Miranda Lambert released her seventh solo album, Wildcard, on Nov. 1. "I'm still stubborn and hardheaded," Lambert says, "But I have a career. People heard me. I don't have to scream it out anymore."
Ben Tsui/Courtesy of the artist
Artist-in-residence Miranda Lambert, right, performs onstage with bandmates Ashley Monroe, left, and Angaleena Presley, center, of Pistol Annies at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum on September 26, 2018 in Nashville.
John Shearer/Getty Images for Country Music H
Brad Paisley performs at an inaugural ball for Barack Obama in January 2013. A few months later, Paisley's song "Accidental Racist" would make the country singer the focus of ridicule and satire.
Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Top row, left to right: Solange, David Bowie, Leonard Cohen; Middle row, left to right: Mitski, Bon Iver, Frank Ocean; Bottom row, left to right: Anohni, Car Seat Headrest, Beyoncé.
Courtesy of the artists