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Halsey & Kelsea Ballerini Bring the Heat with 'The Other Girl' Performance at CMT Awards 2020 - Watch!

Halsey and Kelsea Ballerini are heating up the stage!

The two singers hit the stage for a performance of their collab “The Other Girl” at the 2020 CMT Music Awards aired on Wednesday (October 21) from Los Angeles.

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For their performance, Halsey and Kelsea performed a seductive rendition of their duet in a set that was transformed into a dive bar.

Ahead of their performance, Kelsea shined in a mirrorball-inspired mini-dress while walking the red carpet.

The ladies were nominated for CMT Performance of the Year, but unfortunately didn’t win.

Check out the full list of winners at the CMT Music Awards here.

FYI: Kelsea is wearing a vintage Tom Ford shimmering dress.

10+ pictures inside of Kelsea Ballerini and Halsey at the awards show…More Here! »

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Kelsea Ballerini Performs New Version of 'Hole in the Bottle' at ACM Awards 2020!

Kelsea Ballerini hits the stage at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium for her performance at the 2020 Academy of Country Music Awards, which aired on Wednesday (September 16).

The 27-year-old country singer performed the ballerini version of her song “Hole in the Bottle.”

If you didn’t know, Kelsea dropped her album Kelsea back in March and she deconstructed all of the songs and released the new versions in a new album titled ballerini just last week.

“So this year at the ACMs I am performing my single ‘Hole In The Bottle’ but I’m performing the ballerini version of it, which is super fun to be able to play a new version of a song that’s also still kind of new and to play at The Ryman feels really fitting cause it’s all organic and stripped and it’s a drinking song and I don’t know about you but it’s really been a thing the last five months of my life,” Kelsea told Country Now about the performance. “I just have to like pat everyone on the back because it’s been so safe and everyone’s taking every precaution to get music to people but do it the right way and I think that just represents country music so well and to be able to be a part of this community and a part of this show kind of being the first real thing that we’ve gotten to do in months and months and months, I’m just really grateful to be here.”

Check out the full list of performers and presenters right here!

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Kelsea Ballerini Says She Misses the Red Carpet Ahead of ACM Awards Appearance

Kelsea Ballerini poses for photos while attending a virtual radio row press day for the 2020 ACM Awards on Monday (September 14) in Nashville, Tenn.

The 27-year-old country singer opened up about how she used to get so anxious on the red carpet, but she misses getting dressed up for them amid the pandemic.

“Like, I hated them because I got so anxious,” she told Taste of Country. “I don’t know why. I would just struggle really bad with anxiety about them, so I would just run on, do photos and like three interviews and leave because I just hated it.”

“And then I’m like, ‘Oh my gosh, Carrie Underwood is on the carpet. Get out of her way, she’s the queen,’” Kelsea continued. “But now, I miss it so much. I’m like, ‘Yes, put me in a pair of Spanx and let’s go!’”

Well, good news for Kelsea (and for us): she’ll be back on the red carpet for the ACM Awards on Wednesday!

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Kelsea Ballerini Reveals What Drink Taylor Swift Said to Have With 'Folklore'!

Kelsea Ballerini is providing some helpful advice for those who drink responsibly!

The 26-year-old singer-songwriter made an appearance on Boston’s Mix 104.1’s Karson & Kennedy Talk with Famous People this week, and shared a cute story about recently texting Taylor Swift amid the surprise release of her new studio album, folklore.

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“I’m such a super fan…I really need to give it the listen it deserves before I talk about it,” Kelsea gushed.

“I texted her yesterday and I’m like, ’Alright. Am I red wine-ing? Am I Manhattan-ing? Am I tequila shooting?’…Like, where am I going?’” Kelsea explained during the interview.

“She was like, ‘red wine…buckle up,’” Kelsea then revealed.

If you missed it, there’s a fan theory going around about how every song on the album is potentially connected.

Watch Kelsea Ballerini‘s full interview…

Kelsea Ballerini Calls Out Chase Rice for Holding Concert Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Kelsea Ballerini is calling out country singer Chase Rice for holding a packed concert amid the Coronavirus pandemic that specifically calls for social distancing to slow the spread.

Chase played the concert over the weekend in at the Historic Brushy Mountain State Penitentiary in Petros, Tennessee. Less than 1,000 people were reportedly in attendance.

“Imagine being selfish enough to put thousands of people’s health at risk, not to mention the potential ripple effect, and play a NORMAL country concert right now. @ChaseRiceMusic
, We all want (and need) to tour. We just care about our fans and their families enough to wait,” Kelsea tweeted after seeing a video of the packed crowd on Twitter.

If Chase looks familiar to you (and you aren’t a country music fan), it’s because he made headlines earlier this year…

You can find out more about how the Coronavirus pandemic is impacting Hollywood right here.

Kelsea Ballerini: 'Kelsea' Album Stream & Download - Listen Now!

Kelsea Ballerini‘s new, self-titled album Kelsea is out now!

The 26-year-old “homecoming queen?” singer shared her third album with fans on Friday (March 20).

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The 13-track project features her collaboration with Halsey, “The Other Girl,” and Kenny Chesney, “Half of My Hometown.”

Kelsea Ballerini had to cancel her album release plans amid coronavirus concerns but promises to bring them back to life soon.

Listen to Kelsea below! You can also download it on Apple Music.

Kelsea Ballerini Had To Cancel Her Album Release Plans But Promises To Bring Them Back To Life Soon

Kelsea Ballerini is disappointed to be cancelling release week plans in support of her new album, kelsea.

However, the 24-year-old singer cares more about her fans safety first amid coronavirus concerns.

“So friends, my album still comes out Friday, which I am so excited about, more than I can even say,” Kelsea shared in the video message. “However, this week is going to look a lot different than we had planned for and hoped for and dreamed up. I really wanted there to be so many moments and opportunities for me, face to face, to play these songs for you for the first time, and hug as many of you as possible.”

She continues, “But, what I care about more than that is everyone staying safe and staying healthy, so a lot of our plans have changed. The silver lining is, I feel and really believe that music can bring a lot of peace when things feel really unsettled, and it can make you feel calm when life feels chaotic.”

“I love this album, and I hope that there is something on it that makes you feel those things,” Kelsea adds about the record. “I really promise that when everything that’s happening right now passes and calms down, we will bring all of our plans back to life. It’s just not in the timeline that we had pictured. But I love you guys, and I can’t wait to hear what you think about this album. Please stay safe, and I’ll be around on the social medias, so just holler. You have a friend. Album comes out Friday. Stay safe, guys.”

Kelsea‘s album will be out on March 21 – stay tuned for the stream and download!

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