Miranda Lambert wins the female vocalist award at the CMA Awards at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville on Nov. 6, 2013.
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CMA Female Vocalist of the Year Miranda Lambert is causing buzz this morning. Partly for that big win Wednesday night, but also because she's showing off a slimmer figure.
"I've been working out, but this thing is heavy!" Lambert said backstage, reports People.com, as she also showed off her trophy.
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And she explained her new figure, saying she is turning 30 on Sunday and she thought she was fine with that, "but I guess I'm not because I feel like everybody always says 'It goes downhill from there.' So I just thought, maybe if I get ahead of it a little I won't have to work so hard later in life."
Lambert got in a mention of hubby Blake Shelton.
"All through my 20s I worked a lot - I was on the road since I was 17 and the road life is a lot of fast food and a lot of late nights and a lot of drinking - I didn't give up drinking. I refused. You have to drink to put up with my husband! Just kidding!"
She went on, "But I just felt that I should get a little more healthy and I have a record coming out in the spring and it's a very important album to me - it's my fifth album - and I have this spot, I found a great spot in country music and I want to keep it."
Her one diet tip? "I didn't give up really a lot, really. Just Cheetos mostly! But I might have some tonight, just to celebrate."