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February 22, 2020

Miranda Lambert Performs with Choir from Her High School during Texas Stop of 'Wildcard Tour'

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Miranda Lambert went back to her roots as she performed in Dallas with members of her high school's choir. Lambert was the one who helped form the choir two decades ago. 

During Miranda Lambert's continuation of her "Wildcard" tour, she made a stop at the place where much of her teenage years were spent. There, Lambert went the extra mile for the kids. 

The 36-year-old country superstar visited Lindale High School where she invited choir members to perform with her in her Dallas, Texas leg of the tour. The clip is found below.

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Going back to her roots

The two-time Grammy winner shared a lengthy clip to her Instagram account showing what happened behind the scenes of the once in a lifetime experience for some high school students. 

Before the group went on stage, Lambert spoke not only about the current day, but also about the past, and how exactly the choir came to be in the first place.

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Miranda sings with choir she formed

The "Bluebird" singer revealed that when she was a student at the school, no choir existed. "It was all about football and band," Lambert said. So she petitioned to form a choir and the school agreed. 

She claimed that 65 kids joined in and soon enough, the group won the State choir competition. Lambert was amazed that 20 years had passed since the incident which took place in her sophomore year.

The clip then showed as Lambert and the choir members prepared to head onstage. Holding her guitar, the beloved country icon introduced the children and they then join her in singing her hit song, "Tin Man."

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She wasn't eager to do music

Earlier this week, Lambert spoke at Country Radio Seminar in Nashville where she once again recounted her choir story. She also spoke about not being interested in a music career in her early teens. 

Lambert learned she could sing at age 10, showing off her skills — full of fear — at a talent show with Holly Dunn's "Daddy's Hands." She received her first guitar from her father at age 14. 

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It would be two more years until Lambert actively tried her hand at music. Getting to join a choir helped a lot by making her feel like she fit in. Soon, she was doing a gig for three nights a week. The rest is history.

Lambert donates to dog shelters

Lambert also shared her passion for helping others as well as animals. Last month, the singer acted on that love of animals when she donated $160,000 in grants to 50 animal shelters. 

Lambert and her mother created the MuttNation Foundation ten years ago with the goal of bettering the lives of as many dogs as possible. The large donation was a celebration of the foundation's 11-year existence. 

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