Miranda Lambert at the 2015 CMA Awards: 'I Needed a Bright Spot This Year'

Hours after her ex-husband Blake Shelton's romance with Gwen Stefani was confirmed, Miranda Lambert took the stage at the 2015 CMA Awards to accept the female vocalist of the year award.

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"I needed a bright spot this year," Lambert said while thanking the association.

She also gave a shout out to Justin Timberlake and Chris Stapleton, telling them she was going home to practice after their performance.

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