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Ballerini doesn't hate this love song

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 – Kelsea Ballerini will release "I Hate Love Songs" as the second single from "Unapologetically," she said today.

The song follow "Legends," a hit single from her sophomore album.

Ballerini's ode to a modern-day romance hits country radio airwaves tomorrow and officially goes for adds on March 12. Ballerini co-wrote the ballad alongside wordsmiths Shane McAnally and Trevor Rosen from Old Dominion.

"I will never forget introducing 'I Hate Love Songs' at the Grand Ole Opry before my record was even out, and just the overwhelming feeling of magic. I'd never experienced anything like that before with a song," Ballerini said. "It's sweet and sassy, and I hope you love it as much as I do."

Ballerini has sold out 14 shows on The Unapolgetically Tour. Ballerini is also set for a batch of international dates including C2C: Country to Country 2018 in London, United Kingdom on March 9 and Dublin, Ireland on March 11; CMC Rocks in Ipswich, Australia on March 17-18 plus a continuation of the tour with a sold-out show at Metro Theatre in Sydney, Australia on March 20.

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"Why do we need you? There's already a Taylor Swift." So said a Nashville record executive to a teenage Kelsea Ballerini. It undoubtedly stung at the time - but she was still in high school and had only travelled from Knoxville. Now that same executive is likely pricing a self-kicking machine. Ballerini's self-titled EP released last year scored big with a Top Ten Country single, "Love Me Like You Mean It." "The First Time," her full-sized debut, has now »»»
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In this world where morale seems to be slipping every day and the rising generation finds themselves inheriting a world that is less than perfect, it's always refreshing to run across an artist that sees the glass as half full and who displays a healthy dose of confidence. Up and coming Kelsea Ballerini fills the bill, and on her self-titled EP, she exudes youthful confidence with a sound that gives promise for the future. The EP doesn't set out to recreate the wheel, instead opting »»»
Editorial: Walking the talk – When names like Hank Williams, Johnny Cash, Waylon and the Hag are invoked, you're talking hard core country. These are the touchstones of country , the guys who made country music what it was and still is (or maybe can be). When these folks would sing about being down-and-out and the rough-and-tumble, they knew of what they were singing about. Fast forward a few years to the country singers of today. »»»
Concert Review: Rising Appalachia buck the mainsteam, and that's fine with them – Rising Appalachia would not be accused of being in the musical mainstream. Not too many bands who combine folk and Appalachian sounds with new world music could possibly be. And that suits the sister-led duo of Chloe Smith and Leah Song just fine. In fact, at one point, Chloe made it clear she did not embrace radio play as a sign of success... »»»
Concert Review: Bingham plays with something to prove – Ryan Bingham mainly focused on songs from his sixth album "American Love Song," for this lively show. Backed by a supportive band that also included two female backup singers and a fiddler, Bingham's eclectic setlist touched upon country, singer/songwriter folk, rock and blues. Bingham reached for lively country sounds early on, with... »»»
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