Miranda Lambert lists the people she considers her role models in a new interview, and one of them might be surprising to country music fans.
"One strong female artist I look up to is Beyonce," Lambert tells Gibson.com. "She handles herself well and has such class."
"As far as building an empire goes -- and reinventing yourself and being true to yourself -- I would say Reba McEntire and Dolly Parton and Loretta Lynn are people I look up to most," she adds.
Lambert is doing a little empire building of her own. She released a new album, 'Platinum,' in June of last year, and kicked off her Certified Platinum Tour on Thursday (Jan. 15) in Evansville, Ind.
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