Fast Facts

  • Claims that her private investigator parents took her on a stakeout when she was just 3.
  • Starred as Annie Oakley in her high school's production of Annie Get Your Gun.
  • Wrote her first song the same day her father taught her some guitar chords.
  • At 17, she formed her band Texas Pride and began playing in the Dallas area.
  • Came in third in the 2003 season of USA's Nashville Star.
  • In 2011, was named Female Vocalist of the Year by both the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.
  • Writes or cowrites most of her own songs.
  • Founder of the MuttNation Foundation, a charity dedicated to saving the lives of homeless, neglected or abandoned animals.

Awards

  • 2009, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2008, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2013, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2013, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2014, Grammy — Best Country Album: Winner
  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2014, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, Grammy — Best Female Country Vocal Performance: Winner
  • 2011, CMT Music Awards — Collaborative Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Group Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2012, CMT Music Awards — Breakthrough Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2006, CMT Music Awards — Breakthrough Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2010, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee
  • 2013, CMT Music Awards — Female Video of the Year: Winner
  • 2013, CMT Music Awards — CMT Performance of the Year: Winner
  • 2015, CMT Music Awards — Video of the Year: Nominee

Relationships

  • Blake Shelton — Husband
  • Jeff McManus — Ex-significant Other
  • Luke Lambert — Brother
  • Rick Lambert — Father
  • Bev Lambert — Mother

Details

  • Birth Place: Longview, TX
  • Birthday: November 10, 1983, Scorpio
  • Profession: Country singer
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