Kacey Musgraves Talks New Music & ‘Ultimate Songwriter’ Dolly Parton: Watch


Kacey Musgraves caught up with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the pink carpet on the 2019 MusiCares Person of the Year Gala on Friday (Feb. eight), discussing her Grammy nominations, new music, and why she loves Dolly Parton a lot.

Asked if she has an acceptance speech ready for the Grammy Awards on Sunday, Musgraves notes that she primarily desires to convey how grateful she is, as a result of her music has linked with individuals in a approach that she by no means anticipated it could.

The singer was additionally requested if she has began on the follow-up to her album, Golden Hour, or if she has any concepts as to what she desires to discover together with her subsequent report.

“I haven't had an opportunity to essentially cease and discover that,” Musgraves says. “That's one factor with Golden Hour, is that I actually had the posh of time to only create and discover and throw paint on the partitions, see what sticks, what colours I like, and I wished to get to try this once more. But there are a few songs that I actually like to this point which are new … I'm gonna get to go in [the studio] quickly, hopefully, and toy round with it.”

Musgraves additionally touched on the place she would possibly draw inspiration from for her subsequent launch. “It's actually simply actual life, the issues I'm going by,” she explains. “My relationships, messing up, being human, studying from different individuals, hitting my 30s, exploring what this subsequent decade may be like, and all of that, getting married, a number of adjustments, however a number of actually good ones.”

Musgraves chats concerning the night’s honoree, Dolly Parton, as properly, calling her the “final songwriter” and revealing that her favourite factor about Parton is how she has so many elements which are “completely melded collectively.”

“Beauty, intercourse attraction, brains, wit, humor, lovely songwriting, significant songwriting, no apologies for who she is, LGBTQ advocate lengthy earlier than it was even a factor or stylish or no matter,” Musgraves says. “She's fearless and I like her spirit rather a lot and he or she's very variety. She's very current once you're speaking to her and I simply actually love her a lot.”

Watch the total video interview with Musgraves above.