The 2013 Country Music Association Awards are all about the girls this year; in particular, its top two nominees, Taylor Swift and Kacey Musgraves. On the surface, the two singers share a few things: They're just a year apart in age, both were nominated in a whopping six categories, and they're pitted against each other in two key categories (Album of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year).
That's not to say, however, that the pair really do have anything in common. Actually, it's quite the contrary; making this November's CMA Awards a charming study in classic "good girl" vs. "bad girl" competition.
We're all familiar, of course, with the good girl in this scenario. Taylor Swift has long ruled Nashville — and the nation — with her ladylike fashion style, sweet outreach to fans, and songs that parents aren't afraid to let their daughters listen to. Her one eyebrow-raising factor is her penchant for falling in and out of love; a weakness that certainly hasn't hurt her stunninglyRead More »from Good Girl Vs. Bad Girl: Taylor Swift Takes on Kacey Musgraves at 2013′s Country Music Association Awards