Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Nicole Ballerini (born September 12, 1993) is an American country pop singer and songwriter, signed to Black River Entertainment.


Kelsea Ballerini was born in Mascot, Tennessee and grew up in Knoxville, Tennessee. Her father, a country radio programmer, is part Italian. Her mother has worked in marketing for Thomas Nelson Bible publishing and a sponsorship company. She started taking dance lessons at 3 and stopped ten years later. She sang in the church and school choirs. She wrote her first song at 12 for her mother and mov...



Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini Laugh It Up in CMA Fest Blooper Reel

At one point, Rhett asks Ballerini about a stray hair on his face, to which the “I Hate Love Songs” singer responds that it’s an actual eyebrow hair.

Lauren Laffer • August 2, 2018

Thomas Rhett, Kelsea Ballerini Excited to Return as ‘CMA Fest’ Hosts

Thomas Rhett and Kelsea Ballerini are back as the hosts for ABC’s ‘CMA Fest’ special for the second consecutive year.

Lauren Laffer • July 30, 2018