Why Miranda Lambert Is Missing the Grammys After ACMs Absence

Miranda Lambert Skips Grammys 2022
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You can’t go wrong with this one. Miranda LambertAfter missing the Academy of Country Music Awards, she announced that she will not attend 2022 Grammy Awards.

“I’m not getting to go again,” the “Little Red Wagon” singer, 38, told ABC Audio on Friday, April 1. “I’m slammed this month, with the record coming out and everything.”

Lambert has been nominated for two categories. “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” with Elle King is up for Best Country Duo/Group Performance while “The Marfa Tapes,” her album with Jon Randall and Jack Ingram, is nominated for Best Country Album at the Grammys.

Lambert is currently in pre-production for her The Bandwagon Tour. She is co-headlining the show with Little Big Town. She is also getting ready for her new album. Palomino, to debut on April 29.

“I got to play on the Grammys last year, and I got to take one home, and I was just so thankful,” she told ABC Audio. “I’m grateful for what I already have.”

The “If I Was a Cowboy” songstress also missed out on last month’s ACM Awards. She accepted the Entertainer of the year award online, explaining that she was unable to attend the Academy of Country Music Awards due to an overseas commitment. Lambert claimed that she had attended every ACM Awards show 17 years consecutively, but that her appearance at the C2C Festival was in Europe prevented her attendance at the Allegiant Stadium Las Vegas for the March 7 ceremony.

“I’ve been waiting for this for a really, really long time,” she said of the Entertainer of the Year trophy. “I actually never thought it would happen. This one goes out for all the girls out here. We did it!”

Even though Lambert will not be attending the Grammys, there will be many other stars. Silk Sonic will open Sunday’s show, and other performers include nominees Lady Gaga, Billie Eilish, Chris Stapleton, Brandi Carlile, Olivia Rodrigo, Carrie Underwood, John LegendYou can find out more.

Even Broadway fans have reasons to tune into. Rachel Zegler, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben Platt, Cynthia ErivoThey will pay tribute to Stephen Sondheim.

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

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