All about KELSEA BAL­LERINI

Little Angel - - LITTLE ANGEL -

1 Kelsea Nicole Bal­lerini was born on Septem­ber 12, 1993 and grew up in Knoxville, Ten­nessee.

2 Kelsea wrote her first song at age 12 – it was called ‘ Oh Momma’ and came about be­cause Kelsea for­got to buy a Mother’s Day present!

3 She grew up lis­ten­ing to pop mu­sic and it wasn’t un­til she lis­tened to a song by Aussie, Keith Ur­ban, that she con­verted to coun­try mu­sic.

4 Kelsea moved to Nashville at age 15 to chase her mu­sic dreams and re­leased her de­but al­bum, The First Time, in 2015.

5 Her first three sin­gles ‘ LoveMe Like You Mean It’, ‘ Dibs’ and ‘ PeterPan’ all went to num­ber one on the US coun­try mu­sic charts, mak­ing her the first fe­male since the ‘90s to do so!

6 Kels says that she’s “the big­gest fan­girl in the world” and still gets starstuck. She met Tay­lor Swift and Lady An­te­bel­lum at fan meet and greets sev­eral years ago and is now friends with them!

7 As well as be­ing a tal­ented singer­song­writer, Kelsea was a dancer for 10 years and took lessons in bal­let, jazz and hip-hop.

8 Kelsea has an adorable dog called Dibs, who was named af­ter her hit sin­gle. For Hal­loween one year, Kelsea went as Tinker Bell and dressed Dibs as Tick Tock from the movie Peter Pan, which also hap­pens to be the name of an­other Kelsea hit!

9 When she’s per­form­ing, Kelsea loves be­ing a girly girl with her out­fits. “…it’s no se­cret that I love glit­ter and I love bright colours,” she says.

10 Kels is about to be­come an hon­ourary Aussie! She and Aus­tralian coun­try mu­sic star Mor­gan Evans are set to marry at the end of the year.

11 She wrote the song Unapologetically, just three weeks af­ter meet­ing Mor­gan. Aww!

12 Her sec­ond al­bum (also called Unapologetically) is out Novem­ber 3 and Kelsea wrote over 200 songs for the it. We can’t wait to hear what made the fi­nal cut!

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