By Miranda Daily Staff on February 4, 2011 • No Comments
By Miranda Daily Staff on February 2, 2011 • No Comments
Miranda Lambert is looking for a date for this year’s ACM Awards, since her fiance, Blake Shelton, won’t be seated next to Miranda in the audience; instead he’ll be supporting the multiple nominee from the stage as co-host of the three-hour ceremony, along with Reba McEntire.
“I think I’m going to have to invite the pool boy or something,” Miranda tells The Boot with a laugh. “I’m just kidding. I don’t even have a pool boy. Well, I have a pool boy. [laughs] It’s his stepdad, so who knows. Maybe he’ll be my date. When I think about it, I’m not going to have a date. It’s kind of sad. I’ll probably just sit next to a random person, a seat-filler.”
The woman with the most nominations (seven) will have more than awards on her mind during the show. She confesses she’s a little concerned with what Blake might say, but she’s sure whatever it is, he’ll have folks laughing for days.
“I don’t know if he’s nervous about hosting or what, because I haven’t really talked to him about it,” says Miranda. “I’m trying not to ask him and get him all freaked out. I’m a tiny bit worried just because he’s kind of a loose cannon and you never know what’s going to come out of his mouth, but I know it will be funny.”
Miranda scored her very first nomination for ACM Entertainer of the Year, along with Single, Song, Female Vocalist and Vocal Event, as well as a pair of nods in the Video of the Year category. Her other half, Blake, earned two nominations — Top Male Vocalist and Video of the Year for ‘Hillbilly Bone’ with Trace Adkins.
The 46th Annual ACM Awards will air live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on April 3 at 8:00 PM ET.
As reported earlier, Miranda Lambert announced the 2011 ACM Award nominees with the legendary Ronnie Dunn. She walked away with 7 nominations including Entertainer Of The Year! I have added 3 MQ photos to the gallery.
Be sure to check them out!
Miranda Lambert will take on her fiance, Blake Shelton, at this year’s Academy of Country Music Awards.
Lambert and Shelton are both nominated for Video of the Year. Lambert is nominated for “Only Prettier” and “The House That Built Me.” Shelton is nominated for “Hillbilly Bone,” with Trace Adkins.
Will there be tension between the pair?
Lambert said on “The Early Show” Tuesday, “Probably. There’s always a little friendly competition between us — sometimes not-so-friendly. But yeah, I’m really proud of him and he’s well-deserving of the nominations. He’s a great vocalist. He deserves to be in that category, definitely.”
“Early Show” co-anchor Erica Hill said, “A little healthy competition to keep the relationship going.”
Lambert replied, “Absolutely.”
Lambert is this year’s top solo Academy of Country Music Award nominee. She’s up for seven ACM Awards, including Entertainer of the Year, Top Female Vocalist of the Year, Single Record of the Year for “The House That Built Me,” Song of the Year for “The House That Built Me,” Video of the Year for “Only Prettier” and Video of the Year for “The House That Built Me” and Vocal Event of the Year for “Coal Miner’s Daughter” with Loretta Lynn and Sheryl Crow.
Of her nominations and her year of success, Lambert said, “Just all of 2010 and, so far, 2011, have been really great – just one of those years where you can really feel a push in your career and in your life, just changes and all the hard work paying off. And it’s been a really, really record-breaking year for me just personally and professionally. I’m so thankful.”
Her fiancee, Shelton, will co-host the ACM Awards with Reba McEntire.
Ronnie Dunn, who is now flying solo after the break-up of super group Brooks & Dunn, also announced the award nominees live on “The Early Show.”
Dunn, as part of Brooks & Dunn, has won a total of 27 ACM awards — more than any other artist or group. He wasn’t nominated this year. He’ll be performing “Bleed Red,” his first single for the first time on the awards broadcast.
What’s the change been like for the country star and his former partner? Dunn said it was “welcome for both of us.”
He said, “I think the other guy will tell you the same. (I’ve) been hiding out in the studio for the last few months and really digging it, enjoying it. Having a great time.”
The ACM Awards are broadcast live from Las Vegas on Sunday April 3, 2011 at 8 p.m. on CBS.
By Miranda Daily Staff on January 28, 2011 • No Comments
Hey guys! I’ve updated the gallery with some new (old) concert photos. The first set is from Country Thunder in Wisconsin and the second set is from Atlanta, Georgia. Be sure to check out the photos, and be sure to check out the gallery reguarly. Even if I don’t post an update on the site, the gallery is more than likely still being updated!
Also, remember to change all your bookmarks to direct to the new address of the site Miranda-Daily.com!!! Also, a nice surprise is coming up – hopefully before the Grammy Awards, so keep an eye out on that!!!
By Miranda Daily Staff on January 26, 2011 • No Comments
The Academy of Country Music has announced Reba, Carrie Underwood, Martina McBride, Miranda Lambert and Sugarland’s Jennifer Nettles as the honorees for their upcoming Girls’ Night Out: Superstar Women of Country televised concert special, which will be taped on Monday, April 4 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
With 13 ACM wins to her name, Reba will be honored for winning Female Vocalist of the Year more times than any artist in ACM history. Reba first earned the award in 1984 and has since won the trophy an impressive seven times. Reba was also named Entertainer of the Year in 1994.
Carrie will be honored as being the only female artist in history to win the coveted ACM trophy for Entertainer of the Year twice. She first snagged the award in 2009 and again in 2010, bringing her total ACM wins to 10 since 2006.
Miranda, the reigning ACM Top Female Vocalist, will be honored as being the only solo female artist to win Album of the Year twice. The Texas native was first awarded the trophy in 2008 for ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ and again in 2010 for ‘Revolution.’ To date, she was won a total of five ACM awards.
Three-time Female Vocalist of the Year Martina will be honored for the social awareness brought forth by her powerful anthems such as ‘Independence Day,’ Concrete Angel,’ and ‘Love’s the Only House,’ which deal with issues such as domestic violence and female empowerment. The ACM named Martina Humanitarian of the Year in 2003.
Sugarland lead singer Jennifer is being recognized for her songwriting contributions. She made history with ‘Stay,’ which earned Song of the Year in 2008. The singer/songwriter became one of only two female artists to solo-pen and perform Song of the Year.
Additional honorees and participating talent for the special tribute concert will be announced in the coming weeks. Tickets for Girls’ Night Out: Superstar Women of Country are on sale now at Ticketmaster and are priced at $200, $150 and $100. Ticket sales will benefit ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy that contributes funds to various organizations including Make-A-Wish.
By Miranda Daily Staff on January 24, 2011 • No Comments
On Tuesday, Feb. 1, Miranda Lambert and Ronnie Dunn will announce the nominees for the 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, Country Music’s Party of the Year™.
Be sure to check back with us that morning to find out who was nominated!
The 46th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards will be a three-hour special produced by dick clark productions and broadcast LIVE from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Sunday, April 3, 2011 at 8 p.m. live ET/delayed PT on CBS.