There's really no one quite like Miranda Lambert. Over the past 15 years or so, the fiery Texan has established herself as one of the most powerful voices in country music -- she's the most-awarded artist in ACM Awards history! -- while inspiring and championing new, up-and-coming artists.

In that spirit, scope out these five newcomers that "Ran Fans" should definitely be listening to. From the sassy spunk of Kassi Ashton to the killer songwriting of Kelsey Waldon, these artists' songs will fit right in alongside Lambert favorites such as "Kerosene" and "Vice."

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