Kelsea Ballerini Snags Two Mickeys, Performs at Radio Disney Music Awards
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Kelsea Ballerini took home two golden Mickeys at the 2017 Radio Disney Awards on Saturday (April 29), winning two of the three categories for which she was nominated: Country Favorite Song and Country Favorite Artist. She also hosted the evening, but paused those duties to showcase a medley of her songs and join in on a tribute to the one and only Britney Spears, who was honored with the first Icon Award.
Ballerini offered a sampling of her own No. 1 hits during the show, singing “Love Me Like You Mean It,” “Peter Pan,” and “Dibs.” Showing off her fun-loving personality, she also went all-in alongside Jamie Lynn Spears, Hailee Steinfeld and Sofia Carson to honor one of the biggest pop stars of this generation, donning a red jumpsuit as an ode to Spears and “Oops! I Did It Again.”
Now, Ballerini is gearing up to release her much-anticipated sophomore album, which she says will reflect her growth since her debut, The First Time. “I have to be honest about growing up and becoming a young woman. That’s why we picked ‘Yeah Boy’ to be the last single from the first album — there’s nothing like that on this next record,” she says.
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