It is Kelsea Ballerini‘s time to shine!
In an unique first-look shared with PEOPLE from Ballerini’s upcoming CMT Storytellers installment, the nation star takes the stage to carry out an acoustic model of her tune “If You Go Down (I am Goin’ Down Too).”
Within the video, the “Peter Pan” singer, 29, seems on a stage carrying a floral, floor-length costume along with her acoustic guitar. She then begins to strum alongside along with her band as she sings about sticking by a pal’s aspect by way of the thick of it. Throughout her efficiency, friends within the crowd sang alongside along with her.
CMT Storytellers: Kelsea Ballerini will characteristic never-before-heard tales by the singer as she opens up about her evolution as a songwriter and musician whereas navigating her life and profession.
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“Songwriting is my remedy, my haven, my finest pal, and my exhale. it is the purest a part of what I do, and I’m grateful to affix a lineup of storytellers I’ve realized from as I inform mine,” Ballerini mentioned in a press launch.
Ballerini will headline the third installment of the music collection on Feb. 16 at 10 p.m. ET with an encore at 11 p.m. that night time. Encore broadcasts will air once more on Feb. 19 at 11 a.m. ET, Feb. 24 at 8 p.m. ET and Feb. 25 at 10 a.m. ET and 6 p.m. ET.
“If You Go Down (I am Goin’ Down Too)” was featured on Ballerini’s newest studio album Topic to Change, which she launched in September.
Forward of its launch, the singer spoke to PEOPLE concerning the “magnificence” and “messiness” in her soul looking out that inspired the record.
“It is actually my post-pandemic venture. Like everybody else on the earth, I used to be compelled to sit down in stillness and I am not good at that,” she instructed PEOPLE. “I prefer to be in full dash on a regular basis, working and enjoying reveals and making information. And that wasn’t an possibility. In that point I type of awoke and I used to be like, ‘Oh, I am not 19 anymore. That is bizarre.’ And I’ve a whole lot of life to course of and a whole lot of time to do it.”
She continued, “I believe in that unraveling of all these stunning, wonderful experiences that I had gotten to have through the years in my profession and my private life … it actually unlocked this honesty and extra so than the honesty, the heart to go there in some methods. And I believe that is heard all through the entire venture.”