Hey it’s Shira Lazar, we are backstage at the Grammys, brought to
you by Turbo Tax with Melissa Peterman. How’s it going? It’s going very well. This is very exciting for me.
I know, have you been to the Grammys before? By been to do you mean watched from my living room? Watching I’ve done that in my pajamas, but no this is pretty thrilling. I feel like I should get a piercing or a tattoo. Everyone is way cooler here. It’s very exciting. Well you do have the earrings. I do have earrings. They’re black and studded. They’re studded. They’re super cool. Hardcore. I’ll probably get a date to the Grammys. But you are involved with music a lot with
the Singing Bee on CMT. Yep, I host the Singing Bee and it’s you know, test the knowledge of the lyrics and again, I
think there should be a Grammy for a music fan because I am a huge music
fan. Like I’ve got like two ipods, like filled from everything from Dolly Pardon, Prince, Black Eyed Peas to like, you know, Reba. I like everything so I am a music consumer and I enjoy the artists so much. We like that. So the Singing Bee for me is sort of a
dream come true because I get to be with a live band, real contestants, I love karaoke. Do you sing? I do. I’m more of a song stylist. What is that? It’s where you think it’s suppose to sound
one way but I turn it around, chew it up and spit it out a whole other way. And that’s what I love about the show too, is that they don’t have to be great. They just have to commit. I’m like if you don’t know the words just get louder. One more question from our sponsor, Yes. Turbo Tax. So, we’re all about guiding you to the maximum refund so who has guided you in your career to
get to where you are at today? Mr. Mraz, one of my first theater teachers. I
would give a shout out to him. Mraz , I was thinking of Jason Mraz. It was Jason Mraz. All the songs that he wrote, that are
the good ones, are about me. And I think Reba for me. Doing a sitcom for six years and watching her, how she led a set and then to get a show where I was
kind of the leader on set. Her guidance and how she ran things and
how she wanted it to be. That was a great tool for me to watch and go,
that’s how I want it to be. That’s how it should be. Everyone should be respected, have fun. We’re lucky, I mean, this is a fun job people. [laughter] Okay, I have to go now? Thank you. Thanks for having me. Sponsored by Turbo Tax. Turbo Tax guides you step by step to get you the maximum refund that you deserve.