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Miranda Lambert

Miranda Leigh Lambert-Shelton (born November 10, 1983) is an American country music artist who gained fame as a finalist on the 2003 season of Nashville Star, where she finished in third place and later signed to Epic Records. Lambert made her debut with the release of "Me and Charlie Talking", the first single from her 2005 debut album Kerosene. This album, which was certified Platinum in the United States, also produced the singles "Bring Me Down", "Kerosene", and "New Strings". All four singles were Top 40 hits on Billboard Hot Country Songs.
After Epic's Nashville division closed, Lambert was transferred to Columbia Records Nashville for her second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, which was released in early 2007. Although the title track failed to make top 40, the next three singles ("Famous in a Small Town", "Gunpowder & Lead", and "More Like Her") were Top 20 hits, with "Gunpowder & Lead" becoming her first Top 10 country hit in July 2008. Her third album, Revolution, was released in September 2009. Five singles were released from the album, including two Number One hits: "The House That Built Me", which spent four weeks at the top; and "Heart Like Mine". Lambert has also been honored by the Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Country Music Association Awards.
Miranda's first album Kerosene went platinum just weeks before the release day of her second album Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.
Miranda wrote the hit song Kerosene on her bus on the way to judge Nashville Star in under 30 minutes. Her inspiration for this song was her ex-boyfriends.
In April of 2007, Miranda bought 392 acres in her home state of Texas. Most of the land is wooded hunting land.
Miranda is having a Closet Rummage Sale on Ebay, to help benefit the Humane Society of Smith County and 4F Foundation Dog Rescue.
Miranda's sophmore album Crazy Ex-Girlfriend will be released on May 1, 2007. Her first single from this album is "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" which she sang at the CMA awards show. Miranda wrote all but 3 songs on this album.
Kerosene was named one of the best albums of 2005 by Nashville Scene.
Miranda is currently dating fellow country singer Blake Shelton.
Miranda's video Kerosene was nominated for CMA Video of the Year for 2006.
Miranda was nominated for the CMA Horizon Award again in 2006. This makes the second year in a row she has been nominated.
Miranda knew that music would be her life at the age of three, singing along with her Dad as he sang Desperadoes Waiting for a Train by Guy Clark.
Miranda's music influences include Jack Ingram, Merle Haggard, and Sheryl Crow. Her personal influences was her family.
Miranda gets inspired by driving in her car listening to great music.
Miranda most admires Dolly Parton's career.
Playing at Gruene Hall and opening for Willie Nelson was Miranda's favorite career moment so far.
Miranda's life changing moment so far was writing with Guy Clark.
When Miranda was asked to complete the sentence, Nobody better mess with my...she replied, "State-Texas, of course!"
Miranda enjoys boat rides, water, hunting, sunshine and food.
Miranda's hobbies include hunting and training her puppy.
Miranda has always wanted to try barrel racing.
Miranda's favorite movie is Coal Miner's Daughter.
One of Miranda's last high school activities was her starring in Annie Get Your Gun.
Like a true Texian, Miranda enjoys hunting and massive cookouts.
Miranda's band is called Texas Pride which she formed when she was 17.
Miranda wrote or co-wrote 10 of the 11 tracks on her debut album Kerosene.
Miranda's debut album Kerosene debuted at number 1 on the Billboard country albums chart in early 2005.
Miranda graduated high school early so she could devote herself to music.
Miranda placed second out of 400 girls that competed for the role of Tammy Wynette in the musical Stand by Your Man.
Miranda was inspired by singer-songwriters like Jack Ingram, Allison Moorer, Guy Clark and Emmylou Harris.
Miranda received her first guitar at the age of 14, as a gift from her father. At the time she showed no interest in it.
Miranda began attending Nashville's Fan Fair festivities at the age of 13.
Miranda performed Holly Dunn's Daddy's Hands in her first country talent contest. Her father accompanied her on the guitar.
Miranda was raised on the songs of Guy Clark, Jerry Jeff Walker, Merle Haggard, and her dad.
Miranda toured with George Strait as a part of his annual George Strait Country Music Festival.
At the 40th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Miranda won the Cover Girl Fresh Face of Country Music Award. (2005)
Miranda signed with Sony records on September 15, 2003. Her debut album, Kerosene, was released on March 15, 2005.
Miranda made her professional debut at the Reo Palm Isle Ballroom in Longview, Texas. She was still in high school at the time.
When Miranda was 16 she began appearing on the Johnny High Country Music Review in Arlington, Texas. This is the same show that started LeeAnn Rimes' career.
Miranda left her first recording session is Nashville in tears. She became frustrated with the "pop" sound of music that was not her own.
The video for Miranda's hit song Kerosene was debut on Sept. 29, 2005.
Miranda was featured in Rolling Stone's 2006 Year In Rock Calendar.
Miranda's album Kerosene was the second-highest debut for a new country artist in 2005. This made her one of the top selling debut country artists of the year.
Miranda's performance at the 2005 CMA Awards was singled out as the highlight of the televised awards show by the New York Times, Boston Globe, Village Voice, Country Weekly and many others.
Miranda appeared in the March issue of Blender magazine.
In December of 2005, Miranda was asked what she wanted for Christmas and replied, "A gold record."
Miranda's hit song Kerosene can be heard on the Totally Country 5 CD.
Miranda has been nominated for two 2006 Academy of Country Music Awards. She was nominated for Top New Female Vocalist and Video of the Year for Kerosene.
Miranda is nominated for three 2006 CMT Music Awards.
Miranda placed 3rd in the 2003 season of Nashville Star.
Miranda first became interested in country music after seeing Garth Brooks in concert at the age of 10.


Famous In A Small Town
Gunpowder and Lead
Baggage Claim
Fastest Girl In Town
Heart Like Mine
Mama's Broken Heart
More Like Her
Only Prettier
Over You
The House That Built Me
White Liar


All Kinds of Kinds
Little Red Wagon

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