Chester Bennington's Widow Breaks Her Silence

50 Best Albums of 2013

Vampire Weekend cut the cute and raised the stakes, Kanye assaulted our ears, Bowie shocked the world and Miley tossed a dance-pop party grenade

Kacey Musgraves, 'Same Trailer Different Park'
Courtesy of Mercury Nashville28/50

28. Kacey Musgraves, 'Same Trailer Different Park'

This charmingly matter-of-fact 25-year-old Texan makes commercial country sound artistically fertile again. Singing about a friend with benefits ("It Is What It Is") or weed smokin' and same-sex kissing ("Follow Your Arrow"), she's ballsy, traditional and pop. Call her the millennials' Loretta Lynn.

Back to Top