Why isn’t Miranda Lambert calling the Grand Ole Opry stage “Home” yet?

Miranda Lambert has changed her outlook on a lot of things since her split from Grand Ole Opry member Blake Shelton this summer, and that includes her thoughts on an Opry membership for herself.

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Lambert has played the Opry many times, including this surprise performance of “Home” with Shelton last year,  as well as a highly-successful appearance earlier this month to raise funds for her shelter dog charity, Mutt Nation Foundation.

Lambert would add a lot of star power to the Opry lineup, so it’s a bit odd that she’s not a member of the show, right? You won’t hear Lambert openly campaigning for a membership, though.

After receiving her star on the Music City Walk of Fame earlier this month in Nashville, Miranda told reporters, “It’s sort of something I don’t talk about.  You don’t ask or say that out loud. It was always a big deal to Blake. That was kinda something we always talked about, and he became a member. But I had never really sort of set it out for myself.”

Shelton became an Opry member in 2010, but there’s certainly a spot in the cast for Lambert, who has been named CMA Female Vocalist of the Year more than anyone in history.

Lambert might just be thinking it’s time she found a permanent home on that “magical” Opry stage, too.

“It wasn’t on my radar before because I focused on that for him,” Lambert explains. “but I definitely would never say no to being a member of the Grand Ole Opry, for sure.”

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