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Kacey Musgraves FTW in the New Artists Category

The Nashville Scene Country Music Critic’s Poll is out and Kacey Musgraves, a new fave with a debut EP on the way, made a dent in a few of the categories. 

What was your fave twang tune last year?

Here are items from my ballot:

TOP TEN COUNTRY ALBUMS OF 2012:

1. Iris Dement  Sing The Delta

2. Jamey Johnson   Living For A Song: A Tribute to Wayne Cochran

3. Todd Snider   Agnostic Hymns & Stoner Fables

4. Kellie Pickler   100 Proof 

5. James Hand  Mighty Lonesome Man 

6. Trampled By Turtles  Stars and Satellites

7. Elizabeth Cook    Gospel Plow

8. Kasey Chambers  Wreck And Ruin 

9. Peter Stampfel & The Worm All-Stars    A Sure Sign Of Something

10. Taylor Swift Red  

 

TOP TEN COUNTRY SINGLES OF 2012:

 1. Kip Moore   Something ‘Bout A Truck 

2. Carrie Underwood   Good Girl 

3. Kasey  Musgraves   Merry Go ‘Round

4. Taylor Swift   Safe and Sound 

5. Trampled By Turtles  Alone

6. Ricky Skaggs  You Can’t Hurt Ham

7. Little Big Town   Pontoon

8. Taylor Swift   We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together 

9.  Miranda Lambert  The Fastest Girl in Town

10. Bob Dylan  Duquesne Whistle 


Saturday Spinning

Alabama Shakes “I Ain’t The Same”

Diana Krall, Glad Rag Doll (Verve) 

Rez Abbasi Trio, Continuous Beat (Enja) 

Kacey Musgraves “Merry Go ‘Round” (Mercury) 

Jeff Davis, Leaf House (Fresh Sound) 

Flying Lotus, Until The Quiet Comes (Warp)

Juicy J, “Bandz A Make Her Dance” 

Chandler Travis Three-O, This Is What Bears Look Like Underwater (Iddy-Biddy)

Sam Newsome, The Art Of The Soprano, Vol. 1 (Newsome)

Sarah Lupo (Skippin’ Sally) 

Kanye West, “Clique” 

No Doubt, “Push and Shove” 

Rickie Lee Jones, “Only Love Can Break Your Heart”

David Virelles, Continuum (Pi)

Jose James, No Beginning, No End (Blue Note)

Randy Travis “Honky Tonk Side Of Town” 

Toby Keith, “I Like Girls Who Drink Beer” 

George Schuller’s Circle Wide, Listen Both Ways (Playscape) 

Various Artists, Quiet About It – A Tribute to Jesse Winchester (Mailboat)