Kacey Musgraves is redefining the nation music scene by being her unapologetic self. Initially from Golden, Texas, the 31-year-old first stood out together with her 2013 single “Follow Your Arrow.” However it wasn’t till she met her husband, singer-songwriter Ruston Kelly, that she started writing love songs.
Wearing purple, Kacey Musgraves gained award after award on the 2019 Grammys a complete of 4 with Golden Hour named Album of the Year and Best Country Album. Since its launch, she’s by no means forgotten to thank Ruston for uplifting hits like “Rainbow” and “Butterflies.” And it appears becoming sufficient, as a result of their love story started with Kacey listening to him sing.
In March 2016, Kacey Musgraves had simply begun engaged on her fourth studio album when she determined to go to the Bluebird Café in Nashville, Tennessee. The East Texas native later defined that this was in contrast to her as a result of “it’s so touristy” however went anyway to assist a buddy who was taking part in a writers’ spherical.
As musicians took turns taking part in their songs, Kacey heard a voice belting lyrics that reminded her of her favourite artist, the legendary nation star John Prine. “Ruston performed his first tune, and I used to be simply shocked by every little thing in it,” she instructed HITS Each day Double. “The phrases, the melody, what he was saying. I used to be simply sitting at this desk, crying.”
She continued: “When it was over, I went up and launched myself. I stated, ‘Hey, I don’t actually ever do that, however right here’s my quantity; I actually wanna write with you.’ … Just a few months glided by, and we have been supposed to write down on Could 11. I nearly canceled. I simply didn’t wanna undergo making an attempt to write down with somebody I didn’t actually know.”
However Ruston was left in awe by her. “I assumed, ‘That is probably the most lovely girl I’ve ever seen,’” he instructed Texas Month-to-month. The South Carolina native was additionally achieved in his personal proper. As a part of a publishing deal with BMG Nashville, he penned “Nashville With out You” for Tim McGraw.
Fortunately, Kacey Musgraves didn’t cancel their writing date. She in contrast the second Ruston walked into her dwelling to when Dorothy walked right into a world of colour in The Wizard of Oz. “We didn’t even write a tune. We simply talked, and talked, and talked,” she said. “He didn’t depart till like three a.m. It was the simplest, most pure factor on the planet — and I didn’t need it to cease.”
“We have been fairly inseparable from then on,” Ruston instructed Martha Stewart Weddings.
Quickly after, she wrote “Oh, What A World,” and earlier than the 12 months was over, Ruston proposed to Kacey Musgraves on Christmas Eve 2016. He surprised her by adorning her childhood bed room with classic decorations and performed Henry Mancini’s “Two for the Road.” Kacey later revealed that she designed her personal engagement ring.
“Did not say sure…I stated HELL YESSSS!!” she captioned the now-deleted Instagram post. “Final evening, the perfect man I’ve ever met acquired down on one knee in my little pink childhood dwelling…in the identical room I performed with my ponies and barbies and requested me the simplest query I’ve ever been requested. ❤ I lastly know what everybody means once they say ‘you simply know.'”
On July 15, 2017, Kacey Musgraves celebrated her bachelorette occasion at Dolly Parton’s Dollywood. The bride-to-be spent the weekend watching fireworks, using curler coasters, and sporting custom-made t-shirts and fanny packs.
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Within the fall, on October 14, 2017, Kacey and Ruston formally tied the knot. The couple exchanged their vows in entrance of 200 company on a Tennessee farm, the place two small rivers flow together. Afterwards, everybody loved cocktails and popcorn in a barn earlier than having wood-fired pizza at an out of doors dinner.
“I married my greatest buddy … barefoot and surrounded by the deepest type of magic and love that exists. I’ve by no means felt so tranquil and comfortable,” she wrote on Instagram. “We made our guarantees to one another underneath the bushes after which drank and danced into the evening. We couldn’t have executed any of it with out the assistance of our fantastic households and wonderful pals. The most effective type of magic. Finest day of my life.”
One 12 months later, Kacey launched Golden Hour within the spring of 2018, impressed after their love. And shortly after, Ruston adopted go well with together with his debut album, Dying Star, which got here to be after he experienced a drug overdose in 2015. The songwriter credit Kacey for serving to him discover peace and energy.
“She was such a robust redemptive pressure in my life,” he told Rolling Stone. “I did not suppose I used to be worthy of something. She jogged my memory that it would not matter, that everybody has a previous. Somebody has to assist choose you up one way or the other.”
And Kacey says she wouldn’t be the place she is immediately with out him. “Every thing was proper,” she told Glamour. “After assembly this one that actually permits me to simply be myself, not must stroll on eggshells for any cause, songs began pouring out.”