Miranda Lambert is the hottest female act in country right now, but she didn't hit her stride until her third album, Revolution , came out in 2009. In fact, Miranda only had one top ten hit, "Gunpowder and Lead," from her first two albums. She wouldn't change a thing, though.
Miranda tells CMA Closeup , "I've had the exact career I would want. I didn’t shoot to the top immediately. It’s been a slow, steady burn. And I got to do it the right way -- my way."
Now Miranda is a 30-year-old married woman, and that maturity is featured on her latest album, Platinum , which is expected to debut atop the Billboard 200 this week.
"I think Platinum is exactly the album I need right now," Miranda adds. "It’s who I am and where I am at this moment in my life.”
Miranda will launch her Platinum tour July 10. Look for her on CBS's The Talk and E!'s Chelsea Lately Wednesday.
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