Musgraves rides singles "Merry Go 'Round"
Thursday, September 20, 2012
– Mercury Records' singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves released her debut single, Merry Go 'Round,
to radio and iTunes this past week.
The Texas native's co-write with Josh Osborne and Shane McAnally received 47 adds its first week. After 1 week, the song sits inside the Top 40.
Merry Go 'Round is the first single off Musgrave's debut album, which she produced with Shane McAnally and Luke Laird. The album is scheduled for a 2013 release.
Musgraves began singing publicly at eight years old and wrote her first song a year later. To date, that talent has produced cuts for multi-platinum artists such as Martina McBride and Miranda Lambert. Lambert's current album includes Musgrave's co-written track Mama's Broken Heart.
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