Kelsea Ballerini To Receive Billboard's Rising Star Award
She joins a league of women who will also be recognized, including Lady Gaga as Woman of the Year, Selena Gomez as the year's Chart Topper, Lana Del Rey for the Trailblazer award, Demi Lovato for the Rulebraker honor, Fifth Harmony for Group of the Year and Alabama Shakes' Brittany Howard as Powerhouse.
"At 22, Kelsea Ballerini already has a career to kill for, from a hit song to award nominations and even a stop at the famed Grand Ole Opry," said Janice Min, co-president and chief creative officer of Guggenheim Media's Entertainment Group, which consists of Billboard and The Hollywood Reporter. Read more here.
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