Kacey Lee Musgraves (born August 21, 1988) is an American singer and songwriter. She self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of the USA Network's singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh. She signed to Mercury Nashville in 2012 and has released two critically acclaimed albums on the label, Same Trailer Different Park (2013) and Pageant Material (2015). Musgraves later announced dates for her new tour 'The Kacey Musgraves Country & Western Rhinestone Revue' which began August 27, 2015 in Atlanta and wrapping in Amsterdam on November 22. Many tour stops were sold out so on January 11, 2016 Musgraves announced the 2nd leg of the tour which begins January 21, 2016 through April 22, 2016 respectively.
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Country, Alternative Country, Americana
Country Music Artist, Songwriter
Vocals, Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Banjo
Radney Foster, Miranda Lambert, Luke Laird, Shane McAnally, Brandy Clark, Katy Perry, Blake Shelton
Full Name at Birth
Kacey Lee Musgraves
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Kacey Lee Musgraves (born August 21, 1988) is a Grammy-winning American country music artist. She self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of the USA Network's singing competition Nashville Star in 2007, where she placed seventh. Signed to Mercury Nashville in 2012, she released the album Same Trailer Different Park in March 2013.
Musgraves was born in Golden, Texas. She began songwriting at the age of eight, when she wrote a song called "Notice Me" for her elementary school graduation. She first learned to play music on the mandolin, and then began at age 12 started taking guitar lessons from a local musician named John DeFoore, and later described it as "one of the most important things that ever happened to me". Musgraves first got her start in the country music industry at the age of 18, when she would record demos to make money. Her mother would take her to local music festivals to sing western swing music.
While living in Austin in 2008, Kacey was discovered by independent record label Triple Pop, for whom she recorded two songs, "Apologize" and "See You Again", both of which are available on a digital EP online.
Musgraves joined Lady Antebellum on their Own the Night 2012 tour in the United Kingdom. She also signed with Mercury Records in 2012 and released her solo debut single "Merry Go 'Round". The song is included on her album Same Trailer Different Park, which was produced and co-written by Shane McAnally and Luke Laird and released on March 19, 2013. She also co-wrote Miranda Lambert's 2013 single "Mama's Broken Heart". Same Trailer Different Park produced additional hit singles in "Blowin' Smoke" and "Follow Your Arrow". Rolling Stone magazine listed "Follow Your Arrow" at number 39 of their list of 100 Greatest Country Songs of All Time, and said that Musgraves was "one of the loudest symbols of young country musicians embracing progressive values."
"Undermine", a song co-written by Musgraves and Trent Dabbs, was featured in the ABC television series Nashville on October 17, 2012. Musgraves was nominated for four awards at the 47th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, including Female Vocalist of the Year. Kacey's fourth studio album, Same Trailer Different Park, debuted at number 2, selling 42,000 copies. Musgraves was also nominated for four Grammy Awards at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards, tying Taylor Swift and Lorde for the most nominations received by a woman that year. Those nominations included Best New Artist, Best Country Album (Same Trailer Different Park), and Best Country Song for both "Mama's Broken Heart" and "Merry Go 'Round". "Merry Go 'Round" won the Best Country Song Grammy award, and Same Trailer Different Park won in Best Country Album. Kacey Musgraves joined Katy Perry on the North American leg of her Prismatic World Tour as well as Willie Nelson and Alison Krauss on select dates during their tour.
In April 2014, Musgraves won the Academy of Country Music award for album of the year for Same Trailer Different Park. In June 2014, she released a new song called The Trailer Song, which she debuted on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon.
Same Trailer Different Park was certified gold in August 2014 for selling over 500,000 copies. Musgraves' single "Follow Your Arrow" was also certified gold, while "Merry Go Round" was certified platinum.
Musgraves announced in late August 2014 that she would perform a ten-show headlining tour, dubbed "Same Tour Different Trailer," starting on September 25 and ending on October 19th.
In September 2014, Musgraves said that she had begun writing songs for her second major label album, and planned to begin work in earnest with Luke Laird and Shane MacAnally later in the year after her touring schedule finished. "Biscuits," the first single from her second studio album, was released on March 16, 2015. Pageant Material, Musgraves' second studio album, will be released on June 23, 2015.
Claim to Fame
Same Trailer Different Park
Brown - Dark
Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Banjo
Willie Nelson, Alison Krauss, Zac Brown Band
Couple Profile Source
Talent Agency (e.g. Modelling)
Sandbox Entertainment (Nashville), Creative Artists Agency
Brown - Dark
twitter.com/KaceyMusgraves, www.instagram.com/spaceykacey/?hl=en, www.facebook.com/KaceyMusgravesOfficial, www.youtube.com/user/KaceyMusgraves, www.aceshowbiz.com/celebrity/kacey_musgraves/biography.html, www.lucchese.com/kaceymusgraves/
Outlaw Country, Alternative Country
Acoustic Guitar, Mandolin, Harmonica, Banjo
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