Lambert joins Monroe at The Basement in Nashville to celebrate Monroe’s album release.
The recently-divorced couple appear on the cover of US Weekly. Source:
Blake’s really broken up over this, Just devastated. Both of them have been unhappy for while, they were rarely together. Distance was a major factor. She’s very heartbroken, sad, and confused.
A source says the couple’s break up is due to their struggle to start a family, specifically with disagreements over having a baby:
Miranda felt very lonely in their marriage and really wanted a baby…Unfortunately, having a baby wasn’t a priority for Blake who was focused on his career and having fun. He was enjoying his life and wasn’t ready to make that kind of commitment. The baby battle really put a strain on their relationship.
Shelton and Lambert disclose their divorce is final after a four-year marriage. They do not state when exactly the marriage dissolution became final.
And it is with heavy hearts that we move forward separately. We are real people, with real lives, with real families, friends and colleagues. Therefore, we kindly ask for privacy and compassion concerning this very personal matter.
Lambert cancels her July 9 concert in Calgary, Canada, due to her vocal chords being strained from inflammation.
I can’t believe this is happening. I am sure most of you heard the news about the show in Calgary having to be rescheduled due to my vocal issues. Thanks for all your posts and well wishes, I promise I will do everything to get better quickly!
Lambert performs Mama’s Broken Heart and Little Red Wagon during the Academy of Country Music Awards show promoting her album Platinum.
Lambert appears on the cover of the January 2015 issue of Marie Claire magazine. She talks about her figure.
I’m just like anybody else, insecure and scared of looking bad or being criticized. But everybody’s making this big, giant thing about it. It’s way too much focus on women’s bikini photos, and I hate it. Why do we care? I want women to love themselves whatever they’ve got going on
Lambert takes home the awards for Album of the Year: for her LP, Platinum, Single of the Year: for Automatic, Music Event of the Year: (With Keith Urban) for, We Were Us and her fifth consecutive award for Female Vocalist of the Year at the 48th Annual CMA Awards. Lambert:
I don’t even know what to say.I just can’t believe that I’m standing here.
Trainor performs her single, All About That Bass, with Lambert at the 48th Annual CMA Awards. Lambert:
She’s got like, some moves and she’s like, 20 and I’m 30, so there’s that gap. I’m like, ‘Woah, I need some coffee.’ When she walks in the room, she has so much energy! I was like, ‘Woah, I gotta perk up!’
Lambert performs the single, Smokin’ and Drinkin‘, with Little Big Town at the 48th Annual CMA Awards.
Lambert adds a new component to her Platinum Tour by joining forces with Crystal Light and Novalia, to create the very 1st playable poster. The artist’s fans will be able to play her records plus unlock different tracks by touching the poster:
I’m always thrilled to introduce new ways for my fans to interact with my music. What better way to kick off the Platinum Tour than with my favorite brand, Crystal Light, and offer a fun, unique way for concert-goers to enjoy my album.
Lambert tells a story about how she started helping the Tishomingo Animal Shelter after she met with the town’s head of animal control. As soon as Lambert saw the shelter, she knew that she had to step in.
I was like, “What shelter? There is no shelter”. It broke my heart. I called my mom crying, and I was like, We have to do something in Tishomingo. There’s nothing…It’s all about those dogs in those enclosures that need a home.That’s what we’re doing today, because when I came here, there was nothing.
Lambert teams up with Underwood, to work on their recent video, Somethin’ Bad. Although the video doesn’t show Lambert’s uneasiness, she admits that she was nervous about joining forces with her friend.
When she came in the studio I was writing to Blake, I’m in over my head, I don’t know what I’ve done! When you respect someone like that you get so nervous. To hit the notes she hits, I would have to take off running and jump as high as I could.
Lambert ‘s album, Platinum, takes the number one spot on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart. She becomes the only country artist in 50-years to have each of her first five albums debut at number one.
THANK YOU to the music lovers who believe in albums and spent your hard-earned money on 16 songs! 16 songs that all say something important to me. I hope that they also speak to you, and I hope you enjoy listening to Platinum. Thank you to the incredible musicians, songwriters, producers and artists that put this record together. I’m the luckiest girl in the world, blessed with the best fans!
Lambert and Underwood perform Something Bad at the Billboard Music Awards from Lambert’s album Platinum.
Lambert appears on the cover of People to discuss music and her man. On her attitude:
I feel like people have accepted me for who I am, with all the craziness, loudness and fire.
Lambert performs her single, Automatic, on the Ellen DeGeneres show.
The female country vocalist takes 3 trophies home from the 49th American Country Music Awards. She accepts the awards for; Female Vocalist of the Year, Single of the Year for the song; Mama’s Broken Heart and Vocal Event of the Year for her duet with Keith Urban:
I can’t believe it. I’m so grateful and thankful and humbled.
Shelton performs his single, Home with Lambert at the Grand Ole Opry 40th anniversary celebration.
Lambert performs her single, House That Built Me at the Grand Ole Opry 40th anniversary celebration.
Lambert performs Automatic at the Grand Ole Opry 40th anniversary celebration.
Urban and Lambert perform We Were Us at the Country Music Awards from Urban’s album Fuse.
Urban releases his single, We Were Us, a duet featuring, Lambert, from his album, Fuse. Urban:
The song called We Were Us came along and it’s actually written as a duet, but the girl sings first, so I thought ‘Let’s do it! Let’s call Miranda up.’ She liked the song, came and sang it, and various people were going ‘Well you can’t have her singing first!’ Why not? It sounds fine! Again, it was always just about how the song works best. The song just works best that way. It’s a duet. She’s not a backing vocalist.”
