KELSEA BALLERINI UNAPOLOGETICALLY TAKES A BITE OUT OF THE BIG APPLE WITH SOLD-OUT NYC HEADLINING SHOW TO APPEAR ON E! NEWS’ DAILY POP PLUS DEBUT ON THE LATE LATE SHOW WITH JAMES CORDEN TOMORROW (4/10)
FEMALE VOCALIST OF THE YEAR AND VIDEO OF THE YEAR (“LEGENDS”) NOMINEE TO PERFORM AT THE 53RD ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS (4/15)
Surrounded by the bright lights of New York City’s iconic Times Square, the marquee of the PlayStation Theater illuminated SOLD OUT as Black River Entertainment’sKELSEA BALLERINI hit the stage for one of her biggest headlining stops on THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR on Friday (4/6).
At full capacity, the Country music trailblazer dared fans to sing “aggressively loud” – which they happily obliged – throughout her thematic setlist. With each passionate vignette of “loss, life, and love” from her acclaimed sophomore album, UNAPOLOGETICALLY, Ballerini was left stunned by the intense call-and-response of her high-energy audience, especially during history-making #1 “Legends” – notching her the most #1s for a female artist since debuting on the Billboard Country Airplay chart in 2015 – and current chart-climbing single, “I Hate Love Songs.”
Tomorrow (4/10), Ballerini will make her debut on CBS’ The Late Late Show with James Corden with the clever ballad penned by Ballerini, Shane McAnally and Trevor Rosen. While also in Los Angeles, she’ll revisit E! News’ Daily Pop for a live chat earlier that afternoon (12/11c).
She’ll then jet-set to Las Vegas to participate in on-site events including the sold-out 95.5 THE BULL’S 10TH ANNUAL ALL-STAR GUITAR PULL (4/12) and the inaugural ACM WORKOUT FOR A CAUSE: ERIN OPREA UNLEASHED TOUR (4/14), leading up to the 53rd Academy of Country Music Awards on April 15. Vying for Female Vocalist of the Year and Video of the Year (“Legends”), Ballerini is also slated to perform live on CBS.
Nearing the end of THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR, The Arlington Theatre in Santa Barbara, CA, (4/25) is the only venue with limited tickets remaining as 14 dates sold out. She’ll wrap the worldwide trek with a first-time full slot at the annual Stagecoach festival in Indio, CA, on April 27.
For more information on KELSEA BALLERINI and VIP Experiences for THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR, visit KelseaBallerini.com and reach out to her on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Fans can also follow along the tour with #KB2TOUR.
ABOUT KELSEA BALLERINI:
Applauded as GRAMMY nominee Kelsea Ballerini’s “grown-up statement” (Rolling Stone), the Black River Entertainment artist’s acclaimed sophomore album UNAPOLOGETICALLY takes listeners on an intimate journey of loss, life, and love. The 12-track compilation – all written or co-written by Ballerini – features the GOLD-certified, #1 hit “Legends” and current chart-rising single “I Hate Love Songs.” She’s currently on THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR, following her sold-out first headlining tour, THE FIRST TIME TOUR (2016). The record-breaker skyrocketed to stardom after releasing PLATINUM-certified, #1 smashes – “Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Dibs,” “Peter Pan” – from her GOLD-certified breakout THE FIRST TIME. Ballerini is the only female artist in Country music history, including female duos and groups, to go #1 with her first three consecutive singles from a debut album. As spotted on “Best Dressed” lists, the style maven appeared in a multi-page fashion spread in Cosmopolitan’s March 2018 issue, with several other high profile looks: Billboard Magazine’s GRAMMY preview issue;Forbes’ “30 Under 30” class; and People Magazine’s “Beauty at Every Age” list in their iconic World’s Most Beautiful issue. Praised by The New York Times as an “elegant songwriter,” Ballerini has received the esteemed ASCAP Vanguard Award, CMT Next Women of Country’s Impact Award, Nashville Business Journal’s Artist of the Year, ACM Honor’s Gene Weed Milestone Award, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Country Artist, Billboard Women in Music’s Rising Star, multiple Radio Disney Music Awards plus several breakthrough female awards from ACM and CMT. She’s vying for ACMFemale Vocalist of the Year and ACM Video of the Year (“Legends”) at the upcoming award show airing live April 15 on CBS.