Musgraves wins Best Country Album at Grammys
Sunday, January 26, 2014
– Kacey Musgraves won the Grammy for Best Country Album on Sunday.
Musgraves, who took a Grammy earlier for Best Country Song for "Merry Go 'Round," said, "said "Oh my God" while getting her award. "I got to make a record that I poured myself into," she said. She also thanked Luke Laird and Shane McAnally, who co-produced the disc.
She then thanked those at her label, management and fans.
Other nominated included Taylor Swift for "Red," Tim McGraw for "Two Lanes of Freedom," Jason Aldean for "Night Train" and Blake Shelton for "Based on a True Story..."
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