Who is Miranda Lambert? Miranda Leigh Lambert is an American country music singer and songwriter. Since 2005, she has released 8 studio albums, 4 extended plays, 1 live album, and 26 singles. She has also won numerous awards for her work, including two Grammys and multiple Country Music Association Awards. Early Life Lambert was born in Longview, Texas on November 10, 1983. She showed an interest in music from an early age, learning to play the guitar at age 12 and writing her own songs soon after that. She attended high school in Lindale, Texas where she was a member of the choir and appeared in school plays. Music Career Lambert's first public performance took place in 2003 at the Texas Music Cafe in Lindale. The following year she competed on the USA Network show Nashville Star and placed third. This gave her career a boost and helped land her a record deal with Sony Music Nashville. Her first single, "Me and Charlie Talking", was released in April 2004 and peaked at number 47 on the US Country chart. Breakthrough Success Lambert's first full-length album Kerosene (2005) was released in March 2005 to much critical acclaim. The album peaked at number one on the US Country charts and included five top 20 singles, including "Kerosene" which reached number one. Her follow-up album Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2007) also reached number one on the US Country charts and produced four top 20 singles including the title track which peaked at number five. Awards and Honors Lambert has won many awards for her work including two Grammy Awards for Best Female Country Vocal Performance (2010 and 2015). She has also been nominated for numerous other awards including 15 Academy of Country Music Awards (winning 8), 12 Country Music Association Awards (winning 5), 7 CMT Music Awards (winning 6), among others. Personal Life In 2011 Lambert married singer Blake Shelton. The couple divorced in 2015. In 2019 she married NYPD officer Brendan McLoughlin with whom she had a son in 2020. Lambert currently resides in Nashville, Tennessee where she is working on her ninth studio album.