, 2018

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The Weight of These Wings

November 18, 2016

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Sweet By and By

January 15, 2016

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Roots and Wings

May 26, 2015

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Two of a Crime

April 28, 2015

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Miranda Talks Platinum

June 2, 2014

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June 2, 2014

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Annie Up

May 7, 2013

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America the Beautiful

January 27, 2012

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Four The Record

November 1, 2011

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Hell On Heels

August 23, 2011

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September 24, 2009

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Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

May 1, 2007

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January 1, 2005

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