Miranda Lambert on Carrie Underwood: ‘She Can Sing Me Under the Table’
On Sunday night, Miranda Lambert performed “Keeper of the Flame,” from her double album The Weight of These Wings, on the ACM Awards stage. Written with Natalie Hemby and Liz Rose, it’s a song that acknowledges the trailblazing efforts of those who came first, as well as the importance of carrying on traditions. It’s a message that Lambert has made a central component of her artistry, and factors into her clenching the record for most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history during the 53rd ACMs.
With 32 total ACM trophies to her name after this evening – including a ninth consecutive Female Vocalist of the Year honor – Lambert was quick to recite the lessons she learned by watching her musical forebears.
“I just always try to live in the moment I’m in and make myself better and try to be better every…