What Moment Does Kacey Musgraves Consider Her ‘Big Break’?


Kacey Musgraves is up for “ACM Artist of the Year” at the 2020 ACM Awards broadcasting Sept. 16th at 8 pm E.T. on CBS.  

The “Rainbow” singer recently joined Cody Alan to share what moment she considers her "big break."

“Hearing your song on the radio for the first time is a turning point for your career,” says Kacey referring to her 2012 single “Merry Go Round.”

From a young age, Kacey was gunning for fame. At 18 years old, the country star auditioned and landed a spot on the talent-based discovery television show, “Nashville Star.” See her performance by clicking the video below.

“I was on Nashville Star for like a hot minute. I thought to myself, this is my big chance. This is my big break. Everyone is going to know who I am! But, I was like the third one voted off the show, and its fine. I’m really glad no one saw more than that. I needed to go figure myself out, but I got a peek into the industry. I got to know a lot of people, and it made me want to start coming back to Nashville from Austin. I would come all of the time, almost every month, and then I was like, “Why don’t I just live here? So it helped me out in a lot of ways.”

Will Kacey take home the trophy for “Artist of the Year”? Watch to see who wins on Sept. 16th during the broadcast happening at 8 pm E.T. on CBS. 

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