Kelsea Ballerini, born September 12, 1993, is an American country pop singer. Kelsea began songwriting as a child later signed with Black River Entertainment in 2014. Her debut studio album, The First Time, released the following year in 2015. The second studio album, Unapologetically, was released in 2017. The first two albums had seven charted songs on the Hot Country Songs as well as four number one singles on Country Airplay charts. The debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It” made her the first female artist to send a debut single to the top of that chart since Carrie Underwood in 2006. The debut single was later followed by “Dibs” and “Peter Pan”. The fourth single, “Legends”, reached number one in the charts and her third studio album, Kelsea, and a counterpart acoustic album, Ballerini, were both released in 2020.