Kacey Musgraves Talks New Album, Dolly Parton & More at MusiCares Person of the Year

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Kacey Musgraves caught up with Chelsea Briggs on the red carpet at the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala on Friday (Feb. 8), discussing her Grammy selections, new music, and why the lady loves Dolly Parton so much.

Inquired if she has an acceptance speech prepared for the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Musgraves notes that she primarily wants to convey how grateful she is, because her songs has connected with people in a manner that she never expected it might.

The vocalist was also asked if she gets started on the follow-up with her album, Fantastic Hour, or in the event that she has any ideas in regards to what she wants to explore along with her next record.

“I don’t have had a chance to really quit and explore that,” Musgraves says. “That is certainly one thing with Golden Hour, is the fact that I really had the luxury of your time to just create and discover and throw paint on the walls, see what stays, what colors I like, and am wanted to get to do that once again. But there are a couple of tunes that I really like so far which are new… I’m going to get to go in [the studio] soon, hopefully, plus toy around with it.”

Musgraves furthermore touched on where the girl might draw inspiration through for her next release. “It’s really just real life, the items I’m going through,” she explains.“ My romantic relationships, messing up, being human, listening to advice from other people, hitting my 30s, exploring what this next 10 years might be like, and all of that will, getting married, lots of changes, yet lots of really good ones.”

Musgraves talks about the evening’s honoree, Dolly Parton, as well, claiming her the “best songwriter” and revealing that will her favorite thing regarding Parton is how this wonderful woman has so many components that are “perfectly melded together: attractiveness, sex appeal, brains, humor, wit, beauty, significant songwriting abilities, no apologies with regard to who she is, LGBTQ advocate long before it was even a point.” Musgraves says, “She’s fearless and I adore her spirit a lot plus she’s very kind. She is very present when you’re speaking with her and I just really like her so much.”

Watch the full movie interview with Musgraves over.