Rick is a former Dallas police officer who played in a country-rock group called Contraband in the 1970s.
Rick and Bev later became private detectives and even worked on the high profile case of the impeachment of President Bill Clinton.
After the downturn, things got better and her parents began a faith-based ministry and offered their home as a shelter for the victims of domestic violence and their children.
On February 8, 2012, Lambert made her acting debut on NBC's long-running legal drama, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit in an episode titled "Father's Shadow." Lambert later told CMT News she was a big fan of the show: "I never wanted to act. On October 23, 2012, Lambert and Dierks Bentley announced the co-headlined 33-show Locked & Reloaded Tour, which began on January 17, 2013.
The album's second single, "Somethin' Bad," is a duet with Carrie Underwood and was debuted on the 2014 Billboard Music Awards on May 18.
Three of its singles ("Famous in a Small Town," "Gunpowder & Lead" and "More Like Her") peaked within the top 20 on the country songs chart, with "Gunpowder & Lead" becoming her first top 10 entry in July 2008.
Her third album, Revolution, was released in September 2009.
At 16, Lambert appeared on the Johnnie High Country Music Revue in Arlington, Texas, the same talent show that had helped launch the career of Le Ann Rimes.
Lambert then acquired a recording session in Nashville, Tennessee, but left the studio after she became frustrated with the "pop" type of music presented to her.
Two of its songs – "The House That Built Me" and "Heart Like Mine" – topped the Hot Country Songs chart.
Her parents met while Bev was attending camp at Southern Methodist University and Rick was an on-campus undercover narcotics officer, and they got together a few years later.
At the age of 6, Miranda began helping with some of the cases.
After the oil crisis dampened the economy in Texas, her family lost everything.
Outside her solo career, she is a member of the Pistol Annies formed in 2011 alongside Ashley Monroe and Angaleena Presley.