Country Star Miranda Lambert Dishes On Grammy Nomination & Fiance Blake Shelton

Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton attend the 44th Annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 10, 2010 Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton attend the 44th Annual CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 10, 2010

Country star Miranda Lambert is enjoying her incredible recent music success, but she’s definitely looking forward to taking an even bigger step – marrying her fiancé and fellow country superstar, Blake Shelton.

“I’m looking forward to getting married,” Miranda said, at a press conference after the 2011 Grammy nominations were announced. “You know, just doing it. We’ve been engaged six months already now and it’s kind of flown by. [I’m looking forward to] just taking that next step and becoming a woman and moving on in life.”

The country cutie is nominated for a Grammy for her hit ballad, “The House That Built Me” – a song originally meant for her fiance, Blake.

“I’m so lucky that I was the one who got my hands on it,” Miranda said of the popular tune. “The song was pitched to Blake originally for him to cut it, and when I heard the song, it just hit me so hard.

“I had a crazy reaction, and I started bawling,” she continued. “It takes a lot for me to get to a crying point when I listen to music, but it was just one of those songs where I had this feeling about it.”

After witnessing the success that has followed “The House That Built Me”– Miranda nabbed two Country Music Association awards last month for the nostalgic ballad – the 27-year-old star wonders if her man may regret passing up the tune.

“Luckily, I have a great fiance who handed it over to me,” Miranda smiled. “I’m sure he wants it back at this point.”

Miranda and Blake, 34, who have been dubbed “The next Faith [Hill] and Tim [McGraw]” by the media, began dating in 2006. The power pair, who frequently collaborate with each other on their respective albums, became engaged in May.

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