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Mike Curran On May - 10 - 2016


Photo credit: Joseph Llanes

Photo credit: Joseph Llanes

Black River Entertainment’s Kelsea Ballerini will make her debut performance on LIVE with Kelly and Michael this Thursday (5/12) with her skyrocketing single “Peter Pan,” which launched into the Top 30 at country radio this week. Written by Ballerini, Jesse Lee and Forest Glen Whitehead, “Peter Pan”  reveals a deeper side to the breakout artist and is the third single released from her critically acclaimed debut THE FIRST TIME.

Racking up the accolades, she recently earned her first-ever ACM Award win for 2016 New Female Vocalist of the Year, the fan-voted Radio Disney Music Award for The Freshest – Best New Artist (all genre) and the American Country Countdown Award (ACCA) for Breakthrough Female of the Year. Yesterday (5/9), Ballerini earned a CMT Music Award nomination for Female Video of the Year for the playful #1 smash “Dibs.” The fan-voted award show will air live from Nashville on Wednesday, June 8 at 8 p.m. ET. Voting is now open and will continue through June 6 at 12:01 a.m. ET.
About Kelsea Ballerini
Kelsea Ballerini launched to stardom with two consecutive GOLD-certified, #1 smashes – “Love Me Like You Mean It” and follow-up “Dibs” – from her critically acclaimed debut album THE FIRST TIME. The Black River Entertainment recording artist is the first solo female artist in 15 years to hit #1 with her first two country singles and one of only 11 women to have ever hit the top of the charts with a debut. Abuzz with high-profile media looks, she has been named “The Country Sweetheart” in People Magazine’s elite “Ones to Watch” portfolio, touted by Billboard Magazine as “Country’s Next Queen,” praised by Rolling Stone as the “Nashville It Girl” and selected as one of CMT’s Next Women of Country. The talented singer/songwriter’s credit is featured on all 12 songs on her debut. Having shared the stage with Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, Ballerini recently performed at the Country CMC Rocks Festival in Australia and will join select dates with Billy Currington this spring and Rascal Flatts this summer.
For tour dates and more information, visit Reach out to her on Facebook, Twitter,Instagram and YouTube.

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