Kelsea Ballerini launched to stardom with two consecutive GOLD-certified #1 smashes – "Love Me Like You Mean It" and follow-up "Dibs" – from her critically-acclaimed debut album "The First Time." The Black River Entertainment recording artist is the first solo female artist in 15 years to hit #1 with her first two country singles and one of only 11 women to have ever hit the top of the charts with a debut. Her third single, "Peter Pan," is currently flying up the country radio charts. Abuzz with high-profile media looks, she has been named "The Country Sweetheart" in People Magazine's elite "Ones to Watch" portfolio, touted by Billboard Magazine as "Country's Next Queen," praised by Rolling Stone as the "Nashville It Girl" and selected as one of CMT's Next Women of Country. The talented singer/songwriter's credit is featured on all 12 songs on her debut. Racking up the accolades, she received Billboard's "Rising Star" award at the prestigious 2015 Women In Music event and recently earned her first-ever ACM Award win for 2016 New Female Vocalist of the Year, the fan-voted Radio Disney Music Award for The Freshest – Best New Artist (all genre) and the American Country Countdown Award (ACCA) for Breakthrough Female of the Year. Having shared the stage with Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Tim McGraw, Carrie Underwood and Keith Urban, Ballerini recently performed at the Country CMC Rocks Festival in Australia and will join select dates with Billy Currington this spring and Rascal Flatts this summer.