On Golden Hour, Kacey Musgraves' third studio album and probably the most critically-acclaimed releases of 2018, a daring reinvention came about. The Texas-born singer-songwriter mixed the shifting nation storytelling of her first two information with newfound disco grooves and took her profession to new heights. For that, she was a pure alternative for the Innovator Award at Billboard's 13th annual Women in Music occasion Thursday night time (Dec. 6) in New York. She matched these honors with an inspiring speech and efficiency on the Manhattan ceremony.
“I really feel actually hopeful and proud in regards to the state of the fashionable lady,” Musgraves mentioned. “Her bravery, her unapologetic celebration of rights. Her life, her thoughts, and her artwork. And positively most of all, her realness. And I’ve been craving realness for therefore lengthy.”
The very real speak adopted an uplifting efficiency of her Golden Hour observe “Butterflies.” Written shortly after she met her now-husband, alt-country artist Ruston Kelly, the stripped-down rendition -- a real sonic sunbeam -- captured fantastically the observe’s hopeful message.
“Now at age 30 I really feel extra related than ever,” she mentioned, referencing her birthday 4 months again. But it was an enormous image remark that obtained her first massive spherical of applause: “The feminine perspective is so vital.”