Kacey Musgraves, who turns 26 on Thursday, is just one of the many hot country divas who have added some sizzle to country music. Take a look at Musgraves and some of her fellow female country stars.
Musgraves self-released three albums before breaking through with her fourth studio album, "Same Trailer Different Park," which debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart in March 2013, selling 42,000 copies in its first week. It also entered at No. 1 on Billboard's Top Country Albums chart and eventually sold more than 430,000 copies.
Musgraves seen in a promotional photo for "Same Trailer Different Park"
Musgraves arrives at the 56th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, 2014.
Musgraves won two Grammys out of her four nominations at the 56th Annual Grammy Awards on Jan. 26, 2014, taking home Best Country Song for "Merry Go 'Round" and Best Country Album for "Same Trailer Different Park."
Carrie Underwood's 2005 debut album "Some Hearts"
Carrie Underwood performing at the World Arena in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Dec. 2, 2006.
Carrie Underwood poses as she arrives for the 10th season finale of "American Idol" in Los Angeles on May 25, 2011.
Miranda Lambert in a promotional photo.
Miranda Lambert's 2007 album "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"
Miranda Lambert performing in Dallas on July 1, 2007.
Miranda Lambert performs "Heart Like Mine" at the 2011 Academy of Country Music Awards.
Miranda Lambert's fifth album, "Platinum," was released on June 3, 2014.
Underwood and Lambert perform "Somethin' Bad" during the 2014 CMT Music Awards in Nashville on June 4, 2014.
The Pistol Annies, featuring (from left to right) Miranda Lambert, Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe
Pistol Annie's debut album, "Hell on Heels," was released on August 23, 2011.
The Pistol Annies' second album, "Annie Up," was released on May 7, 2013, and peaked at No. 2 on the Billboard Top Country Albums chart.
Ashley Monroe broke through as a solo artist with the album "Like a Rose," released in March 2013.
The cover of Rimes' 2005 album "This Woman"
LeAnn Rimes performs a free concert for U.S. airmen at Ramstein Air Base in Germany on Sept. 23, 2004.
LeAnn Rimes performs on stage during the Academy of Country Music's USO concert at Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada on April 17, 2010.
Taylor Swift poses in a promotional image.
Taylor Swift performs at a concert in 2007.
Taylor Swift's 2008 sophomore album "Fearless"
Taylor Swift arrives at the 45th Country Music Association Awards in Nashville, Tenn., on Nov. 9, 2011.
Swift arrives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit in New York City on May 6, 2013.
Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum
Lady Antebellum (Dave Haywood, Hillary Scott and Charles Kelley) arrive at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards on April 18, 2010.
Kellie Pickler performing live on July 8, 2007
Kellie Pickler in concert in Jacksonville, Fla., on Nov. 6, 2008
Kellie Pickler posing for a promotional photo
A promotional image for Martina McBride's 2007 album "Waking Up Laughing"
Martina McBride performs "Teenage Daughters" at the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas on April 3, 2011.
The cover for Martina McBride's album "Eleven," so named because it was her 11th studio album, featured 11 tracks and was released on Oct. 11, 2011.
Sara Evans' 2005 album "Real Fine Place"
Sara Evans performs Aug. 22, 2008, at Naval Amphibious Base, Little Creek, near Virginia Beach, Va., as part of the 2008 Navy Summer Concert Series.
Sara Evans performs "A Little Bit Stronger" at the 46th annual Academy of Country Music Awards in Las Vegas April 3, 2011.
The "Dancing with the Stars" dancer made her country singing debut with her self-titled album on May 20, 2008, debuting at No. 1 on the Billboard Country Album chart and No. 3 on the Billboard 200.
Julianne Hough singing at CMA Fest at LP Field in Nashville on June 12, 2010
Jennifer Nettles of Sugarland
Jennifer Nettles performs as part of the country duo Sugarland in Mountain View, Calif., on Aug. 26, 2011.
Kimberly Perry of The Band Perry
Kimberly Perry with her brothers, Reid Perry and Neil Perry, in a promotional photo
The singer Jewel went country in 2008 with her album "Perfectly Clear."
Jewel's second country album, titled "Sweet and Wild," came in 2010.
Alison Krauss performs at MerleFest in Wilkes County, N.C., on April 28, 2007
Alison Kraus in a promotional photo for her greatest hits compilation album, "A Hundred Miles or More: A Collection"
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