More like her guitar chords

In November 2008, Lambert appeared on the CMA Awards to perform “More Like Her”. The performance was well received by music critics. LA Times gave her the only A rating of the night’s performances, saying that, “With just Lambert and her guitar, she was pure late-night resignation as she opened the song, turning bitterness into pure reflection. ” Chet Flippo of CMT. com spoke positively of the performance. “For me, it was watching Miranda Lambert sing an original song with her own guitar accompaniment. [. . . ] That song contained what I wasn’t hearing a lot of on the CMA Awards show: substance. And style. And personality. And grit. ” Country Universe stated that Miranda Lambert’s performance (along with Carrie Underwood’s “Just a Dream”) was the best performance of the night. “With understated brilliance, Lambert shifted gears by offering her Texas twang on the stripped-down ballad. ”