Kelsea Ballerini debuted the music video for her latest single, “I Hate Love Songs,” on the big screens during CMA Fest at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium over the weekend. In addition to performing on the main stage, Kelsea assumed co-hosting duties with Thomas Rhett for the three-hour CMA Fest special airing on ABC on August 8th at 8 p.m. ET.
In other video news, Sugarland also released the clip for “Babe,” featuring Taylor Swift, the song’s writer. Taylor and Jennifer Nettles are pitted against each other in a love triangle. The song is included on Sugarland’s new album, Bigger, which was released on Friday (June 8th).
With well over 2 billion spins on Pandora, Lee Brice was inducted into the streaming service’s ‘Billionaires Club’ on Friday (June 8th) night. The “Rumor” singer, who is now among the Top 25 most-streamed country artists of all time on Pandora, was surprised with a plaque commemorating the milestone at CMA Fest, becoming only the second country artist behind Keith Urban to receive the Pandora Billionaire plaque. Topping 2 billion streams puts Lee in company with not only Keith, but legends including Johnny Cash and Fleetwood Mac, as well as John Legend.