In November 2005, Miranda Lambert was a little known 22-year-old singer from East Texas, struggling to turn her time on Nashville Star into a country music career. As a nominee for the Horizon Award, she was allowed to perform her new single on Nashville's biggest stage.
Miranda Lambert is one of the most-nominated artists in the upcoming 2017 CMA Awards, including her nomination for Song of the Year for "Tin Man." Read on for all of the reasons she richly deserves the award.
A bittersweet moment during Miranda Lambert's first show after the shooting in Las Vegas came when a young Edmonton-area boy joined her on stage asking not for an autograph or to sing along, but for a hug.