Miranda Lambert and Taylor Swift are among the ladies being honored in Elle magazine's Women in Music Portfolio. Alicia Keys and Adele are among the other women included in the spread, hitting newsstands April 23 in the magazine's May issue.
Each featured artist shares some insight into their creative process as part of the portfolio. Taylor opens up about the inspiration behind her songwriting, saying, "All these emotions, everything that’s said and all your experience, that’s what inspires the first flicker of a song. It’s hard being a human being.”
Miranda stresses the importance of being yourself. She says, "My message is to be your own person, always- whether you’re a stay-at-home mom or a superstar…We all bring something different.”
For a first look at photos from the Women in Music Portfolio, go to Elle.com .
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