Album of the year nominee Kacey Musgraves on the importance of the Grammy Awards

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Awards season has long been underway for Kacey Musgraves.

Last month her “Golden Hour” — a tender and dreamy meditation on new romance by this recently married 30-year-old — was named album of the year at the Country Music Assn. Awards.

For the Grammys, for which nominations were unveiled this...