Lambert performs Mama’s Broken Heart at the Academy of Country Music Awards from her album Four The Record
Lambert performs Over You during the Country Music Awards show to promote her album For The Record.
I feel like women in my grandmother’s generation were expected to put on a pretty face, and have dinner on the table, and not really show their crazy sides too much. Now, I feel like it’s a little bit different. Sometimes you just have to let it out, or it’ll just be bad news for everyone. I can relate to the song in that way.
Lambert performs Fastest Girl In Town at the Country Music Awards from her album Four The Record.
The songstress takes the Album of the Year award at this year’s ACM Awards show in Las Vegas.
Seriously?…Thank you so much. I own every record in this category and I keep listening and listening and thinking, I’m never gonna get it. My albums are my babies. It’s what makes me wake up in the morning… Thank y’all so much, I really appreciate it.
Lambert performs Over You at the Academy of Country Music Awards from her album Four The Record.
Lambert releases the video for the song that she co-wrote with her husband Blake Shelton. The song is about the loss of Shelton’s brother who was killed in a car accident when he was a teenager. Shelton explains what brought the couple to write the single:
Because we were talking about my brother. And that’s how those things should happen, probably. It was really a way of healing, and honoring my brother’s memory. And the fact that people were into the song … that’s a thrill for me.
Lambert makes her acting debut on NBC’s Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in an episode titled Father’s Shadow. She plays an actress who falls for a producer who she later claims sexually assaults her.
This was really nerve-racking all around, but also exciting because I’ve never acted before. And then playing an actress trying to get a role, it was like an audition within an audition. It was sort of my audition for myself to see if I could even act at all.
Shelton and Lambert tie the knot at the Don Strange Ranch in Lambert’s home state of Texas, with 550 guests in attendance. Lambert wears her mother’s wedding dress for the ceremony. She recalls the moment Shelton popped the question:
He did a really good job. He’s always nervous around me, though — and that’s how I like it!
I wanted to be married to Miranda the day I proposed. Finally, it’s official!
Lambert performs Heart Like Mine at the Academy of Country Music Awards from her album Revolution.
Lambert wins Grammy for Best Female Country Vocal Performance for The House That Built Me.
First Grammy ever…thank you so much for loving the lyrics to this song.
Shelton sings Draggin’ the River with Lambert.
It won’t be released to radio. What sucks is that she and I would love for it to be released to radio. We’ve even talked about even doing a video for it.
Shelton and Lambert get engaged after 5 years together. The setting for the proposal is distinctly down-home, in the woods near Lambert’s Tishomingo, Oklahoma home.
He called my dad and got his blessing first. That was so Southern and old-school and perfect.
Everybody’s had that comfortable home place—or maybe even a person— that made you who you are, but that you can’t ever really go back to. I grew up on an old dairy farm in the country. We had older ladies knock on the door all the time and ask if they could come in because they were raised there, or their husband lived there when they got married… so many different stories. My mom would give them tea, and I’d sit there and listen to them tell the story about our house. And now I know the people that live there. I would be really sad if I could never go back there again… because our dog is buried in the yard, and there are just so many memories. I heard this song and I cried for two hours. When a song hits you like that, you know it’s gonna affect other people the same way.
Lambert releases her single, Dead Flowers, from her album, Revolution. Lambert:
This was really one of those songs that just hit me. It just wrote itself. It was about 30 minutes—and I’d written it. I’d thrown the flowers in the yard that I’d gotten for Valentine’s Day. It was sad, you know. They weren’t dead, but I had to leave and go on the road. They were going to be dead when I got back, so that’s kind of where the song came from.
The video is basically written around every single lyric of the song—from dead flowers to Christmas lights to the wind. It’s just a kind of a going through your house type of thing—just being really introverted and just really depressed about the state of your relationship. I love it when video directors take the lyrics of your song and really portray every single little detail because, as a writer, that’s my baby, and I want it to be a real depiction. Randee St. Nicholas is a great director. I knew that she could draw that emotion back out of me because I obviously had that emotion at one time.
The country singer’s first top 10 hit single Gunpowder and Lead tells a story about a woman who is sitting with a gun and waiting for her abusive man to come home from jail. The song was inspired by the abused women that Lambert’s family would take in, in particular, one woman who came in crying with a black eye.
Some people are like, Ugh! I can’t believe she’s singing that! And it’s meant to be taken light-hearted in some aspects, but this song is also very real to me … When I was younger, my parents took in abused women and their kids, so I saw first-hand what damage it can do to a family to be in an abusive relationship.
Once, my high school boyfriend was ironing his shirt and he says, “I’m just going over to so-and-so’s house to watch movies.” My parents are private investigators, so I’m thinking, “You’re ironing your shirt to go to a buddy’s house? I’m not buying that.” So I drive by this club he promised to stop going to — it’s kind of raunchy, like a guy with a girlfriend shouldn’t go there, you know what I mean? — and his car was there. We broke up the next day.
Lambert releases her single, Famous in a Small Town, from her album Crazy Ex Girlfriend.
Lambert releases her single New Strings from her album, Kerosene.
Lambert releases her single, Bring Me Down, from her album, Kerosene.
Lambert releases her single Me and Charlie Talking from her album, Kerosene. Lambert co-wrote her single with her father. On writing with people that are not someone she knows:
It’s hard for me. I’m really kind of a closed person. I don’t open up to just anybody. Having an appointment to write with someone I’ve never met and then telling them everything is a little scary for me. Writing by yourself is almost unheard of now. Nobody does it anymore but I still can, so I’m going to try to hold on to that.
Miranda Leigh Lambert is born in Longview, Texas to Richard Lee Lambert and Beverly June Hughes. She is raised in Lindale, Texas.