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ASCAP CELEBRATES KELSEA BALLERINI’S DEBUT #1 SINGLE

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Pictured (l-r): Black River Entertainment's Gordon Kerr and Celia Froelig, Kerr, Whitehead, Ballerini, Carpenter, Parallel Music Publishing's Tim Hunze and ASCAP's Mike Sistad. Photo by Ed Rode.

ASCAP hosted a #1 party to celebrate “Love Me Like You Mean It,” Black River Entertainment recording artist Kelsea Ballerini’s first #1 song as an artist and a songwriter, on Monday, August 10th in the lobby of the performing rights organization’s Music Row offices. A shoulder-to-shoulder crowd cheered Ballerini and her co-writers Lance Carpenter, Josh Kerr and Forest Glen Whitehead, who also celebrated their first chart-topping hits as songwriters. Whitehead also produced the track, which made Ballerini the first solo female artist in nine years to hit #1 with her debut country single and one of only 11 women to have ever hit the top of the charts with a debut. Publishers Black River Music Publishing and Parallel Music Publishing were also on hand to celebrate the group.

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KELSEA BALLERINI TOPS THE COUNTRY RADIO AIRPLAY CHARTS FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH DEBUT SMASH “LOVE ME LIKE YOU MEAN IT”

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Black River Entertainment recording artist Kelsea Ballerini’s smash debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It” tops both the Mediabase and Billboard Country Airplay Charts for the first time this week. The proven hit co-written by Ballerini earns her a spot alongside only 10 of country music’s leading women including Faith Hill, Trisha Yearwood and Carrie Underwood who have achieved a #1 with their debut country single.

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SiriusXM’S The Highway Exclusively Premieres “Love Me Like You Mean It” Lyric Video

Kelsea BalleriniBlack River Entertainment and SiriusXM’s The Highway continue to partner as the lyric video featuring Kelsea Ballerini and her debut single “Love Me Like You Mean It” is released today exclusively on the Facebook page of SiriusXM’s The Highway. Continue Reading →

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