Country music star Miranda Lambert has had a very rough year. Last year, she shocked everyone by announcing that her and her husband, country music star Blake Shelton, were getting a divorce. Since then, she has struggled to move on from the devastating breakup.
Now, however, Miranda has made an announcement that suggests she is finally back on her feet.
Miranda Lambert hasn’t been making headlines recently, but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t been making music. The country superstar has been busier than ever, and the result is a flood of new songs that fans will be hearing very soon.
“I’ve really worked since last summer just writing and recording, so no one is more excited than me to have the next thing come through and show off what I’ve been doing,” she told reporters in the press room on the opening night of the 2016 CMA Music Festival in Nashville on June 9 (quote via Rolling Stone Country). “I know I’ve kind of been ‘not around,’ but I’ve been around. I’m getting really close, and hopefully by mid-summer we’ll have some new music people can hear.”
Lambert moved from Oklahoma to Nashville after her divorce from Blake Shelton, and her new life in Music City has provided plenty of opportunity for her to work on more new music than ever.
“It’s been a really cool journey because I’ve lived in Nashville for the last year almost now,” she shares. “I’ve been able to write so much more than I had before, just not being on the road constantly and moving from Oklahoma. All my friends [in Nashville] are songwriters. We’re either hanging out and accidentally wrote a song or we had it set up, so I probably wrote like five days a week for five months straight.”
Lambert has not yet announced a new single or a follow-up to her most recent album, 2014’s Platinum, but from the sound of it, her fans don’t have long to wait.
Welcome back, Miranda! We can’t wait to hear your new music!