Kacey Musgraves CMA Censoring Not Only Wrong, But Ineffective

Kacey Musgraves CMA Censoring Not Only Wrong, But Ineffective

The black eye of the 2013 CMA Awards may not have been an over-the-top performance, but the choice by ABC to censor a line from the Kacey Musgraves song “Follow Your Arrow” that goes “roll up a joint.” As Kacey performed her latest single, the clearly-edited audio did little to shield the ears of impressionable listeners, and did more to peak the curiosity of viewers, while eroding the message of the song itself.