After displaying her songwriting chops by co-penning Miranda Lambert's hit "Mama's Broken Heart" (nominated for best country solo performance), Kacey Musgraves stepped into the spotlight with her debut single "Merry Go Round," which peaked at No. 14 on the Hot Country Songs chart.
BILLBOARD CHART HIGHLIGHTS
|February 16, 2013: "Merry Go 'Round" reaches No. 14 on Hot Country Songs. |
April 6, 2013: "Same Trailer Different Park" debuts at No. 2 on the Billboard 200.
April 6, 2013: "Same Trailer Different Park" debuts at No. 1 on Top Country Albums.
July 13, 2013: "Blowin' Smoke" reaches No. 31 on Hot Country Songs.
November 23, 2013: "Follow Your Arrow" hits No. 10 on Country Digital Songs.
The combination of immediate hooks and sly storytelling that isn't afraid to confront uncomfortable truths on "Merry Go Round" also carried the Texas native's debut full-length, "Same Trailer Different Park," to a No. 2 debut on the Billboard 200 chart upon its release through Mercury Nashville last March.