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Why Miranda Lambert Is Missing the Grammys After ACMs Absence

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Sitting this one out. Miranda Lambert revealed she is not going to attend the 2022 Grammy Awards weeks after lacking the Academy of Nation Music Awards.

“I’m not attending to go once more,” the “Little Purple Wagon” singer, 38, advised ABC Audio on Friday, April 1. “I’m slammed this month, with the report popping out and all the pieces.”

Lambert is nominated in two classes. “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go House)” with Elle King is up for Greatest Nation Duo/Group Efficiency whereas “The Marfa Tapes,” her album with Jon Randall and Jack Ingram, is nominated for Greatest Nation Album on the Grammys.

Nonetheless, as a substitute of heading to the MGM Grand Backyard Area in Las Vegas for the awards present, Lambert is in pre-production for her The Bandwagon Tour, which she is co-headlining with Little Huge City. She can also be gearing up for her new album, Palomino, to debut on April 29.

“I acquired to play on the Grammys final yr, and I acquired to take one residence, and I used to be simply so grateful,” she advised ABC Audio. “I’m grateful for what I have already got.”

The “If I Was a Cowboy” songstress additionally missed out on final month’s ACM Awards. She accepted the coveted Entertainer of the Yr award nearly, explaining in a video message that she missed her first Academy of Nation Music Awards ever on account of a previous dedication abroad. Lambert mentioned she beforehand attended each ACM Awards present for 17 years straight, however her look on the C2C Pageant in Europe prevented her from being on the Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas for the March 7 ceremony.

“I’ve been ready for this for a extremely, actually very long time,” she mentioned of the Entertainer of the Yr trophy. “I truly by no means thought it might occur. This one goes out to all the women on the market. We did it!”

Although Lambert is not going to be in attendance on the Grammys, loads of different stars might be there. Silk Sonic will open Sunday’s present, and different performers embody nominees Girl Gaga, Billie Eilish, Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Olivia Rodrigo, Carrie Underwood, John Legend and extra.

Even the Broadway followers have a superb cause to tune in. Rachel Zegler, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt, and Cynthia Erivo are set to carry out a tribute the late Stephen Sondheim.

The Grammys air on CBS Sunday, April 3, at 8 p.m. ET.

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