KELSEA BALLERINI DAZZLES IN DREAMY DEBUT ON CBS’ THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
KELSEA BALLERINI DAZZLES IN DREAMY DEBUT ON CBS’
THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT
Sophomore Album UNAPOLOGETICALLY Available Now
Outpouring Of Critical Praise Ahead Of Being Honored With The ASCAP Vanguard Award Tonight
Photo Credit: Scott Kowalchyk / CBS
Courtesy of Black River Entertainment
Nashville, Tenn. (November 6, 2017) – With critics commending UNAPOLOGETICALLY as Country star KELSEA BALLERINI’s “grown-up statement” (Rolling Stone),
the Black River Entertainment recording artist introduced her
tongue-in-cheek ballad “I Hate Love Songs” – from her brand new album UNAPOLOGETICALLY – during her five-star debut on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Friday night (11/3).
in vintage vibes of old Hollywood glamour, Ballerini crooned atop a
gorgeous grand piano while looking effortlessly elegant in a silver
Maria Lucia Hohan gown.
In case you missed it, watch her dreamy rendition of “I Hate Love Songs” on CBS’ The Late Show with Stephen Colberthere.
Tonight, Ballerini will be honored with the respected ASCAP Vanguard Award at the 55th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards before taking the stage bright-and-early during ABC’s Good Morning America
live telecast from Nashville Wednesday (11/8). Beginning at 7 a.m.
(local time), fans can tune in to see Ballerini welcome the Big Apple to
Music City with a spirited performance of tunes from UNAPOLOGETICALLY.
The Female Vocalist of the Year
nominee will succeed her morning appearance at the 51st annual CMA
Awards that night (airing 8/7c on ABC), where she’ll contend for the
coveted title. Ballerini will also unite with icon Reba McEntire for a
legendary duet of her chart-rising single “Legends.”
by Forest Glen Whitehead and Jason Massey – as well as Shane McAnally,
Lindsay Rimes, and Jimmy Robbins on select tracks – Ballerini’s 12-track
journey of loss, life, and love – UNAPOLOGETICALLY – is now available everywhere. In addition, THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR, including VIP Packages, is currently on-sale.
Named among the “30 Biggest Albums of Fall” by Entertainment Weekly,
GRAMMY nominee Kelsea Ballerini takes listeners on an intimate journey
of loss, life, and love, with her highly-anticipated sophomore album UNAPOLOGETICALLY.
“Legends” marks the first chart-rising single among the 12-track
compilation written or co-written by Ballerini. Following a successful
sold-out first headlining tour, THE FIRST TIME TOUR, last year,
Ballerini kicks off THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR this winter. The Black
River Entertainment artist is vying for Female Vocalist of the Year at the 51st annual CMA Awards airing live from Nashville on November 8 on ABC. She will also be honored with the ASCAP Vanguard Award
at the 55th annual ASCAP Country Music Awards (11/6). The
record-breaker skyrocketed to stardom after releasing three consecutive
PLATINUM-certified, #1 smashes from her critically acclaimed, GOLD debut
album THE FIRST TIME – “Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Peter
Pan,” and “Dibs” – making her the only female artist in Country music
history, including female duos and groups, to achieve this accolade.
Ballerini has appeared on the cover of Billboard Magazine’s GRAMMY preview issue, was included in Forbes’ “30 Under 30” class of 2017, and featured in People Magazine’s
“Beauty at Every Age” list in their iconic World’s Most Beautiful issue
for 2017. She’s been named “The Country Sweetheart” in People’s elite “Ones to Watch” portfolio, praised by Rolling Stone as the “Nashville It Girl,” touted by Billboard as “Country’s Next Queen,” and selected as one of CMT’s Next Women of Country. Awarded Billboard’s
“Rising Star” title at the prestigious 2015 Women in Music event,
Ballerini has continued to gain recognition by scoring her first-ever
ACM Award win for New Female Vocalist of the Year, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Country Artist, multiple Radio Disney Music Awards, American Country Countdown Award (ACCA) for Breakthrough Female of the Year, ACM Honors’ Gene Weed Milestone Award and acknowledged as Artist of the Year by Nashville Business Journal.