Kelsea Ballerini Announces November Album ‘Unapologetically’
With a bit of fanfare and more than a little excitement, country star Kelsea Ballerini announced her sophomore album title and release date today. She said in a quick interview with Good Morning America that she's been keeping the information a secret for so long that she couldn't wait to reveal it.
As GMA host Robin Roberts noted, Ballerini's first three singles from her debut album hit number one on the Billboard Country Airplay chart, a feat no other woman in the history of the genre has achieved. Her debut album, aptly named The First Time, made it to number four on Billboard's Top Country Albums and was certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Later on in the interview with GMA, Ballerini detailed the process behind creating and finalizing the album, noting that she had written over 200 songs in preparation.
"For this record, the two filters I had for picking songs were that I wanted to know that it was going to go over well live, and I wanted to be able to see a music video in my head, because those were two things that I had no idea about on my first record," she said.
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