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Miranda Lambert is one proud country star; she and her longtime manager Marion Kraft are featured in Billboard, with Marion being named Billboard’s Executive of the Year.

Miranda posted to Instagram with photos, “I’m so proud of you @MarionKraft for being named @Billboard Executive of the Year. You are a blessing in my life and an amazing manager and friend. We’ve been together almost two decades and done so much together. I can’t wait to see what the next 20 has in store. Love you!”

Lambert said of how Kraft keeps her balanced in Billboard, “There were times when I was younger and running a hundred miles an hour, getting exhausted. I would spread myself too thin and not be my best at what I’m supposed to be doing. She would rope me in on that, which I think is important. She’d be like, ‘You’re doing this to yourself. Stop saying yes to stuff. You need to rest.’ When I go on a camping trip, or she goes to Mexico for a few days, both of us come back with epiphanies about more things because we took a minute away.”

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