This one sits out. Miranda Lambert A few weeks after missing the Academy of Country Music Awards, he announced that he would not be attending the 2022 Grammy Awards.
“I can’t go anymore,” the “Little Red Wagon” singer, 38, told ABC Audio on Friday, April 1. “I’ve been the victim of slander this month, with records coming out and everything.”
Lambert was nominated in two categories. “Drunk (And I Don’t Wanna Go Home)” with Eli King is for Best Country Duo / Group Performance, while “The Marfa Tapes”, along with John Randall and Jack Ingram, have been nominated for Best Country Album at the Grammys. .
However, instead of going to the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas for the awards show, Lambert is in pre-production for his The Bandwagon Tour, which he is co-heading with Little Big Town. She is also preparing for her new album, PalominoHe will make his debut on April 29.
“I was able to play at the Grammys last year, and I had to move into a house, and I was very grateful,” he told ABC Audio. “I’m grateful for what I already have.”
The “If I Were a Cowboy” lyricist also missed last month’s ACM Awards. He explained in a video message that he missed his first Academy of Country Music Awards because he had practically accepted the Best Entertainment of the Year award because of previous commitments abroad. Lambert said he had attended every ACM Awards show for 17 years before, but his presence at the C2C Festival in Europe prevented him from staying at the Allegiance Stadium in Las Vegas for the March 7 event.
“I’ve been waiting for this, really, really, for a long time,” he said of the Entertainer of the Year trophy. “I never thought it would happen. This one goes out to all the girls out there. We did it! ”
Although Lambert will not be attending the Grammys, lots of other stars will be there. Silk Sonic will open Sunday’s show, and other actors will be among the nominees Lady Gaga, Billy Ilish, Chris Stapleton, Brandy Carlyle, Olivia Rodrigo, Carrie Underwood, John Legend And more
Even Broadway fans have a good reason to tune in. Rachel Zegler, Leslie Odom Jr., Ben PlattAnd Cynthia Arevo Ready to pay tribute to the late Stephen Soundheim.
Grammys Air CBS Sunday, April 3, at 8 pm ET.