Immediately following her set Saturday night on the Katy Perry Prismatic World Tour, GRAMMY Award-winning Texas singer-songwriter, Kacey Musgraves, received plaques celebrating two RIAA GOLD certifications and one PLATINUM from her label, Mercury Nashville, backstage at the KFC Yum! Center in Louisville, KY.
Musgraves’ debut album Same Trailer Different Park and critically acclaimed song “Follow Your Arrow” both recently reached GOLD status by the RIAA. In addition, the debut single from Same Trailer Different Park, “Merry Go ‘Round,” has also reached PLATINUM status by the RIAA.
Kacey is the only female country artist in EIGHT years to have her debut album reach GOLD and the first female artist in EIGHT years to have multiple RIAA certified singles on her debut album.
PHOTO CAPTION: Kacey Musgraves surprised by label with plaques commemorating two RIAA GOLD certifications and one PLATINUM to celebrate the success of her debut album Same Trailer Different Park and songs “Merry Go ‘Round” and “Follow Your Arrow” backstage on the Katy Perry Prismatic World Tour in Louisville, KY on Saturday night.
APPEARING IN THE PHOTO: (L-R) Brian Wright (UMG Nashville SVP, A&R), Cindy Mabe (UMG Nashville President), Shane McAnnally (Album co-producer and co-writer of “Merry Go ‘Round” and “Follow Your Arrow”), Kacey Musgraves, Jason Owen (Sandbox Entertainment owner)
PHOTO CREDIT: Jessica Wardwell