Country’s Sweetheart, Kelsea Ballerini, has hit another milestone in her career!!! Immediately after performing on the Grand Ole Opry on Thursday… her label presented her with a Gold certified plaque for her Top 10 hit, “Peter Pan”!!! Her fans are no strangers to her videos…the love they are showing for her music videos on Vevo has been recognized with the “Peter Pan” video reaching a milestone, surpassing 10 million views!!!
Kelsea Ballerini born September 12th 1993, in Mascot Tennessee. She started dance lessons at age 3 but by age 10 quickly realized that wasn’t what she wanted to do! Her family lived in Knoxville, TN. She begin writing songs at age 12, learning to play the guitar at age 14, and moved to Nashville at 15 to follow her dream. It was just 4 years later that she signed a publishing deal with Black River Publishing and a recording deal with Black River Entertainment .
Later that year her debut single was released, “Love Me Like You Mean It”. A digital EP titled “Kelsea Ballerini” was released in November 2014. Her first appearance on the Grand Ole Opry was February 13th 2015. Her full length album titled “The First Time” was released in May, it debuted at number 4 on the Billboard US Country Charts, and 31 on the Top 200 Country Charts!
Written for Country Music Pride by Jennifer Shaw