Lambert wins another award
Thursday, November 1, 2012
– Miranda Lambert won Female Vocalist of the year at the CMAs on Thursday.
"Holy crap," said Lambert. "I' don't necessarily deserve this, but I'll sure take it. I don't didn't say anything for song of the year...I'm not going to cry again. I'm not going to cry again." Lambert cried when she and husband BLake Shelton won Song of the yeare for Over You.
Lambert then praised on her fellow contenders. To Taylor Swift, Lambert said, "I've been listening to 'Red" all fricken week long. It's awesome."
Lambert said she heard Carrie Underwood sing Blown Away<'I> "three times yesterday, and it was awesome." Lambert recalled hearing Kelly Clarkson singing on stage in Colorado, and it was fricking awesome."
Underwood said she "grew up listening to (Martina McBride's) records." She said she tried to sing like McBride.
"I can't believe I'm standing up there," Lambert said. "There's room for all of us girls. We're going to stick together."
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