Following a landmark UNAPOLOGETICALLYlaunch boosted by an outpouring of critical acclaim, Black River Entertainment recording artist KELSEA BALLERINI is embracing the spirit of Thanksgiving this year.
Invited to celebrate four young HALO honorees with a pop-infused performance of her chart-rising lead single “Legends,” Ballerini will appear on the Nickelodeon HALO Awards 2017 on Sunday(11/26) at 7 p.m. ET/PT (across Nickelodeon, TeenNick, and Nicktoons). She will also present Kelly Clarkson with the notable HALO Hall of Fame Award during the compelling “Helping and Leading Others” one-hour special.
Watch a Nickelodeon teaser featuring Kelsea Ballerini playing “This or That” with 12-year-old HALO honoree Raegan Junge – founder of Raegan’s Relief Efforts:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4hew4I2w_xs
Prior to the empowering award show, Ballerini has a blockbuster list of hit TV looks before headlining CBS’The Thanksgiving Day Parade (live across three time zones: 9:00 a.m. ET8:00 a.m. CT, and 7:00 a.m. MTon Thursday (11/23). She’ll grace LIVE with Kelly and Ryan (local times and channels) on Tuesday(11/21), and then perform during the season 25 finale of ABC’s Dancing with the Stars live from Los Angeles, CA, that night (9/8c). 
Back in Nashville, she’ll make her return to ABC’s CMA Country Christmas from the sold-out Grand Ole Opry. Hosted by Reba McEntire, the eighth annual festive two-hour show airs November 27 at 8/7c. Full of holiday heart, her jubilant “Children Go Where I Send You” can also now be heard in theaters, as it’s featured in Sony Pictures Animation’s The Star and The Star: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack.
For more information on KELSEA BALLERINI and THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR, which launches this winter, visit KelseaBallerini.com and reach out to her on FacebookTwitter and Instagram. Fans can also follow along the tour with #KB2TOUR.
About Kelsea Ballerini:
Dubbed GRAMMY nominee Kelsea Ballerini’s “grown-up statement” (Rolling Stone), the Black River Entertainment artist’s acclaimed sophomore album UNAPOLOGETICALLY takes listeners on an intimate journey of loss, life, and love. “Legends” marks the first chart-rising single among the 12-track compilation – all written or co-written by Ballerini. Following a sold-out first headlining tour, THE FIRST TIME TOUR, last year, Ballerini kicks off THE UNAPOLOGETICALLY TOUR this winter. The record-breaker skyrocketed to stardom after releasing three consecutive PLATINUM-certified, #1 smashes from her critically acclaimed, GOLD debut album THE FIRST TIME – “Love Me Like You Mean It," “Peter Pan,” and “Dibs” – making her the only female artist in Country music history, including female duos and groups, to achieve this accolade. Ballerini has appeared on the cover of Billboard Magazine’s GRAMMY preview issue, was included inForbes’ “30 Under 30” class of 2017, and featured in People Magazine’s “Beauty at Every Age” list in their iconic World’s Most Beautiful issue for 2017. Praised by The New York Times as an “elegant songwriter," Ballerini has received the esteemed ASCAP Vanguard Award, CMT’s Impact Award after being chosen to be a part of CMT’s Next Women of CountryNashville Business Journal’s Artist of The Year, ACM Honor’sGene Weed Milestone Award, iHeartRadio Music Award for Best New Country Artist, ACM Award for New Female Vocalist of the Year (2016), ACCA Award for Breakthrough Female of the Year (2016), multiple Radio Disney Music Awards, and Billboard’s Rising Star title at the prestigious 2015 Women in Music event.