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

Kacey Musgraves caught up with Billboard’s Chelsea Briggs on the crimson 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 related with folks in a manner that she by no means anticipated it will.

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 along with her subsequent document.

“I haven't had an opportunity to actually cease and discover that,” Musgraves says. “That's one factor with Golden Hour, is that I actually had the luxurious of time to simply create and discover and throw paint on the partitions, see what sticks, what colours I like, and I needed to get to try this once more. But there are a few songs that I actually like to date 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 may draw inspiration from for her subsequent launch. “It's actually simply actual life, the issues I'm going by means of,” she explains. “My relationships, messing up, being human, studying from different folks, hitting my 30s, exploring what this subsequent decade is perhaps like, and all of that, getting married, plenty of adjustments, however plenty of actually good ones.”

Musgraves chats in regards to the night’s honoree, Dolly Parton, as nicely, 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 fashionable or no matter,” Musgraves says. “She's fearless and I love her spirit so much and she or he's very sort. She's very current while you're speaking to her and I simply actually love her a lot.”

Watch the complete video interview with Musgraves above.

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