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World Cafe Nashville: Brothers Osborne

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Kacey Musgraves' Golden Hour mixes her country-pop sound with disco and house. Kelly Christine Sutton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Kacey Musgraves On Trusting Emotion At The 'Golden Hour' Of Her Life

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Hayley Kiyoko's debut album Expectations is out now on Atlantic. Amanda Charchian/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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New Music Friday: March 30

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In 2013, Kacey Musgraves emergence onto the country music scene hinted at changes that would arrive over the next five years. Musgraves' new album, Golden Hour, might signal her freedom from that same landscape. Kelly Christine Sutton/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Brad Paisley performs at an inaugural ball for Barack Obama in January 2013. A few months later, Paisley's song "Accidental Racist" would make the country singer the focus of ridicule and satire. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Clockwise from upper left: Kacey Musgraves, Yo La Tengo, Yuno, Parquet Courts Courtesy of the artists hide caption

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New Mix: Kacey Musgraves, Parquet Courts, Yo La Tengo, More

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Kacey Musgraves: Tiny Desk Concert

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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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