Follow Billboard. All rights reserved. Whether showing her good or bad side, here are ten Lambert moments that stand as some of her best singles moments. This track from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend was the first example of Lambert showing her more vulnerable side, and also proved her continuing growth as a vocalist. Lambert performed the gripping ballad on the CMA Awards, stealing the show with her flawless delivery of a ballad that personified the term strength. The title track from her debut album was proof that Lambert was going to be a little something different as a vocalist. In other words, you would be a fool if you messed with her — or messed around on her, as her significant other found out when he saw his possessions go up in a smoky flame. The song definitely struck a chord with listeners, as well. It was her first platinum single.
Miranda Lambert songs are some of the most consistently interesting and best-written among the current crop of country music stars. The singer-songwriter, who rose to prominence after placing third on Nashville Star in , has written and recorded some of the most challenging songs to come out of Nashville in the last two decades. Lambert's stock in the business has only risen since her debut, but it is her diverse songs -- which range from revenge songs to gentle, heartfelt ballads -- that have placed her among the forefront of the artists in contemporary country music.
Miranda Leigh Lambert born November 10, is an American country music singer and songwriter. She started out in early when she released her self-titled debut album independently. In , 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 alongside Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley. Lambert has been honored with more Academy of Country Music Awards than any artist in history. Her second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend , was released in early Her third album, Revolution , was released in September She was named after her great-grandmother, Lucy Miranda. Her parents met while Bev was attending camp at Southern Methodist University and Rick was an on-campus undercover narcotics officer, and they got together a few years later.
That several album cuts were considered for this list of the Top 10 Miranda Lambert songs shows how strong of a catalog country's multi-time Female Vocalist of the Year has to count on. There are No. As a writer and performer, Lambert has become arguably the most important woman in country music. She's influenced the next generation with songs about cheating, love and heartbreak that sound nothing like other songs about those three country music staples. Every time she's preparing something new, we know to throw out expectations. Most Lambert fans will agree with our choice for the No. That's okay — like the Texan, we welcome a spirited argument.