5 Things to Know About Kelsea Ballerini

Kelsea Ballerini, a rising star, seamlessly blends country and pop, attracting a diverse fan base with her catchy music.

Choir Beginnings:  Ballerini started in her church choir, setting up a contemporary choir at Fountain City United Methodist Church.

College Pursuits:  She briefly studied communications and marketing at Lipscomb University in Nashville before diving into music full-time.

Gift of Music:  Ballerini's first song, "Oh Mama," was a Mother's Day gift for her mom, evolving over the years.

Hip-Hop Dancer:  In her youth, Ballerini was a competitive hip-hop dancer, briefly returning to it in 2015.

Anxiety Soother:  Ballerini finds solace in performing "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" during stressful times.