She has been traveling the country on her Highway Vagabond Tour, and delivering soul-piercing performances every night, but when Miranda Lambert was playing a concert in New Braunfels, Texas, she did the unexpected.
It is a widely known fact that Lambert is the eight-time ACM Female Vocalist of the Year, yet she struggles to get her songs played on country radio. During her show, she pointed out that her fellow female country singers are facing the same problem.
The country music genre is male-dominated at the moment, and Lambert isn’t taking that sitting down.
“I want to do this on behalf of all the girls that are not being played on country radio right now,” she said. “If you really love us, you will call and request any female that has a song out and something to say. This is one of those called ‘Tin Man.’”
To prove her point, we took a look at the current Billboard Country Airplay chart, where just four women are in the Top 50 – Carly Pearce’s “Every Little Thing” at 19, Maren Morris’ “I Could Use A Love Song” at No. 21 , Lambert at 36 with “Tin Man” (down two spots since peaking at No. 34), and Kelsea Ballerini’s “Legends” at No. 43.
Interestingly enough the album “Tin Man” is included on, her two-disc project titled The Weight Of These Wings, debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart and No. 3 on the all-genre Billboard 200 chart, won Album of the Year at the ACM Awards, and was just recently certified platinum.
Watch her incredible dedication and performance of “Tin Man” below.