Miranda Lambert’s ‘Wildcard’ Named Best Country Album At 2021 GRAMMYs

Miranda Lambert; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Miranda Lambert; Photo Courtesy of CBS
Miranda Lambert; Photo Courtesy of CBS

Miranda Lambert’s Wildcard was named Best Country Album at 63rd Annual Grammy Awards, marking the singer’s third GRAMMY award.

The award for Best Country Album was announced from a small venue in Nashville called The Station Inn, the award was presented to Lambert by Station Inn owner J.T. Gray. 

“Thank you to the GRAMMYs for putting this together and letting us kind of be together and say hi,” Lambert said as she accepted the coveted award. “Brandy, Ingrid and Little Big Town, Ashley back in Nashville, we are such a family in country music. I feel like holding this right now, I’m holding this for all of us, especially us girls. So, I’m very thankful for this and I’m thankful for Jay Joyce, who has three albums in this category with Ashley, Brandy and myself. And all the songwriters and musicians that made Wildcard what it is and this tattoo that inspired it.

The singer went on to thank her family, husband Brendan McLoughlin, manager Marion Kraft and her band and crew.

“Thanks to my family, my husband [Brendan], my manager Marion Kraft, my band and crew,” Lambert added. “I miss the hell out of y’all and I can’t wait to get back out with the fans. I love you so much, thank you.”

For the first time in Grammy history, all nominees in the category for Best Country Album were women also including Little Big Town (Nightfall), Ashley McBryde (Never Will), Ingrid Andress (Lady Like) and Brandy Clark (Your Life Is A Record).

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