The Boot — Fresh off the success of her Top 5 single “Little Red Wagon,” Miranda Lambert has chosen “Smokin’ and Drinkin’,” her collaboration with Little Big Town, as the next single from her 2014 Platinum album. The quartet originally wanted the song, written by Natalie Hemby, Luke Laird and Shane McAnally, for their 2014 Pain Killer album, but Lambert already had it on hold. “[Little Big Town member Karen
Miranda Lambert’s new single is … drum roll please … Little Red Wagon! Miranda has exclusively revealed the cover art for her next single to news and gossip site Just Jared. You can also check it out to your left. How amazing is it? Miranda performed the song back in June at the CMA Music Festival which you can view here and in September Miranda performed the song at Fashion
All Access — The MIRANDA LAMBERT and CARRIE UNDERWOOD duet “Somethin’ Bad” has been officially certified as a PLATINUM Digital Single by the RECORDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA (RIAA). “Somethin’ Bad” has also garnered a pair of CMA AWARDS nominations for LAMBERT and UNDERWOOD in the categories of Musical Event of the Year and Music Video of the Year. “Somethin’ Bad” is the second single from LAMBERT’s “Platinum” album.
Billboard — As “Platinum” debuts at No. 1 on Billboard’s Top Country Albums chart with 180,000 sold, according to Nielsen SoundScan, Miranda Lambert becomes the first artist in the survey’s 50-year history to post five consecutive career-opening No. 1s. (All of her albums have additionally launched at the summit). Lambert passes Carrie Underwood, who’s scored four No. 1s in her first four tries, a still-active streak dating to 2005; Underwood
Rolling Stone — Miranda Lambert’s Platinum has notched its first chart-topping single. “Automatic,” a nostalgic tune about enjoying life’s slower pace, debuted at Number 26 on the Billboard country charts back in February, and while it rests at Number Three on Billboard’s Country Airplay chart, it has already reached Number One on the competing Mediabase chart. Lambert has had a busy week since the release of her fifth album, Platinum,
Billboard — As expected, country star Miranda Lambert earns her first No. 1 on the Billboard 200 with the debut of “Platinum.” The set — her fifth release — sold 180,000 copies in the week ending June 8, according to Nielsen SoundScan. That sum is Lambert’s best sales week yet, and the largest for an album from a female country artist since the week ending Dec. 30, 2012. That week,
Miranda Lambert’s new album “Platinum” (out June 3) picks up where the singer/songwriter left off with 2011’s “Four The Record,” when she continued to blow past those who might have written her off as a one-note show, all bombast and arsenal. On “Platinum,” Lambert again showcases her skills as a confident, charismatic vocalist and a top-shelf songwriter, capable of sharp observations and—an even more rare quality among country stars and