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On Kacey Musgraves' second album, Pageant Material, she follows in the footsteps of several artists who expanded the sometimes binding roles of women in country music. Kelly Christine Sutton/Courtesy of Mercury Nashville hide caption

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The Key To Kacey Musgraves' Hard-Won Country: Funny Women

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Kacey Musgraves' Same Trailer, Different Park is one of several country music albums released by women this year. Kristin Barlowe/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Quiet As Kept, Women Dominated Country Music In 2013

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Top row, left to right: Laura Marling, Valerie June, Mike Milosh of Rhye; bottom row: Ty Segall, James Blake, Earl Sweatshirt. Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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All Songs Considered: The Year In Music, 2013

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Kacey Musgraves' "Merry Go 'Round" was one of NPR Music's favorite songs of 2012. Kelly Christine Musgraves/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves: Country's Blunt And Poetic New Voice

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Kacey Musgraves' major-label debut is titled Same Trailer Different Park. Kelly Christine Musgraves/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves: A Millennial Musician Reframes Country

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Kacey Musgraves' new album is titled Same Trailer Different Park. Kelly Christine Musgraves/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves, Country Music's New 'Golden' Girl

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