CMT’s “Next Women of Country” Artist Kelsea Ballerini Releases EP Today

Jeremy Ryan
Jeremy Ryan
Jeremy Ryan

Newly named one of CMTsNext Women of CountryBlack River Entertainment songwriter and recording artist Kelsea Ballerini digitally releases herself-titled EPtoday. The acoustic music video for Kelseas debut single Love Me Like You Mean It is featured in CMTs Artist Discovery campaign and is now playing onCMT Pure.

Songwriting is cornerstone in Kelseas composition as an artist making the invitation from CMT to join theirNext Women of Countryfranchise alongside last years members including GRAMMY-winner singer/songwriter Kacey Musgraves and GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriters Brandy Clark and Jewel, all the more humbling.

I remember seeingthe women that CMT chose last year forNext Women of Countryandthinking, I hope one day I can be part of a similar group because itssuch an exciting timefor women in country music.’
Kelsea continued, I never thought that a year later Id be part of thisgroup. Its a huge honor and Im very thankful to be in company with ladiesthat are really breaking through and shaking up country music right now.
Love Me Like You Mean It is included onKelsea Ballerinico-produced by Forest Glen Whitehead & Jason Massey, along with four additional new songs penned by Kelsea. The First Time, Kelseas only solo-write on the EP puts her songwriting abilities on full display.
To view the acoustic music video for Love Me Like You Mean It please visit Kelseas artist page onCMT.comor watch below.

For more information on Kelsea Ballerini please visitKelseaBallerini.com, and reach out to her onFacebook,Twitter,InstagramandYouTube.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

Juliet holds a B.S. in marketing from St. John's University.

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