Carrie Underwood Moved To Tears At Miranda Lambert’s Entertainer of the Year Endorsement

It’s officially CMA Awards week, and the big question on everybody’s mind is, who is going to take home the coveted Entertainer of the Year award?

Last month, Miranda Lambert made it abundantly clear who she thought should win with a ringing Instagram endorsement for Carrie Underwood. But it’s not only Instagram, in many of her recent interviews, Miranda has continued to advocate for Carrie Underwood.

In a clip from The Ty Bentli Show this week, Ty played a sound bite from a recent Kix Brooks interview with Miranda, and upon hearing her words of praise, it was enough to move Carrie to tears.

“First, I’m kind of emotional. I mean, it’s a nomination for all of us. It would definitely be, ya know, not just a win for all of the things that we’ve been doing, all that stuff that she mentioned that I’m so lucky and blessed enough to do, but, you watch other women in this industry do the same thing, you know, it’s… I don’t know what I’m trying to say,” she said with tears in her eyes.

“We’re all in it together,” she continued. “If there’s one incredible thing that’s happened from all of this talk about women in country music, it’s the fact that I feel like we’ve all banded together. We all understand. We’re the only ones that can understand because we’re women in this business. They don’t know what it’s like to be us. We lift each other up. We support each other. Miranda didn’t have to say any of that stuff.”

We’ll find out on Wednesday, and remember Whiskey Riff will be live-tweeting the entire awards show, along with some of the red carpet if we feel so inclined.

Buckle up, it’s going to be a fun one.

Read Miranda’s original Instagram post below.

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Its fall weather in Nashville! Sitting here on my porch, I realize with the chill in the air that it’s getting closer to Nov which means my birthday month and @CMAawards final voting time. Entertainer Of The Year is the big one So I’m gonna share my two cents. ????Keith- a friend and a hero of mine. He took me on tour in 2005. The first big tour I ever got to be part of. He belived in me when I was a baby artist and I will be forever grateful. ????Garth – In Pieces. My first cassette tape I bought with my own money from doing chores. My first concert, Texas stadium 1993. The beginning of a twinkle in my eye. It was life changing. ????Eric -one of the best songwriters of all time in my opinion. He turns a phrase like no other. I’ve had the pleasure of writing with him and he is someone that will push say something in a different way. ????Chris- the kind of voice & songwriting that makes you want to quit, and work harder. A sound that can’t be beat. Period. ????Carrie- The Entertainer Of The Year. Because… Currently being on tour with all female artists, I’ve been thinking a lot about all the work that goes into what we do. The most amazing job in the world. But it ain’t for the faint of heart. @carrieunderwood is on an all female tour too. The Cry Pretty Tour 360. She put out her first single in 2005 and from then on country music was changed for good. That iconic voice has been classin’ up our stages, charts and televisions for a decade and a half. The Voice. The legs. The songs. The brand. The mom. The wife. The okie. The Jesus lover. The blonde bombshell that is Carrie. She blows me away every time I hear her sing. She never wavers in who she is or what she stands for. She has stayed true & pushed herself to be better. If you have never heard her sing “How Great Thou Art” do yourself a favor and listen. I have her back in this picture and I’ll always have her back. So for the sake of sequins, spanx and spray tans, take it home! You Carrie the torch! ????#Carrieon #EOTY

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