Kacey Musgraves

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Singer • Songwriter

Birth Date: August 21, 1988

Age: 35 years old

Birth Place: Mineola, Texas

A gifted, low-key singer-songwriter, Kacey Musgraves provided a breath of fresh air to the country music industry. Born Aug. 21, 1988 in Sulphur Springs, TX, Kacey Lee Musgraves self-released three albums before she was 20 years old: 2002's Movin' On, 2003's Wanted: One Good Cowboy and 2007's Kacey Musgraves. She finally broke through to the mainstream when she competed on "Nashville Star" (USA Network, 2003-07; NBC, 2008).

Although she only took seventh place, Musgraves made a big impression on fans and critics, who showered her singing and songwriting abilities with praise. She placed her song "Undermine" in an episode of "Nashville" (ABC, 2012- ) for Juliette Barnes (Hayden Panettiere) to sing and co-wrote "Mama's Broken Heart" for Miranda Lambert, who turned the clever and catchy tune into a massive country hit. Gaining valuable exposure opening for superstars Lady Antebellum, Musgraves earned her own major label debut with 2013's Same Trailer Different Park, whose debut single, "Merry Go 'Round," reached went country Top 20.

As her media profile grew, Musgraves gained further professional momentum when she earned four nominations at the Academy of Country Music Awards, including Music Video of the Year for "Merry Go 'Round" as well as Top Female Vocalist and Top New Female Artist. Musgrave's follow-up album Pageant Material was a solid critical success but lacked the crossover hits of her major-label debut. After the holiday album A Very Kacey Christmas (2016) and feeling ignored by mainstream country radio, Musgraves went into a more rock-oriented direction with her next album, Golden Hour (2018), which continued her trend of critical raves and little traction on radio.

By Jonathan Riggs

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Apple Music Live: Kacey Musgraves

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Kacey Musgraves: Oh, What a World 2.0

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The Kacey Musgraves Christmas Show

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ACM Females

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Kacey Musgraves: Christmas Makes Me Cry

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Kacey Musgraves: Glittery

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Kacey Musgraves: Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas

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Kacey Musgraves: (Not So) Silent Night

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Kacey Musgraves: I'll Be Home for Christmas

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Kacey Musgraves: Let It Snow

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Kacey Musgraves: Present Without a Bow

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Kacey Musgraves: Ribbons and Bows

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Kacey Musgraves: Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree

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Kacey Musgraves Feat. Lana Del Ray: I'll Be Home for Christmas

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Dan + Shay: Country Love

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The 52nd Annual CMA Awards

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Country Belles

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Kacey Musgraves: Butterflies

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20 Songs To Get You Through Thanksgiving

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A Home for the Holidays With Josh Groban

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The Sunday Project

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Kacey Musgraves: What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

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Countdown to the CMA Awards: 15 Songs That Changed Country Music With Robin Roberts

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CMA Music Festival: Country's Night to Rock

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Hot 20 Countdown

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Kacey Musgraves: Merry Go 'Round

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Kacey Musgraves: Blowin Smoke

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Kacey Musgraves: Follow Your Arrow

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