Artist of the Week: Kacey Musgraves 26 Jun 13

This week’s featured KKOK Artist of the Week is: Kacey Musgraves

 

 

 

- Kacey Musgraves was born August 21st, 1988 in Mineola, TX

 

- Musgraves self-released 3 albums before appearing on the 5th season of Nashville Star where believe it or not she placed 7th.

 

- Musgraves starting making headway when she joined Lady Antebellum for their “We Own The Night” tour in 2012.

 

- Musgraves was signed to Mercury Records in 2012 then preceded to release of a song that went to #14 on the country charts with “Merry Go ‘Round.”

 

- Musgraves latest hit “Blowin’ Smoke” has already climbed to #33 and continues to climb quickly up the charts.

 

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- Kacey Musgraves’ 3 self-released albums include 2002s “Movin’ On,” 2003s “Wanted: One Good Cowboy,” 2007s self- titled “Kacey Musgraves,” and her big break came with 2013s “Same Trailer, Different Park,” which has reached #1 on the country charts.

 

- Among other songs she has songwriting credits for include Gretchen Wilson’s “Get Outa My Yard,” and Miranda Lambert’s “Mama’s Broken Heart.”

 

- She also has a songwriting credit for the song “Undermine” which was sung by Hayden Panettiere on the ABC’s hit show Nashville.

 

- Although very early in her career Musgraves has multiple 2013 awards nominations including:

 

o ACM Top New Female Artist

 

o ACM Top Female Vocalist

 

o ACM Music Video of the Year (Merry Go ‘Round)

 

o CMT Female Video of the Year

 

o CMT Breakthrough Video of the Year

 

 

 

For more music and videos from Kacey Musgraves, click on the link: http://www.youtube.com/user/KaceyMusgraves