Kacey Musgraves’ ‘Merry Go ‘Round’ Has Impressive First Week at Country Radio
Mercury Records’ singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves released her debut single, “Merry Go ‘Round,” to radio and iTunes this past week. The Texas native’s co-write with Josh Osborne and Shane McAnally received an impressive 47 adds its first week. In fact, there was such high anticipation for “Merry Go ‘Round” that the song appeared on the charts at No. 50 a week early before it even went for adds. After just one week “Merry Go ‘Round” sits inside the Top 40.
Watch the video below to listen to the song that has created a buzz from everyone from Lady Antebellum and Katy Perry to Perez Hilton.
“Merry Go ‘Round” is the first single off Kacey’s debut album, which is co-produced by Kacey, Shane McAnally and Luke Laird. The album is scheduled for a 2013 release.
Kacey began singing publicly at 8 years old and wrote her first song at 9 years old. To date, that talent has produced cuts for multi-platinum artists such as Martina McBride and Miranda Lambert. Miranda’s current album includes Kacey’s co-written track “Mama’s Broken Heart,” which Rolling Stone ranked No.26 in their “50 Best Singles of 2011” list.
Click HERE to purchase “Merry Go ‘Round” on iTunes.