Miranda Lambert will hit the stage at the 2017 ACM Awards to perform "Tin Man" in an acoustic version, and the superstar gave a rare interview to Taste of Country in Las Vegas in advance of the awards show to talk about the song.
Great country women like Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn and Reba McEntire left an indelible mark on the genre, changing the rules and tilting the balance back toward fair and equal. A generation or two later, a dozen modern country stars and newcomers are doing the same thing.
Before Miranda Lambert became a household name, the singer was a former contestant on Nashville Star trying to make it in the country genre. She scored a breakthrough when she earned her first Gold single for "Kerosene."