December 6

QUESTION:

She self-released three albums before appearing on the fifth season of Nashville Star, where she placed seventh. She then signed with Mercury Nashville and her next album, “Same Trailer Different Park,” hit Number One on the country album charts in 2013. Can you name her?

ANSWER:

Kacey Musgraves, who is also a fine songwriter. She co-wrote the Miranda Lambert hit “Mama’s Broken Heart” with Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally.