The Weight Of These Wings has also been certified Platinum
Miranda Lambert has another Platinum single on her hands with “Vice.” The song, from her Vanner Records/RCA Records double album, The Weight Of These Wings, has been certified Platinum by the RIAA for receiving more than a million downloads and streams.
The Grammy-winning Lambert co-wrote the song with fellow Grammy Award-winning songwrtiers Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne. The song received Grammy and Academy of Country Music (ACM) nods for “Best Country Solo Performance,” “Best Country Song,” “Single Of The Year,” “Song Of The Year” and “Video Of The Year” earlier this year.
The song “that points Lambert in a new direction” [Rolling Stone] was the first taste of music from the singer/songwriter’s sixth studio album The Weight of These Wings, that Lambert’s overwhelming fan base received when it hit the country radio airwaves in July 2016.
Last month, The Weight Of These Wings was certified Platinum by the RIAA. The Weight of These Wings which has been praised by critics from NPR, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, Associated Press, The New Yorker, Billboard, The Los Angeles Times, Entertainment Weekly to name a few and was awarded “Album Of The Year” at the ACM Awards this past April.
The album released on November 18th arrived at No.1 on the Billboard Country Albums Chart with 122k albums sold and No. 3 on the Billboard Top 200 all genre Chart with 133k total consumption.
The Weight Of These Wings features 24 songs, including the singles “We Should Be Friends” and “Tin Man,” and was produced by Frank Liddell, Glenn Worf, and Eric Masse.
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