Miranda Lambert: Her Country Music Rise to Fame

Singer Miranda Lambert arrives at the 42nd Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 15, 2007 
August 31, 2019 - 07:41 / Sarah Schulz

Miranda Lambert has had quite the successful career in the country music business but that's not all. She is now one of the most decorated female country artists of all time! Let's take a look at some of her career highlights...

Miranda Leigh Lambert was born on November 10th, 1983 in Longview Texas. While Miranda was in high school, she made her singing debut with "The Texas Pride Band" and she was also in the house band that fronted the famous Reo Palm Isle.

Miranda Lambert poses with her award for Top New Female Vocalist at the 42nd Annual Academy Of Country Music Awards on May 15, 2007

Miranda Lambert was on Rising Star

In 2003, Miranda auditioned for the television talent show Rising Star and finished in third place. She signed with Epic Records later that year and released her debut album titled Kerosene. Lambert's second album, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend was released in 2007 in which she wrote all eleven tracks. Her third album, Revolution, was released in 2009 and received a ton of critical praise. "The House That Built Me" was released in 2010 and received Platinum status not much later.

Singer Miranda Lambert attends the White House Correspondents' Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel on April 30, 2005

Miranda Lambert and the "Pistol Annies"

In 2001, Miranda put together a girl group called the "Pistol Annies" with Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley. The "Pistol Annies" are still performing and releasing music today with three albums out to date. In 2011, Miranda also released her fourth solo studio album titled Four The Record and in 2014, Platinum was released. 

Country musicians Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton arrive at the Warner Music Group 2008 GRAMMY Awards after party held at Vibiana on February 10, 2008 

Miranda's 7th Album Coming Out This Year

Most recently, Miranda has been releasing singles from her upcoming album, Wildcard, which is set to be released in November 2019. This will be her seventh studio album. She has won numerous awards over the years for her work in the country music industry including the ACM Award for Female Vocalist of the Year for nine years in a row!

Miranda Lambert and Brendan McLoughlin at the 54th Academy of Country Music Awards 

Fun Facts About Miranda Lambert

-She was married to fellow country music star Blake Shelton from 2011 to 2015

-She is now happily married to Brendan McLoughlin. They tied the knot on January 26, 2019

-In 2016, Miranda bought a $3.4 million 400-acre farm in Tennessee

-In 2014, Lambert released a line of shoes and boots at DSW