Kacey Musgraves won a Grammy for her new album not being eligible for the Best Country Album Award.
The 33-year-old singer’s latest record, “Star Cross,” will not be the finalist in the country category for next year’s ceremony, and she was overwhelmed by the decision.
She wrote on social media: “You can take a girl out of a country (genre), but you can’t take a country out of a girl.”
She also shared a photo of her childhood in a pink cowboy hat and snapped with legends from countries such as Willie Nelson, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn, and George Strait.
She captioned one: “Isn’t it, Loretta Lynn?”
And with a photo with the “Jolene” hitmaker, she added: “How about you, Dolly?”
Kacey’s 2018 record “Golden Hour” won both Grammy Awards for all genres and country albums, and LP tracks “Butterflies” and “Space Cowboy” were honored in the country category.
She also won the Best Country Album for “Same Trailer” and “Different Park” in 2014 and collaborated with “Golden Hour” co-author and co-producer Daniel Tashian on “star-crossed”.
This week, UMG Nashville president Cindy Mabe also attacked the country genre jury’s decision at the Recording Academy.
In a letter issued by Billboard, she said: “Acoustically, there’s more country instrumentation than the 2019 Country Album of the Year award-winning Golden Hour.
“To compare’Golden Hour’and’Star Cross’, both albums were produced by Ian Fitchuk, Daniel Tasian and Kacey Musgraves. Both albums were mixed by Shawn Everett.”
She further completes “both albums” with “Golden Hour” telling the story of falling in love and “Star Cross” telling the conclusion of the dissolution. There is no sonic deviation from these two projects.
“This album was consistently categorized as a country through DSP account and partner-wide metadata and overall labeling. Starcross appears in playlists for all major countries on all DSPs. It was done. (Sic) “
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