Las Vegas has gone country. Today (July 17), the inaugural Route 91 Harvest Country Music Festival was announced and the lineup includes A-list artists like Jason Aldean, Miranda Lambert, Blake Shelton, Dierks Bentley and Brandley Gilbert.
You know she named her latest album Platinum, but did you have any idea how fully Miranda Lambert is embracing the platinum lifestyle?
Carrie Underwood not only lent her vocals on “Somethin’ Bad” with Miranda Lambert, it turns out she also wrote the music video treatment.
In their new video for “Somethin’ Bad,” the two women channel their inner Thelma and Louise robbing banks, stealing jewelry and cheating several men out of millions during a very intense poker game.
From the pain of a George Jones classic and the simple joys of the Judds, on up to the determination of Dierks Bentley to move ahead even as he ‘holds on,’ these ten songs show different shades of nostalgia in contemporary country music.
“We haven’t played a good old-fashioned club in a while. That’s where we feel at home!” Lambert said.
Miranda Lambert’s chart topping single “Automatic” is the latest in a long line of country songs from the likes of Dolly Parton, Kenny Chesney and Merle Haggard, pining for the joys and sorrow of days gone by. But would we really want to trade the present for our vision of the past?
Lambert is no stranger to the music charts. This week, however, she topped the all-genre Billboard 200 for the first time ever.
“With age you gain knowledge and knowledge is beautiful in my opinion. I just am really glad to be where I am. I’ve worked really hard and I have a lot of work ahead of me.”
Popping up from the stage, FGL took over with “This Is How We Roll” with Luke Bryan and surprise guest Jason Derulo. As the song wrapped, Derulo and his crew of dancers transitioned into “Talk Dirty” with FGL and Bryan dancing along.
“Every song talks about who I am as a person right now in my life,” Lambert told Radio.com.
The eight tracks include the edgy “Little Red Wagon” and nostalgic “Smokin’ and Drinkin'” which features Little Big Town. Other highlights include the twangy “Old Sh!t” and “Another Sunday in the South,” the latter which was written with fellow Pistol Annies member Ashley Monroe.
The “Automatic” singer will hit the road this summer on a North American tour that’s named after her upcoming album. See all dates and cities.