Kelsea Ballerini Earns Taylor Swift's Seal of Approval

Swift Is Now a Big Fan, and She Really "Means It"

Rising star and one of CMT's Next Women of Country, Kelsea Ballerini just received a huge vote of confidence from one of music’s biggest names.

That’s right, apparently Taylor Swift can’t “shake off” the undeniably infectious tunes on Ballerini’s self-titled EP.

Two songs in particular earned a shout-out from Swift: Ballerini’s current single “Love Me Like You Mean It” and “Yeah Boy.”

As one might expect, Ballerini replied with appreciation and admiration adding that Swift’s blessing had “made her year.”

Plus a throwback shot to when Ballerini was just another fan at a meet-and-greet.

She also posted a screenshot of Swift’s tweet to Instagram, along with a suitably starstruck caption.

"This just happened and I can't even."

Ballerini’s EP was released back in November, but her debut full-length studio album, The First Time, is set to be released on May 19.

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